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Finally Full featured remote control of my Vixen

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#1 vpcirc

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 10:57 PM

I bit the bullet and purchased TheSkyX Serious. I was able to remotely control my Vixen SXD from the comfort of my office before with TheSky6, but with new version I can use every feature. I'm am thoroughly impressed. This version is worth every cent in my book.

#2 SPACEMAN

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 07:25 PM

congratulations!

#3 Rossmon

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Posted 28 February 2011 - 02:07 AM

Cool, I am expecting a vixen sxd in a week or less. Any tips, greatly appreciated. Saw your other post on the mount reversal during a AP session. I won't be doing much AP now but it is a future goal.
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Posted 28 February 2011 - 12:15 PM

The key to this mount is the polar scope. It wasn't very clear how to set it at first, but once I understood it, I was dead on. The most accurate routine for the algorithm is 8 total stars, 2 on each side aligned in pairs. If it's polar aligned well and balanced, you can easily get by with 2-4. This website is good for info. This guy wrote the ASCOM driver.

http://enzerink.net/...tar-book-driver

#5 Rossmon

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 02:36 AM

Thanks for the info! Yes I ran into Peters site already, said hello, what a vault of sphinx info, plus the driver! A remarkable fellow.


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