SKYQ with CGEM
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:25 PM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:37 AM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:52 PM
I thought I read somewhere that the SkyQ and Link system were for CPC and Nexstar units only......
No. They will work with just about any NexStar scope (which includes CPC, CGEM, CG5, CGE Pro, etc.). You do need an Aux Port.
Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:02 PM
You do need an Aux Port.
Originally, that's what they said. But here's the latest from their instruction sheet:
"A. Direct Connect Mode – SkyQ Link connects the telescope directly to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
1. Plug the SkyQ Link module into the telescope’s AUX or Hand Control port.
Make sure that the switch on the side is in the UP position for Direct Connect Mode, as shown in Figure 2, then power on the telescope.
NOTE: When controlling the telescope with the SkyQ App, you do not need to have
your telescope hand controller plugged in. The exception is for NexStar SE 4/5
users, who must leave the hand controller attached to the telescope."
I'm still waiting to hear back from Celestron on why the app crashes when trying to use it for alignment.
Posted 19 July 2012 - 05:44 PM
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