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EQMOD vs Meade #497 controller

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#1 Charles Hall

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 01:50 PM

Can anyone help me with connecting EQMOD to a Meade LXD75 or ETX mount? I have EQMOD installed, I have the "classic" Meade Driver installed. But when I go to EQMOD's setup, I never see an option for Meade, only the default Synta.
Is there a trick to get EQMOD to see a new driver?
Otherwise, EQMOD appears to be working properly.


#2 rmollise



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Posted 17 February 2013 - 02:05 PM

Sorry. EQMOD is only for the Synta SynScan telescopes. It will not work with your Meade.

#3 Charles Hall

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 08:07 PM

Tried to reply earlier, not sure if I succeeded!

Thanks so much, this saved me an afternoon of trying to do the impossible! I'd heard a lot about EQMOD, but the main reason I wanted to get it working was to use Alignmaster.

I am now thinking I can as easily use Stellarium or Carte Du Ciel.... but that will be another post.

Thanks again for saving me from myself!


#4 n1wvet


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:13 AM

Hi Charles, just a short note. I have Stellarium and Sky-X Serious working with the LXD-75 mount. You won't be wasting your time with these. I have not worked with Carte Du Ciel or the ETX though.

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