AVX and CG-5 AS-GT NexStar Plus Hand Controllers
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Posted 12 October 2013 - 05:43 PM
My CG-5 AS-GT and my AVX both came with the newer NexStar Plus hand controllers. Today, just for fun, I plugged the AS-GT hand controller into the AVX to see if it would work. I was expecting it to detect the type of mount and display Advanced VX on the LCD, but instead it displayed AS-GT. However, it appeares to operate the mount normally. Now I'm wondering if the software is the same in all hand controllers or slightly different for each mount type?
Posted 13 October 2013 - 04:38 PM
Thanks Uncle Rod! I guess the mount name displayed is just encoded on a chip somewhere.
Posted 13 October 2013 - 06:31 PM
Yes, there is a mount ID function from the mount itself.