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#1 SteveRosenow


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Posted 07 August 2014 - 01:16 AM

Built a 50-foot run of data cable tonight. Attached an RJ-11 plug to one end, and a DB-9/RS232 Serial output.

Following a lengthy and very successful test in Meade's Autostar Suite, I am going to test this with my webcam and PHD guiding drivers within the week to see if I can achieve similar success.

And yes, clouds came with the deal.  :p  :refractor: :tonofbricks: 

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#2 VooDooBlade



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Posted 05 September 2014 - 09:48 AM

So how is this doing?  did you get any further.

I am about to make my cable.

Also, isn't there a USB to RS232 connector to buy?

#3 Fivel



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Posted 05 September 2014 - 12:25 PM

For VooDooBlade, yes there are the adapters available.

There are only two types of chipsets that work dependably.

You can Google to get the chipsets.

I bought an adapter at Radio Shack that works properly (I use it to do the Autostar updates).


For Steve, I also am anxious to see your results.

Please post some images and the setup when you have some to share.


Clear skies to all, Fivel

Edited by Fivel, 05 September 2014 - 12:26 PM.

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