Quote:Hi everyone, I will leave it like it is until I find another solution. Adm has some knobs but I want long ones with grip on them similar to the pro's knobs. But not for $30. a pair
Greenfield, Indiana USA
Deforked 1979 Orange C8, WO 66mm APO, 80mm f/7 refractor, Sears 60mm refractor, 80mm Orion short tube
Meade LX80 IOptron zEQ25
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
Quote:So time date/time should be redone each alignment then?
Quote: It does save location though correct?
Quote:Interesting that the ETX80 has a clock chip in it and the LX80 doesn't.
Quote: Do I need a camera to check the PE with PHD?
Quote:I was afraid so. I guess I'll wait until Wednesday.
Quote: Do I need Ascom drivers for the LX80, for the camera (Orion Starshoot G3) or both?
Quote:The Meade ETX-80AT backpack edition
Quote:It uses a 494 controller, so the clock chip has to be in the base.
Quote: If You are working with Andrew to try and PEC train
Quote:hope this helps ,Have more question feel free to ask
Here is a you tube video showing PECprep
Quote:It must have a battery somewhere in the mount to keep time/date data. This is not a neweer mount, probably 5 years old. I had erroneously thought Meade had put this into all the newer mounts.
Quote: It must have a battery somewhere in the mount to keep time/date data.
Quote: The clock battery is accessible from, guess what, the battery compartment
Quote:It appears that the time/date data is stored in the mount and that data is read into the HC at startup.
Quote:I was able to get a connection with the mount quick and easy with your step-by-step.