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#1 junomike

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Posted 22 August 2019 - 07:48 AM

I know this replaces the Synscan HC, but does anyone know If I can use it to then control the telescope via SkySafari?

Not sure if It's possible to use it for the initial alignment via the Synscan App and then flip over to Skysafari or If Skysafari does

both (Alignment and telescope control) without the need for the Synscan App?

 

 



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 09:47 AM

Since it uses the SynScan Pro app I'm going to say yes. I have successfully used the SkyWatcher adapter with my 12" SynScan Dob and SkySafari on my Android devices.  I assume the Orion and SkyWatcher units are the same.  However if you use iOS you might need two devices based on this thread:  https://www.cloudyni.../?hl= skysafari  You probably don't have the SW Az GTi but you may have the same SynScan issues.

 

 

Give Orion a phone call at 800-447-1001 to be sure.



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 10:16 AM

I'm Android and xx16g.

Did you use the Synscan App for initial alignment or SkySafari?



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 10:22 AM

I align with SynScan.

 

Oh and if your do Windows the SynScan Pro app is the ASCOM driver.


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Posted 22 August 2019 - 02:38 PM

I align with SynScan.

 

Oh and if your do Windows the SynScan Pro app is the ASCOM driver.

Ok, Just so I'm clear, you align with the Synscan App and once done, flip over to Skysafari?  (this is my goal).



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 02:47 PM

Yes that's how I do it.



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Posted 22 August 2019 - 03:32 PM

Yes that's how I do it.

Perfect!

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