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#1 t.r.

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 08:36 AM

Are Sky Commander 8196 encoders compatible with Nexus ? Do they plug right in with same connectors etc and will the Nexus recognize the signal and resolution?

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 09:23 AM

Not sure if this will help but Page 5 of the Nexus II user manual contains their Encoder pin descriptions.

 

Maybe you can those to the Sky Commander encoders?

 

https://www.astrodev..._Manual_1.1.pdf



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Posted 10 October 2019 - 10:32 AM

Hi-

 

I made the switch from a Sky Commander XP4 to a Nexus DSC. I just plug in the Nexus DSC using the same cables and adjust the setting and it worked seamlessly.

 

To be certain, you may also contact Serge at Astro Devices at sales@astrodevices.com.

 

You will love the Nexus DSC by the way!



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Posted 10 October 2019 - 11:19 AM

Thanks

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Posted 10 October 2019 - 11:38 AM

Note that you have to set the resolution and probably direction of rotation in the Nexus.  Also you'll probably want to use 8192 instead of 8196.  ;)

 

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