I've been fighting the communication between my ASIair pro and AVX mount for almost a year. What I'd really appreciate from someone is a step-by-step guide of what they actually do to get star aligned and polar aligned. This shouldn't be taking me an hour each time.
For example, do you power up your AVX and do the mount's 2-star alignment first using the hand controller? Or do you PA with the asiair first and then use the asiair to plate solve? I feel like I've tried every combination and it never works the same each time (I eventually get there, but after about an hour or so).
I know there are problems with the AVX and asiair communication during the PA process. Several have pointed out that they turn off their mounts and manually rotate 60 degrees. But when I power the mount back up, the RA and DEC have reset in the hand controller and it doesn't know where it's at. So do you do another two-star alignment at that point? Plate solving doesn't seem to help.