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v=ECz1DlCBQS4 Philip Neidlinger...
Feb 27, 2009
SS2K + GPDX
Any idea what this combo is worth used? I am considering selling the mount and keeping my tube assembly. Thanks Philip Neidlinger ka4koe@......
Feb 25, 2009
PC Control still allows me to use directional key on SS2K?
I've my SS2K v.2.07 for many years and never connect it to my PC. I'm now ready to go that route (buying usb-to-rs232,
and midi cable). My questions are: 1. If...
Feb 24, 2009
Jan Inge Berentsen An...
Dec motor seizing with odd buzzing sound?
Hello I'd be most grateful if someone could point out a slew problem I've had tonight. I'm controlling SS2K from keypad or Mac via RS232, and when I tried to...
Jan 29, 2009
Updated Ascom Driver - 5.1.7b
I have placed an updated Ascom driver in the Ascom downloads page http://ascom-
htm Its version is 5.1.7b There are no...
Jan 15, 2009
Question about early Skysensor motors
Hi everybody, I am new to the group...just bought a (new)but older version of the Skysensor goto system, but the manual and markings on motors and the HC are...
Dec 18, 2008
Tracking Speed Adjustment
Hello I'd be most grateful if someone could let me know if/where there is a setting in the ss2kpc for altering the rate of sidereal tracking? Reason being that...
Dec 4, 2008
Scope keeps moving after goto
Hi all! I'm sure I've read a post about this before but I simply can't find it. I use SS2K with a GPDX. After performing a goto the motor keeps moving in one...
Nov 26, 2008
Jan Inge Berentsen An...
skysensor2000pc serial protocol details request
Hi all I have the manual and the LX200 serial protocol but I want to write a microprocessor to understand the SS2K protocol . Anyone got a copy. ? cheers Mike...
Nov 20, 2008
Centre / align on a star wait two hours then goto same star...
This is something strange I experienced. I am trying to get my polar alignment to better than an arc minute or two of the SCP (and I'd say its very close). So...
Oct 14, 2008
SS2K mannual please
Hi, I've just bought a SS2K 2000 PC, can anyone help me get a manual for it please? I've tried pressing a few buttons and the mount does some interesting...
Oct 7, 2008
Jan Inge Berentsen An...
Internal variable illuminator for GP-DX?
Slim chance I know, but does anyone have a spare spacer unit with the variable intensity illuminator for the GP-DX mount? I know they were available a few...
Oct 3, 2008
Hello All, Does anyone use a STAR2000 guiding interface with their SS2k? I've just acquired an MX716 with a STAR2000, and although I've verified that the...
Oct 3, 2008
SS2K and the Orion Starshoot AutoGuider
Hello Everyone, Anyone using this combo yet? I am thinking about buying the camera this week. Will I need anything else (Shoestring GP-USB)? Or will this just...
Sep 25, 2008
Massimiliano De Deo
Problems with motor encoders
Hello, Does anyone know any details, i.e. specification, equivalent part number etc., for the opto switch surrounding the encoder disc at the rear of the MT-4...
Sep 18, 2008
Daylight savings time ... Again!!
OK, I have read the relevant threads but just can't seem to wrap my head around things with all the generalization. I will ask this with actual numbers and see...
Sep 16, 2008
Changing the tracking speed ss2k 2.10
Guys Just posted this message on the roboscope board by mistake ? I live in central london so often have to drive miles to get good skies and perfect alignment...
Sep 15, 2008
Hello, If the skysensor 2000 or the motors should ever fail and cannot be repaired, is there a replacement bolt on system for the DX mount that will do the...
Sep 12, 2008
Hello, If the internal battery is getting low do funny things start happening, like partial loss of alignment and tracking on switch on? All the data (lat,...
Sep 3, 2008
Email for VixenAmerica?
Hi! Does anyone have an email address for VixenAmerica? I'm trying to get spare parts for my SS2K... Ginge...
Aug 28, 2008
Mount Mvmt Part 2
OK So now I can change my mount from AltAz to RADec. When I shut power off it resets back to AltAz. There must be a way to make it default to RADec but i can't...
Aug 25, 2008
Albert van Duin
Mount Movement Oddities
I just picked up my SS2K PC. The software is version 2.05. Once the unit is powered on it says to press enter once the scope is in position. I press enter and...
Aug 24, 2008
051115 dec nudging cured
My long protracted tracking problem of my GPDX mount and GoTo drive .. repeated nudging in Dec out of the field of view.... seem to have rectified itself. I...
Aug 23, 2008
SS2K to PC Cable
I finally got me hands on a PC version of the SS2K. I would like to make a cable to connect the SS2K handset to my laptop. Does anyone have the necessary...
Aug 22, 2008
Hello All, I've recently been refining my backlash settings - to my (sort of) horror, I'm now at RA 250 and DEC 305. Just would like to take a snap-shot...
Aug 9, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
Hopefully this list will stay active. There are some good users here that can help others solve issues. I have a heavily modified Celestron CG-5 mount that I...
Jul 19, 2008
As several have noted since Hideo Tsdhudia , a fluent English speaker and most helpful person, left Vixen things have not been the same. However despite the...
Jul 16, 2008
Re: Digest Number 1687
Sky sensor 2000 User listKeep going guys... It's basically the only resource on the web I think with some expert users. Christophe ... From:...
Jun 22, 2008
RA seem fast? Maybe SCT mirror flop is throwing out your drift align
I had this issue that polar alignment using a C9.25 looked great both manually and using PEMPro - but I was getting star trails. It was like the mount (a...
Jun 14, 2008
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