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saturn10

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  1. Hi Doug, I may be interested in having a look if it's still for sale. Kind regards, Rob
  2. Hi, For help check out my post on 12th Feb. Rob
  3. Hi, Excellent image, if you freeze it zoom in, you can see a face at one of the windows. Rob
  4. Hi all, I have managed to get sky safari to work with lx90 meade and android phone using bluetooth adaptor. This is the adaptor. Bluetooth Serial RS232 Adapter Class1 100meter range | eBay You need to change the baud rate to 9600 bps, using hyperterminal which is built into windows(You plug the bluetooth unit into computer using RS232 to USB cable). All other setting were left the same. (Slave, G & DCE (F). Also you need a mini rs232 gender changer male to male. eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace And also needed a null modem adaptor to swap 2 & 3 pinouts (wires)over, this is for mobile devices. It was £2 with free delivery Friday but seems to have gone up in price. Startech.com Db9 RS232 Serial Null Modem Adapter - Null: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics I have managed to make up my own cable whilst waiting for null modem to arrive, with great success. I have powered it up with USB cable provided but have ordered one of these: eBay - The UK's Online Marketplace These links may be useful: http://jan.eaglecreekobservatory.org/pinouts.html http://www.lammertbies.nl/comm/info/RS-232_null_modem.html http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457166.aspx I hope this helps everyone interested. regards, Rob
  5. Hi, Has anyone set up a celestron or meade telescope with a bluetooth adaptor to be controlled from android phone or tablet? thanks, Rob
  6. Hi all, I have now ordered a null modem adaptor. I hope this works. Rob
  7. Hi all, I know how you feel. I dropped a beer a couple of weeks ago whilst viewing, its so annoying. Rob
  8. If i buy anymore equipment they may have to move into the garage.
  9. Hi all, I have taken over lounge with telescopes and equipment. Wife and kids have the dining room. Which is my compromise. Rob
  10. Hi all, I have just ordered a rs232 male to male connector, you need this as well. Rob
  11. Hi, I have also bought the same bluetooth controller, it arrived today. Have you had any success yet with settings? thanks, Rob
  12. Hi Paul, I use it for mainly visual, its normally quite good once setup, I use a spirit level and wondered if it was worth drive training. thanks, Rob
  13. Hi, How often is drive training required and does it make any difference to pointing accuracy. Thanks, Rob
  14. Thanks Jamie, I will buy a bluetooth serial adapter. Rob
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