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have stellarium set up with computer connected to hand held controller. I did a dummy two star alignment and was able to move my celestron nexstar 6 se with ctrl 1 and alt 1.

I also am able to select sky items on the computer then click the slew button , then it begins to move but gets tugged back to the  original position. I'm thrilled that I got this far

but now I need to find out where my disconnect is. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Can you try doing an alignment using the handset, then choose a couple of test objects using the handset to see if the scope works on its own.

this will rule out a number of causes.

disconnect the computer from the handset before this test.

Edited by alanjgreen

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Whether I'm doing this correctly or not, this works for me:

Use handset to perform Alignment Process be it 2 Star or a Polar Align. 

Once that is completed, then I connect to computer and use either Stellarium or SkyTools. 

I'm not sure if you are trying to use Stellarium during your alignment process. But if you are I'd keep them separate. 

However, if I have misunderstood, I'm as clueless as you. Sorry...

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