I notice some strange behaviour using the histogram, on the auto stretch funtion, nothing happens, I have to go back to the IMG tab, double click on the image-tumb nail, then histogram and auto stretch are working OK, not a big problem, but took me a while to see what was going on there. Thanx for reading and a happy and Clear New Year. Moved from Beta to Release status! The update I have been very slowly progressing is mostly to ensure the driver remains compliant with the latest version of ASCOM and will also fix some bugs which require more investigation and testing re the best solution. Select Sphinx from the pulldown list. Canon Optura 10 Driver Windows 7.

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You made mention of a update comming out and also updates to people ephinx help support the driver program Oracle Jdbc Driver Bug List. Just did some indoor tests Allow choice of polling interval.

This is mostly useful if you lose connectivity and want to reconnect but allow the mount to continue tracking.

ASCOM Star Book Driver

Unread post Thu Mar 16, 1: Vixen Sphinx Questions about hardware and software obtained directly from Shoestring Astronomy.

From this odd position we slewed straight to Betelgeuse and it was spot on. For more information see Working with TheSky aascom 1. It should also work with TheSky6 and TheSky5 but not all functionality will be present.


Unread post Thu Mar 16, 2: Exception occurred message in APT Although Vixen and resellers try to charge for this not Vixen America you should strongly argue that the Star Book is pretty useless without it. Canon Optura 10 Driver Windows 7. Be ascim for limitations and problems.

So far we are quite pleased with the scope, have only been able to set it up a few times because of our inclement weather. This will attempt aacom connect to the Sphinx and retrieve information such as longitude and latitude as well as the firmware version installed on the Star Book.

This driver provides both telescope and focuser interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs.

Ascom Vixen Sphinx Telescope Driver | setwath

For other peoples with this telescope mount and star book, It works great to connect the Vixen Sphinx star book to a wifi extender and use StarSafari 5 plus on iPad or Mac. Can an autoguide program such as PHD autoguide the mount using a webcam without going through a GPUSB connection to the autoguide port that is, using only the connection between the computer and the mount through the LAN port?

Reset Mount option that allows you to reconnect to the Sphinx without the driver resetting it. It is almost certain that the default IP address will be incorrect and you will need to change this to match the IP address displayed in the Star Book. This driver provides Telescope V3 support.

Telescope/Mount Drivers

Please note I am no longer supporting or developing this driver. Is the problem that I am running bit Windows 7? Enhance polling check for position and time to avoid possible rentrancy. Your comment will be queued in Akismet!


Just got a vixen mount with starbook just wanted to know if my win 10 64bit laptop would work or will I have to find an xp 32 bit s;hinx to install regards Alex PS well done for all your hard work to date.

Karl who is not used to SMS or video games hates the buttons on the Star Book, he constantly pushes the wrong ones and has to start sphibx and he put white-out on them so he could see them in the dark. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Assuming Sphinx is available, before clicking OK, click the Properties button to display the Setup dialogue xphinx the Sphinx driver itself. This is the title of your second post.

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But then I get always an annoying error message: This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier side. Cartes du Ciel and Starry Night Pro 5. Remove unused files from previous installer.