Equatorial mounts do not need to be accurately polar-aligned although an accurate polar alignment will likely lead to a more satisfying observing experience. The author provides a self-contained installer. Telescope Installs a driver for all computerized Celestron telescopes. Please contact Explore Scientific for more information. It also recognises the StarSense HC. This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later.
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Simple applications such as planetarium slewing are more likely to ascok than demanding automation applications. This driver provides combined telescope, focuser, and dome interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs.
The author provides a self-contained installer. This version corrects the installer so it can be installed on Platform 5 and 6 and later.
Celestron Telescope Driver ProgId programmers only: This version has passed the Conformance Checker tests and has support for programmably changing pier ac.
This driver works with either alt-az mounts like a dobsonian or equatorial mounts.
It also recognises the StarSense HC. While not complete functionality e. Equatorial mounts do not need to be accurately polar-aligned although an accurate polar alignment will likely lead to a more satisfying observing experience.
Features are limited, and end-of-slew detection may be unreliable requires adjustment of encoder resolution.
Vixen SkySensor 6. This driver does NOT support Synta mounts. Provides position readout, slews, side of pier where appropriateand pulse guiding among its basic capabilities.
Driver name users, in the Chooser: It has been reported that this driver also works with the RCX except it doesn’t allow access to its unique features. For more information see Working with TheSky section 1.
Ascom 2X Mount Adaptor Paramount, etc. The driver has also passed the Conformance Checker tests see this report. This is a full-featured driver that provides not only ASCOM standard driver functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features.
Use the SkyWatcher driver listed below. Vixen Sphinx external link Driver for the Vixen Sphinx mounts.
ACL in TheSkyXPro v. TheSky6
Be prepared for limitations and problems. Use this driver with mounts that purport to use the LX protocol. Please go to the Astro-Physics Driver web page for their driver and associated software.
See the help file and release notes! The SynScan Hand Controller version must be 3. This driver has been supplied by the manufacturer and has passed all conformance tests report here. Latest firmware is recommended but will run with old firmware backwards compatible with reduced features.
Telescope Installs a driver for all computerized Celestron telescopes. Please contact Explore Scientific for more information.
ASCOM ACL Telescope Driver Download
The button leads to David’s web site for this driver as well as other info on DSCs. It should also work asvom TheSky6 and TheSky5 but not all functionality will be present. This is an ongoing project, so be sure to check the site for updates. This driver provides both telescope and focuser interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs.