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    Default EXOS-2 controller upgrade



    I've been informed by ES that I can perform the upgrade to the EXOS-2 hand controller .

    This is what you need to do it.
    https://explorescientific.com/collec...s2gt-cable-set

    The instructions included give links to the ASCOM driver and the new controller software.

    Just ordered it. I'll post an update when it arrives.

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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    WOOO HOOO!
    The serial cable has arrived.
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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Controller updated and I now have a functional serial port

    Works great with Cartes du Ciel,
    Stellarium on the other hand........
    HOW THE HECK DO I GET STELLARIUM TO WORK WITH ASCOM???
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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by smeyer8015 View Post
    Controller updated and I now have a functional serial port

    Works great with Cartes du Ciel,
    Stellarium on the other hand........
    HOW THE HECK DO I GET STELLARIUM TO WORK WITH ASCOM???
    Close it and open CDC?
    Moving on.......

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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by sketrip View Post
    Close it and open CDC?
    But CDC isn't as shiny as Stellarium. I find Stellarium easier to use.
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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    I think you may need Stellariumscope to work with ASCOM. I think...
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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Stellarium is shiny...
    For some reason I have always preferred CDC. When the mount arrived it worked out of the box and I haven't Stellarium since.
    Not familiar with the mount , wish I had some suggestions for you. Have you checked the ASCOM group?

    And I think Bladekeeper is correct
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    Moving on.......

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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Quote Originally Posted by bladekeeper View Post
    I think you may need Stellariumscope to work with ASCOM. I think...
    Tried it, no workie.
    Guess I'll just have to work with CDC
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    Quote Originally Posted by smeyer8015 View Post
    Tried it, no workie.
    Guess I'll just have to work with CDC
    You can borrow my Instellarum Deep Sky Atlas...
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    Default Re: EXOS-2 controller upgrade

    Got StellariumScope working. Had to nuke the Stellarium config and start over.
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