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At an impasse with CGEM/NexStar USB

7 months 2 weeks ago
ChrisRowland
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At an impasse with CGEM/NexStar USB #44673
The ASCOM driver is for Windows, and works on a Windows system, not a RPi. It's just another way to see if using the HC port affects the internal communication.

I can't do any more until November.

Chris

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7 months 1 week ago
edh
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At an impasse with CGEM/NexStar USB #44797
It appears that the source of the problem may have been an AC to 12VDC charger for a Lithium Ion battery that may not be completely isolated from the AC lines. The problem disappeared after disconnecting the charger and operating only from the battery. It is now running without problems from a good quality AC to 12VDC adapter that is properly isolated from the AC circuit. The Stellarmate is operating from a 12V to 5V converter with the goal of portable operation from a 12V battery only.

I apologize for exercising folks with an issue caused by my poor quality system. But at the least it has been an excellent learning experience for me and I hope this experience will save trouble for someone else interesting in setting up a portable system. Thanks for all the help in gaining a better understanding of the Stellarmate system and the Celestron equipment.

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7 months 1 week ago
knro
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At an impasse with CGEM/NexStar USB #44804
Glad you got it resolved Ed. Power issues are usually the primary cause of problems when communicating with equipment.

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