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ETX 70AT and Autostar 497

Started by mastervisa, 07/03/2003 09:08AM
Posted 07/03/2003 09:08AM Opening Post
Can I use the Autostar 497 with my ETX 70AT? It of course came with a 494, but I got a great deal on a 497 controller. When I try to align the scope, it slews till it points straight up and turns all the way around twice, then stops. From everything I have read, the 497 should work. I can't find much on Weasner's site about this. Thanks for any help.
Posted 07/03/2003 10:58AM #1
Yes, it should work. There is a RS232 vs. I2C data bus difference, but usually this only effects the dumb 505 and smart 506 cables.

Mike Weasner is Da Man for ETX...here is a link to a user group with the specific information you need to setup the ETX 70AT with a #497 (scroll down a bit):

http://forum.tonyleung.com/viewtopic.php?p=369