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orion intelliscope adaption

Started by moutinho, 05/30/2004 07:06AM
Posted 05/30/2004 07:06AM Opening Post
Hi,

I am interested in using the orion intelliscope controller on a homemade dob.
Is it possible ?
The controller still has an interface to a computer. Do you know the protocol used in order
to interface to other planetary software or it is used only for software update pourposes.

Finnaly, what others DSC I may use for this project ?

Thanks,

Andre
Posted 05/30/2004 12:04PM #1
My understanding is that the Intelliscope system does not use the standard type of encoders, rather quite a different system.

I believe if you do a search of Science.Astro.Amateur you will find some more info.

jon