HEQ6-PRO-AISAIR-SKY-SAFARI 6 issue with connecting

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Re: HEQ6-PRO-AISAIR-SKY-SAFARI 6 issue with connecting

Post by Ji.zwo » Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:40 am

Tennyson wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:49 pm
Thanks Ji.

I have ordered the ZWO ASIair Pro waiting on delivery which is not expected until early March 2020

Come on................ you have tell us all what this helpful tip is now you have mentioned it.

Keep safe, our thoughts are with you all in this difficult time, let's hope they find a vaccine quickly.
Thank you Tennyson.
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Re: HEQ6-PRO-AISAIR-SKY-SAFARI 6 issue with connecting

Post by J. Taylor » Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:26 pm

Thanks for these suggestions...

Have an EQ6R-Pro and was planning on using an Intel NUC to run the mount and scopes.

I've been so pleased with the original ASIAir (using with iPad and SkySafari Pro), and just ordered the Pro version.

It has been suggested to use the following settings - do these still apply with the new 1.4 update? For the AVX, the Celestron AVX GEM setting works for me, and using the IP 10.0.0.1 and Port Number 4030.

In Safari 6 Pro settings.
Under user data
Click save and restore settings.
Under current settings
Click Revert charts to factory defaults
Click Done
Now go back into settings
Under Telescope set up change scope to Meade LX200 Classic, as suggested by Suttonrog, (Thanks for that)
Change mount to Equatorial (German)
Under Communication settings
IP Address 10.0.0.1
Port Number 9624


Will move the ASIAir over to the EQ6R-Pro mount and test how these settings work.

It was mentioned to use EQMOD - I've got EQMOD working on W10pro - is there something I'm missing? Where does the EQMOD fit into the hardware & software and ASIAir?


Welcome any suggestions to flatten the learning curve with the new mount and ASIAir.

Thanks, Jim
ASIair 1.4.1, firmware 4.66
William Optics ZenithStar 81 & NexStar 6SE
Celestron AVX GEM 5.31.9200 with MC 7.15.8270 + EQ6R Pro EQMOD
ASI1600MC/183MMC/071MC/120MM w/ EAF & EFW
iPad Pro w/ SkySafari Pro 6

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Re: HEQ6-PRO-AISAIR-SKY-SAFARI 6 issue with connecting

Post by Ji.zwo » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:22 am

J. Taylor wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:26 pm
Thanks for these suggestions...

Have an EQ6R-Pro and was planning on using an Intel NUC to run the mount and scopes.

I've been so pleased with the original ASIAir (using with iPad and SkySafari Pro), and just ordered the Pro version.

It has been suggested to use the following settings - do these still apply with the new 1.4 update? For the AVX, the Celestron AVX GEM setting works for me, and using the IP 10.0.0.1 and Port Number 4030.

In Safari 6 Pro settings.
Under user data
Click save and restore settings.
Under current settings
Click Revert charts to factory defaults
Click Done
Now go back into settings
Under Telescope set up change scope to Meade LX200 Classic, as suggested by Suttonrog, (Thanks for that)
Change mount to Equatorial (German)
Under Communication settings
IP Address 10.0.0.1
Port Number 9624


Will move the ASIAir over to the EQ6R-Pro mount and test how these settings work.

It was mentioned to use EQMOD - I've got EQMOD working on W10pro - is there something I'm missing? Where does the EQMOD fit into the hardware & software and ASIAir?


Welcome any suggestions to flatten the learning curve with the new mount and ASIAir.

Thanks, Jim
Hey Jim, the EQMOD driver has been integrated into the ASIAIR, so you can use it like you use the AVX mount. In the Mount drop list, you can choose [EQMod Mount] or [EQMod with SkySafari] to use it with your EQ6R-Pro.
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Re: HEQ6-PRO-AISAIR-SKY-SAFARI 6 issue with connecting

Post by J. Taylor » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:07 pm

Got it - will be testing later tonight. Jim
ASIair 1.4.1, firmware 4.66
William Optics ZenithStar 81 & NexStar 6SE
Celestron AVX GEM 5.31.9200 with MC 7.15.8270 + EQ6R Pro EQMOD
ASI1600MC/183MMC/071MC/120MM w/ EAF & EFW
iPad Pro w/ SkySafari Pro 6

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