ES PMC-Eight & ASIAIR?

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sw2294
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ES PMC-Eight & ASIAIR?

Post by sw2294 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:08 am

I would like to know if anyone is using the Explore Scientific PMC-Eight mounts with the ASIAIR? I know there is an INDI driver, but that is in beta. Has it been dependable? I have been considering the iExos-100 or Exos-2GT, but the ASIAIR doing polar alignment & autoguiding would be awesome.

I am also curious to know more about the requirements as described on the INDI page - https://indilib.org/devices/mounts/expl ... eight.html. Is this still required, for all PMC-Eight, and was it difficult?

lancer jiang
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Re: ES PMC-Eight & ASIAIR?

Post by lancer jiang » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:46 am

Hi sir:
We have tested an Explore Scientific IEXOS100, it works perfectly with Asiair.
In the mount settings drop list,you can see three Explorer mounts,Scientific EXOS2,Scientific G11,Scientific IEXO100.

Additional: if your mount was not in SERIAL change,you should change it first when you attempt to connect with Asiair
(copied from scientific user manual)
Switch from TCP/IP to SERIAL using the “ESX!” command
1. Switch your computer over to the PMC-Eight-xxxx SSID specific to your controller.
2. Using Putty, TELNET into address 192.168.47.1 port 54372.
3. Enter "ESX!" on the terminal window and you should see an "ESX0!" response which indicates that the communications interface was switched to the serial port (interface 0).

https://explorescientificusa.com/pages/ ... ght-system

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