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Menu structure 1.1.5


Telescope Action (when the telescope is unparked)
Shift + East

Goto

  • catalogs
    • Stars
      • Bright Stars
      • Slct STF**        //double stars
      • Slct STT**        //double stars
      • Slct GCVS~*    //variable stars
    • Deep Sky
      • Messier
      • Cadwell
      • Herschell
      • NGC
      • IC
    • Filters
      • Reset Filter
      • Above Horizon   // value from 0° to 70°
      • Constellation     // filter object only to that constellation
      • Type
      • Magnitude         // value from 10 to 16
      • Dbl* Min Sep.    // minimum separation for double Stars
      • Dbl* Max Sep.   // maximum separtion for double Stars
  • Solar System    //planets, moon and sun
  • Coordinates     //manually input JNow coordinates
  • Home               //slew to home position
  • Park                 //slew to user defined park position, if not defined the telescope slews to the home position.

Sync

  • catalogs
    • Stars
      • Bright Stars
      • Slct STF**        //double stars
      • Slct STT**        //double stars
      • Slct GCVS~*    //variable stars
    • Deep Sky
      • Messier
      • Cadwell
      • Herschell
      • NGC
      • IC
    • Filters
      • Reset Filter
      • Above Horizon   // value from 0° to 70°
      • Constellation     // filter object only to that constellation
      • Type
      • Magnitude         // value from 10 to 16
      • Dbl* Min Sep.    // minimum separation for double Stars
      • Dbl* Max Sep.   // maximum separtion for double Stars
  • Solar System
  • Coordinates
  • Home
  • Park

Align     
  - 2 Star
  - 3 Star
  - Save
  - Clear

Tracking

  • Start Tracking      //Right Ascension begins to move at the sideral speed or the user defined tracking rate
    - Sidereal
    - Lunar
    - Solar

Side of Pier

  • East       //change manually side, correlate with Ascom definition
  • West  

Lock                //disable telescope buttons (N,S,E,W) to avoid unintentional press 

Spiral              //spiral search


Telescope Settings
Shift + West

Hand Controller

   Display 
       - Turn Off           //push the shift button short to turn On after
       - Contrast          //change brightness
       - Sleep               //dim display
       - DeepSleep      //turn off display
   Button Speed        //reaction time of buttons
   Reset to factory

Time & Site            
 - Time
    - Clock               //this is UTC
    - Date
    - GNSS Time      //if the GNSS icon is visible synchronize time
 - Site
    - Latitude           //set your current location
    - Longitude        //set your current location
    - Elevation         //set your current location
    - Select Site       //select a predefined location, it can be individually configured in the webserver
 - Sync GNSS        //if the GNSS icon is visible synchronize site

Set Park                //set current coordinates to park position

Mount
- Show Settings
- Predefined       //if you have one of the list, choose a mount
- Mount type
    - German Equatorial
    - Equatorial Fork
    - Altazimutal

- Motor 1                  //Right Ascension
     - Show Settings
     - Rotation                   //change rotation direction
     - Gear                        //count of teeths multiplied with additional gear factor
     - Steps per Rotation   //count of fullsteps per rotation
     - Mirco Steps              //16 (interpolate to 256) is the best experienced value     
     - Backlash                  //compensation if changing rotation in arc seconds
     - Low Current             //for slow slew rates (peak current) in mA
     - High Current            //for fast slew rates (peak current) in mA

- Motor 2                  //Declination
     - Show Settings
     - Rotation                   //change rotation direction
     - Gear                        //count of teeths multiplied with additional gear factor
     - Steps per Rotation   //count of fullsteps per rotation
     - Mirco Steps              //16 (interpolate to 256) is the best experienced value    
     - Backlash                  //compensation if changing rotation in arc seconds
     - Low Current             //for slow slew rates (peak current) in mA
     - High Current            //for fast slew rates (peak current) in mA

- Set Guide Rate       //set speed for guiding correction
- Set Max Rate          //maxium slew velocity
- Acceleration           //goto ramp acceleration, it is the number of degrees to reach the maximum slew speed

Limits
- Horizon             //goto limit
- Overhead         //goto limit
- Meridian E        //goto limit
- Meridian W       //goto limit
- Under Pole

Main Unit Info
- Show Version
- Reboot
- Reset to factory    //it reset the EEPROM and then reboot, some firmware upate requires this operation.

Wifi
- Turn Wifi on/off
- Show Password
- Select Mode         //switch between Access Mode or predefined Station Mode
- Show IP                //if using Station Mode, this shows your obtained IP Adress from the DHCP
                               //if used in Access mode it shows the IP adress for wifi connection
- Reset to factory    //reset the hand controller EEPROM, and then reboot


Set Speed
Shift + Nord


Guide        //Guide speed
0.5x
1x
2x
4x
16x
32x
64x
0.5 Max
Max           //match with value in Set Max Rate


Focuser Action
Shift + f

Goto predefined position like a eyepiece or camera   //it can be individually configured in the webserver

Goto     //goto a step position

Sync     //sync with a step position

Park      //park focuser to a predefined position

Lock     //disable focuser buttons (f, F) to avoid unintentional press


Focuser Settings
Shift + F

Config

  • Display Settings
  • Park Position       
  • Max Position        
  • Man. Speed
  • Goto Speed
  • Man Acc
  • Goto Acc

Motor

  • Display Settings
  • Resolution
  • Rotation
  • Microstep
  • Current

Button orientation: