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A neat little **FREE** program to run Maxim DL, the SkyX, PHD guiding and FocusMax!!

I found this on the CN forum. It is a program similar to CCDAP in that will automate MaximDL, CCDSoft, FocusMax, theSky(X) AND PHD! I have…

Started by Steve Coates

6 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by Steve Coates

Telescope pier

I need advice on what i should do to make a pier. how deep should i make a 24 x 24 x ??? hole for a 12" tube? I want to make it with concre…

Started by Bryan Carter

27 Oct 16, 2012
Reply by Nick Dudish

Greg's PerfectStar Controller Questions

Just to confirm, will work with a RoboFocus & Moonlight Steppers? Special cables needed for steppers? What steppers arecompatible(BiPol…

Started by Nicholas Oshana

3 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Greg Marshall

too many wires

How do you deal with all the wires?  i.e. it's easy to accidentally (during slewing) to have a longer cable get caught on a knob.  I am int…

Started by Lisa Kaminski

14 Jul 30, 2012
Reply by Russ Ruggles

Drivers -CGE and StarlightXpress with MaximDL

I have a CGE mount, Starlight Xpress H9C camera with SXV Autoguider. I have Maxim DL (latest version) and run SkyX Serious. I am having iss…

Started by Lisa Kaminski

7 Jul 29, 2012
Reply by Lisa Kaminski

Top Photos

Just curious as to how the "photo rankings" works; seems some images, despite getting fewer views and comments than others, seem to linger…

Started by Jeffrey P Nunnari

8 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Clas Gripenberg

CGE Automation Plans - does this look okay?

So, I am planning on situating my scope outside permanently and automating so I can work inside (just too cold in the winter in SLC to work…

Started by Lisa Kaminski

11 Jun 27, 2012
Reply by Greg Marshall

USB Guide Port Adapter

Hello dear colleagues, I I’m running autoguiding on my EQ6 mount with a Mead MSI II camera connected with a USB cable to my laptop (nothing…

Started by Clas Gripenberg

3 Jun 25, 2012
Reply by Clas Gripenberg

CCDSoft vs Maxim DL

I'm looking for advise on using software. Right now I am using Nebulosity but am looking for something that will automate my focusing (I ca…

Started by Steve Coates

16 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Jeff McFarlin

Wedge help

Alright, I have my wedge mounted on my pier and finally got everything for my guide scope. now i am confused. When you polar align the scop…

Started by Bryan Carter

7 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by Russ Ruggles


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