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Old 05-12-2019, 04:54 PM
brisen (Brian)
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Originally Posted by Max Kilmister View Post
I have used The Sky 6 with an Astro-Physics mount for years but have downsized to an HEQ5 Pro mount and would like to continue with The Sky 6. Has anyone managed this combination? Skywatcher mounts are not listed in the drop down list of mounts. It was suggested that I use the Celestron Nexstar (non GPS) from the list but that doesn't seem to work. Any advice?
Hi Max

The Sky will work with the mount, as Colin said you need to select ASCOM from the mount set up option. EQMOD is needed as well if you go down this road or alternatively you can run the mount wirelessly if you have the sky watcher wifi dongle. This is now compatible with ASCOM and can be used to pulse guide as well. I have been using this approach for nearly a year with the Sky X and EQ8 and had better connectivity then I was getting with EQMOD.

Brian
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