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This page was last updated on 08/28/14.

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CCDCommander

Recently acquired CCDCommander and now trying to learn multiple things at once:

  •  TheSky6 does not seem to play well with the NEW "Gemini.net" driver.  I can NOT set "Park" nor actually goto "park" correctly in TheSky6.  The MI-250 slews wildly away from CWD position (preferred park). Un-installed and re-installed TheSky6 but no help.  After manually setting the alt/az. in CCDC I was able to park the scope correctly, but ONLY with CCDC actions.
  • I do not understand how, with the newly installed "Gemini.net" driver, how all the Gemini Modeling Parameters were filled in (see below) with values since I have NOT been under the stars with this software (CCDC and the driver).
  • The temperature graphing does NOT seem to work.  I can see temps in FocusMax, but the graph in CCDC remains blank.
  • Have no idea when to start including PinPoint into the mix (via FocusMax). Much to learn but hoping for some guidance without biting off too much at once.