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Introduction to the Astrometric Telescope Control System:
Describes how to program software to interface to ATCS4 SkyWalkers via serial connection to their "Com" port, updated 07-Jan-2006, 34 pages.
Note: please visit our
ATCL resource page for further information on the Astrometric Telescope Control Language (ATCL). ATCL is the preferred protocol
for interfacing to ATCS4 SkyWalkers and is described in detail in the SW_Client.pdf document.
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Astrometric Telescope Control System User's Manual:
Applies to PTCS controllers and SkyWalkers that have been upgraded with the S-Box accessory...
The following documentation
is for our older SkyGuide telescope control system software
(Windows 95, 98 & ME) for ATCS2 and ATCS3 SkyWalkers. SkyGuide
has been superceeded by Maestro for control of ATCS4 SkyWalkers
from a Windows-based PC.
The following contains
hardware information for our older SkyWalker2 product. Functionality
for SkyWalker2 is identical to SkyWaker1 and is described in the "SkyWalker1
Owner's Manual". Hardware information for SkyWalker1 is superceded by information
in the "SkyWalker1 Owner's Manual".