The Takahashi mounts do not support PEC training. Then we are going beyond where I can help you at the moment. A PDF file documenting the protocol is available here. Temma 2 and Temma 2 Jr. I measured goto accuracy using my EM with a just good polar scope alignment no drift alignment and a Vixen GA4 illuminated guiding reticle. The tab labeled Telescope looks just like it does with any other scope. Many astronomy programs now support an independent system of interoperable telescope drivers called ASCOM.

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And thank you Stephane!! So I have two questions.

The hand paddle attached to the mount still works when the mount is connected to the PC. JPG x KB.

It’s a simple program capable of controlling the mount. It is available here: The Takahashi mounts do not support PEC training. Please go to the Astro-Physics Driver web page for their driver and associated software.

See the help file and release notes! To know if you’re in standby mode, you have to click a “Refresh” button which redraws the screen and indicates if the RA axis is in standby mode or not.

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This is an ongoing project, so be sure to check the site for updates. At least the code is there.


You will need to provide more information from your sideā€¦tell us exactly what steps you take. I wish I could come up the exact wording but I didn’t find that mentioned in the logs I did some research and quickly found out qscom the Temma system doesn’t allow turning the tracking on or off.

Please contact Explore Scientific for more information. You may also need to provide screenshots and if SGP authors are to have input – then for sure you need some logs.

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The command protocol used to communicate with the Temma mounts has not changed so The Unofficial Temma PC Driver works fine with the asfom models too.

This is a full-featured driver that provides not only Aecom standard driver functions, but also user access to many of the Temma’s special features. The driver that Chuck provides fixes that and the obvious solution is to use Chuck’s driver, but I found the pointing of The SkyX driver was very accurate. The EM uses stepper motors by the way. The Temma PC Jr. It seems to work well except for errors I would get saying the tracking was off.

Temma by Takahashi ASCOM Driver

Here is a link to the SkySafari Astronomy webpage. Then adcom can use whichever driver suits your needs. This is for Bob What does ACP do in this situation, will it continue to work away even though it can’t stop or start tracking or will it stop with an error and I’m required to use the Temma for Takahashi driver?


Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Latest firmware is recommended but will run with old firmware backwards compatible with reduced features.

ASCOM Temma Telescope Driver Download

Focus Max would go off to acom and come back with sub 1 arc-min accuracy. This driver provides combined telescope, focuser, and dome interfaces each of which may be used by separate programs. For more information on this subject, please contact AEC.

Vixen Sphinx external link Driver for the Vixen Sphinx mounts. Larry, If you need some advices on the Temma driver, don’t hesitate. Software Bisque developed and is now including their own revised Temma driver for TheSky V5 build and later.

Thanks for your input. Acom I did that, it stayed on throughout.