Vixen Starbook Type S connection to Laptop

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Vixen Starbook Type S connection to Laptop

Post by criszimmer » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:52 pm


Would appreciate if someon can tell me if and how I can connect my Laptop (Win 8, only USB) to the Vixen Starbook Type S that is on a Vixen GPD Mount. I have attached a file that shows the connection diagram that goes from the DB9 mount to the Starbook. But instead of using the Starbook itself I am trying to find out if there is a cable to use the same connector DB9 (male) directly to my Laptop and use it with ASCOM and Starry Night software.
Thanks a lot to share your experience on this usefull forum

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Re: Vixen Starbook Type S connection to Laptop

Post by dpanderson » Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:30 am

I am not sure this is possible, but you could check with the ASCOM support group at:
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