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by howardgrams
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Hi Robin, Hold the presses! There is a newer/better iOptron ASCOM driver and it appears to work with the MiniTower mount. When one goes to the iOptron support webpage and selects ASCOM drivers, and then selects "MiniTower, MiniTower II and MiniTower Pro" it only displays the 2011-vintage ASCOM Drive...
by howardgrams
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Hi Robin, But since the mount has reported that it can't move any of the axes: 13:48:13.556 CanMoveAxis:Primary OK CanMoveAxis:Primary False 13:48:13.610 CanMoveAxis:Secondary OK CanMoveAxis:Secondary False 13:48:13.674 CanMoveAxis:Tertiary OK CanMoveAxis:Tertiary False shouldn't you take that to me...
by howardgrams
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Hi Robin, Attached is the result of running the conformance test on my Asus netbook 32bit Win 10 system. I was unable to run the conformance test on my HP laptop 64bit Win 10 system. When I'd go to select the telescope, it would pop up a messagebox saying "ASCOM telescope chooser. Incompatible drive...
by howardgrams
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Hi Robin, I'm sorry to report that the newly written ASCOM 6.3 code in Sharpcap 3.1.4205 still has a problem with the iOptron Minitower. It now posts a messagebox saying "Error connecting to ASCOM mount: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation." The log file is attached. Regards, Ho...
by howardgrams
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

Re: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Hello Robin,

Sure, I'd be happy to test it and let you know.

Regards,
Howard
by howardgrams
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.
Replies: 21
Views: 3216

iOptron Minitower - Error connecting to ASCOM mount. Object required.

Trying to use Sharpcap 3.0.4002 with an iOptron Minitower mount using iOptron ASCOM driver 2.1. Two different planetarium programs (Project Pluto Guide 9 and Cartes du Ciel 4.0-3575) can connect to the mount and drive it at the same time using the ASCOM Generic Hub driver ahead of the iOptron driver...