GeminiFi WiFi adapter for Losmandy Gemini system
GeminiFi - is a wireless adapter for Losmandy Gemini 1 system. It can be used for the telescope rapid targeting with help of mobile devices.
For Wi-Fi adapter Gemini1 12V external power supply required.
If you need a WiFi adapter for Losmandy Gemini 2 system - make sure to pick the correct adapter, it located in another listing.
The WiFi module settings are made from the WEB interface.
The WiFi module works as an access point and can be used to connect all your astro devices to a single network!
- Connect your WiFi adapter GeminiFi in RS-232 serial port connector before turning on the power of the telescope;
- Turn the telescope. Then turn on your mobile device WiFi mode and connect to the access point with SSID - GeminiFi. If the device asks for a password during the connection - enter the line "12345678" and click "OK".
Telescope control on the sample program SKY SAFARI:
- After downloading the program, go to Settings, «Settings» button;
- Scroll down to «Telescope» section and click on the «Setup» button;
- Select the type of equipment used «Scope Type - Losmandy Gemini» and type mount «Mount Type - Equatorial Goto (German)», if you select the azimuthal mount, respectively, «Alt-Az. GoTo», also select the wireless connection type in Section «Communication Settings» - «Connect via WiFi»;
- In IP address, type the address (192.168.2.x) indicated on your GeminiFi module;
- In the Port field, enter - "1234";
- Return to the main menu and press the «Connect» button.
If done correctly, you will hear a pleasant sound, and the screen will display a crosshair with concentric circles showing where looking telescope, and on each side there will be buttons move the telescope along the axes of the mount.
You can now direct the telescope at the object using a large database of celestial objects Sky Safari, why use search - «Search» button and select an item from the list, then click «GoTo». It is also possible to direct the telescope at an object on the screen, which you need to click first on it and then on the button «GoTo». For more details how to use all the features of the program, see its official websiteSky Safari.
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