What's new in this update? Sky-Watcher have released new SynScan hand controller firmware for version 3 and 4 of their handsets. Now the mount will … Regarding how to update the bootloader of SynScan, please refer to the included instruction manual. 0000003394 00000 n 3. It provides better performance than the "PC Direct Mode" in the SynScan hand control. %PDF-1.4 %���� 0000012528 00000 n This firmware allows the SynScan V4/V5 hand controller to work as a transceiver between a computer's serial port and a Skywatcher GOTO telescope mount's hand control port. This guide will help you update the firmware of the SynScan V4 hand controller. x�bbc`b``Ń3� �� �� Any thoughts or ideas? The V4 hand controller’s firmware is different from that for the V3; the firmware is not currently cross-compatible between the two models. 0000012413 00000 n Copyright © 2011- 2018 Pacific Telescope Corp. All rights reserved. To use this new function: Polar align the equatorial mount or level the base of the Alt-Az mount. 1. Synscan v3.39.03 is the most recent version of the firmware. Posted 25/11/2020 by Gregory Bilinski. Finish the initialisation on SynScan. Update and improve the connection for the latest SynScan GPS module. I was setting up for a clear night today and came across this issue with my hand controller. 0000003622 00000 n I’ve read something about low voltage or current, but it worked perfectly before with the same cable! 0000006159 00000 n 1. The cable plugs directly into the RJ11 telephone style port at the base of the controller and into a spare serial port on the computer. It runs on Windows PC. This new SynScan Hand Controller firmware release is an update from the previous SynScan Firmware Version 03.39.03. 0000001891 00000 n The table below lists the “Hand Control” ports on different Orion GoTo mounts. endstream endobj 260 0 obj<>>>/LastModified(D:20071025101528)/MarkInfo<>>> endobj 262 0 obj<>/Font<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>>/StructParents 0>> endobj 263 0 obj[264 0 R 265 0 R] endobj 264 0 obj<>/Subtype/Link/A 282 0 R/StructParent 1>> endobj 265 0 obj<>/Subtype/Link/A 281 0 R/StructParent 2>> endobj 266 0 obj<> endobj 267 0 obj<> endobj 268 0 obj<> endobj 269 0 obj<> endobj 270 0 obj<> endobj 271 0 obj<>stream No alignment is needed. Fix minor bugs. The Firmware loader will automatically detect the COM Port, which connects to the hand control and request the hardware, firmware and database versions in the hand control. Thanks, Ken 0000003699 00000 n 2) Finish the initialization on SynScan. It can detect the model of the mount it is connected to and select the appropriate operation mode. Caution: The firmware of 4.xx and later versions can only be installed on the SynScan V4 hand controller. All my setup is exactly the same with power coming from mains. To restore the original hand control function, users just need to re-program the hand control with normal SynScan V3 firmware. 0000006860 00000 n Orion SynScan hand controller firmware - posted in Mounts: Howdy Folks, Is there a site where a SynScan hand controller firmware can be Flashed to upgrade or repair? x�b```e``�"��00 � P����� ��V����}{9Tr�(�ʔ�E�6�KZ�3v400J00p400t�T���^�b@,֩����A���u��}�Ck��Uy47�`j�z��i2C �����˄����@{\��$Ӈz r�5�p���y� t��Q� ד'j 0000002089 00000 n 4) Center the Sun in FOV with SynScan hand controller. We will provide firmware updates for both the V3 and V4 controllers in the future, as need arises. This is the latest bootloader firmware of SynScan V3 hand controller (SynScan Update version 1.7). trailer This is the first time it’s done this. 0000008975 00000 n Warning: Your telescope must be capable of observing the Sun safely. A SynScan hand control with firmware version 3.32 or later supports both an equatorial mount and an alt-azimuth mount. 261 0 obj<>stream The hand controller for my Atlas EQ G is acting screwy! Update and fix the PEC not working issue for those equatorial mounts without the PPEC equipped. 0 4, Update and correct the telescope pointing issue for those AZ-GTi or AZ-GTe mounts, which are configured working in Equatorial mode with a latitude wedge. 0000005349 00000 n 2. To connect the SynScan V5 hand controller to your mount, plug the 8-pin RJ-45 connector of the coil cable that came with your SynScan into the corresponding port on the bottom of the hand controller (Figure 1b), and plug the other end of the cable into the port on the mount’s drive panel. The v1.7 refers to the firmware bootloader version, not the Synscan firmware version. Be sure to choose the correct firmware loader and file for your version of the SynScan controller! 2. 3.39.03 Size: 411KB. 3. Update and fix the issue for the older version of SynScan GPS, which has the Week Rollover issue reported that the date gets from the GPS is incorrect as showing in the year 2099 or the year in the past. 0000001925 00000 n V5 synscan hand controller issue. What's new in this update? 3) Activate "Solar Track Mode." 0000009628 00000 n 1. Fix minor bugs. xref H��UMo�@��+��J�zg�V�r�W�C�J&ʙ��ֆH-��w�R�F��#����ͼe� ��gwW_�������D�"����9�ut�F�4倐��m���tK?�ր�����*@�lB!��#%3�ǐn�����g�s�����P3 5. 0000001106 00000 n No alignment is needed. A "Solar Track Mode" is added in the UTILITY menu. 1) Polar align the equatorial mount or level the base of the Alt-Az mount. The SynScan V3 hand controller is incompatible with the SynScan V4 firmware (versions 4.xx and later) and does not support updating such firmware. This new SynScan Hand Controller firmware release is an update from the previous SynScan Firmware Version 03.39.05. This new SynScan Hand Controller firmware release is an update from the previous SynScan Firmware Version 03.39.10. 5) Start observing. 1. 0000008242 00000 n 0000001539 00000 n This firmware allows the SynScan V3 hand control to work as a transceiver between a computer's serial port and a Skywatcher GOTO telescope mount's hand control port. It is for updating the motor controller's firmware, or controlling the telescope mount with the application "SynScan Pro for Windows". This is the tools for updating the firmware of SynScan V3 and SynScan V4 hand controller. 0000000016 00000 n Now the mount will start working at solar tracking speed until exiting the "Solar Track Mode". 0000002647 00000 n On some SynScan V3 hand controls, the voltage reading under menu "Utility\Show Information\Power Voltage" is much higher than the true power supply voltage. 0000003172 00000 n SynScan Handset Serial Update Cable Signal Cables This Serial/RS232 cable is used to update the Synscan Hand Controller firmware. H��UMo�@��W�1��e?�ݍ�H��C���� ��4��|�o�kV&�j@�0���y�����1�xa�J�3NdH$���m��d�y�-�\^r�琖�Ͷ�R㲲����խ-,�}ۇd��8�Y�����q��qssw�?�%� I0H^f�����Ə�H�'(g3��A�o����ڸ�m��ܺǸ���#���'��,��+S�� �J�U���BL)�1�G�. %%EOF 0000012298 00000 n It is for updating the motor controller's firmware, or controlling the telescope mount with the application "SynScan Pro for Windows". 0000001286 00000 n Control Sky-Watcher mount by Wi-Fi (mount needs build-in Wi-Fi / external SynScan Wi-Fi dongle) or by USB (Android device needs USB-OTG) Works with these third party software: ASCOM, Luminos, Sky Safari, StarSeek, Stellarium