Software Bisque Knowledge Base Article – 282
AUTOSTAR IGNORES ABORT MOVE COMMAND ON GOTOS
When communicating with the Autostar version 1.3 via its built-in serial port, the Autostar ignores the abort move command (“:Q#”) when slewing to an object.
To duplicate this behavior, run HyperTerminal (9600, 8, None, 1, No Flow Control) and send the “:MS#” command to start the telescope slewing. Then send the “:Q#” command to abort the move.
|This is a limitation with the Autostar
version 1.3. A work around is to use press the Autostar’s hand
controller to abort a go to command.
Contact the telescope’s manufacturer to determine if an
updated version of the firmware is available.
This article was formerly published under the identifier Q545KB in Software Bisque’s prior knowledge base.
Last Reviewed: 11/24/2004