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                SKYLINK WIRELESS WIFI / BLUETOOTH TELESCOPE CONTROL Depends on your mount brand, the adapter has 2 modes of working: For Skywatcher / Orion mounts:  Connected directly to the mount`s body bypassing the Synscan hand controller (with the switch in TTL mode) Connected to the Synscan hand controller (with the switch in RS232 position) In both cases the adapter is autopowered from mount`s or Synscan hand controller. You will need tu use the apropiate software depending if you connect via mount`s body or Synscan hand controller. For other mounts: For the rest of the mount`s like Celestron, Meade and Losmandy the adapter must work conected to the mount`s RS232 connector that is usually a RJ11 / RJ12 connector located on the mount`s body or hand controller, this mode of work will give you direct control from Skysafari and similar android APPs. For this kind of mounts that has no on-port VCC external power is needed, you need to use Skylink on board micro-USB power in, its accept voltage ranges from 5 to 24V. Skylink WiFi adapter: Creates a TCP data conection between the software and microcontroller, the conection settings are made from the adapter web interface, to enter the configuration pages you need to connect to Skylink ssid and type on your browser the adapter IP address, by default is: 192.168.4.1 the default password is “password”, you can change then the adapter settings to mach your aplication or change your aplication settings to mach the adapter settings. The data conection is made throught the adapter configurable “Data port” Web server port is only used for serve the configuration pages and should be 80 or 23, can be config to any but 80 & 23 are the standart web ports that browsers check firts when you enter a IP address. The adapter can work as access point (smartphone conects to the adapter) or as station (the adapter connects to you wifi network). For station mode “Static IP” option from Skylink adapter must be unchecked unless your previously configured your router to accept the adapter Static IP. Restore default settings: If you enter wrong credentials for your ap in station mode or you do not remember them, the adapter can reboot with default settings in this way: Inmediatelly after power on the module press the "PROG" button with the supplied tool for 4 seconds, then release the button and power down the module, on the next power on the module will boot with defaults settings.                                      Skylink WiFI Web Server Config Pages (click to enlarge) Skylink Bluetooth adapter: Creates a wireless serial COM port on your PC or android device, the conection between the mount and software is made throught this COM port. In order to use the bluetooth adapter you need first to pair your PC / Android device, by default the buetooth adapter settings are: Discover name: Skylink Password: consists on a 4 digit numerical password that will be send with your purchase to avoid unallowed pairings. Baud rate: 9600, 8, n, 1 That is the usual standard baudrate config that planetarium software works. Cable Model compatibility: SW EQ6 Cable + Synscan Cable:     Skywatcher EQ6 / NEQ6 SW HEQ5 Cable + Synscan Cable:  Skywatcher HEQ5 AZ-EQ3 AZ-EQ5 AZ-EQ6 EQ6R-PRO EQ8 SW AZ Cable + Synscan Cable:       Skywatcher AZ Dobsonians Celestron Nexstar Cable:                  Celestron CGEM CGE CPC SLT SE CGX VX CG4 Celestron Astromaster Cable:           Celestron Astromaster Meade ETX cable:                             Meade ETX LX90 LXD55 LXD75 LX850 Meade LX200 Cable:                         Meade LX200 Classic GPS Losmandy Gemini cable:                   Losmandy Gemini Skylink WiFi / Bluetooth adapter and cable set are sold separately, remember add your telescope cable set to the shopping cart, the above table gives you a reference to mach your telescope model, shipping costs are free for all instein products. You can purchase too additional WiFi / Bluetooth plug-in module.  
Adapter Model:
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€46,90
Aditional Module
€5,90
Cable Model:
€3,90
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