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The SynScan GPS is a compact all-in-one GPS module solution to connect to SynScan computer telescope GOTO system. It provides accurate geometrical coordinates and serves as a precise real-time clock for the GOTO system.The receiver continuously tracks all satellites in view and provides accurate satellite positioning data. The SynScan GPS is optimized for good performance, low cost, and maximum flexibility. It is suitable for a wide range of applications utilizing navigation and geometrical information.
Receiver Type: 12 parallel channel, L1 C/A codeAccuracy: Position 5m CEP, Velocity 0.1m/secStartup Time: < 10sec hot start, < 35sec warm start, < 50sec cold startReacquisition: 1secSensitivity: -140dBm acquisition, -150dBm trackingUpdate Rate: 1HzDynamics: 4G(39.2m/sec2)Operational Limits: Altitude < 18,000m or velocity < 515m/secSerial Interface: RS-232 levelProtocol: 1. NMEA-0183 V3.01 4800 baud, 8, N, 1(Default)2. SynScan Position, Velocity & Time II Binary Message.Input Voltage: 3.8V ~ 8.0VCurrent Consumption: < 100mWOperating Temperature: -40°C ~ +85°CHumidity: 5% ~ 95%
Please note that there is a new version of the firmware for Hand Control available on our Ca.SkyWatcher.com website. This is the most updated version for Hand Control and it is highly recommended for you to use this firmware with our GPS.
Please follow the next few steps to find the correct firmware: Ca.SkyWatcher.com àService and Support -> Download -> EQ Firmware or AZ Firmware -> SYNSCAN FIRMWARE V3.35
The GPS user manual could also be found in the Downloads section: Download à User Manuals à Accessory