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iOptron GoToNova 8402A Manual

Ioptron hand controller flash upgrade manual.

 
TM
GoToNova
Hand Controller
Flash Upgrade Manual
iOptron Corporation
6E Gill Street
Woburn, MA 01801
www.iOptron.com
Phone: (781)569-0200

Summary of Contents

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    GoToNova Hand Controller Flash Upgrade Manual iOptron Corporation 6E Gill Street Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com Phone: (781)569-0200...

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    Choose the appropriate driver for your OS. In this case is a Windows XP operation system. For Windows Vista, select CP210x_VCP_Win2K_XP. Double click on it, and you will see: Click “Next”. iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    Select “I accept the terms of license agreement”, and click “Next” Using the default installation path, c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x, or specify your own path by click “Change”. Click “Next”. Then click “Install”. iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    2. Plug the USB cable to the USB port on your PC, plug the other end of the USB cable to hand controller. Turn on the power on the mount. 3. Install the Hardware The computer will find a new hardware and show the following screen iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    Select “Install from a list or specific location” and click “Next”. Select “Search for the best driver in these locations,” and check “Include this location in the search.” Click on “Browse” and select the cp210x driver from directory c:\SiLabs\MCU\CP210x\Win2K_XP, click OK. iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    “Finish”. Now you computer should be ready for Firmware Upgrading, computer communication with the mount via ASCOM platform and planetarium software applications. However, you need to find iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    COM port number for the USB connection. To do so, right click “My Computer”, and click “Properties” Click “Hardware”, click “Device Manager” iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    Double click “Ports(COM & LPT)”, find out the COM number and write it down (in the following figure, it is COM4) 4. Upgrade the Flash Memory Double click and open “iOptron Flash Downloader” On the interface: iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    Select appropriate port (in this case, COM4): Click “Open Data File”, and select appropriate file and click “Open”. iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    It shows “Please reset GOTONOVA[GOTOSTAR], waiting for connection…” On the hand controller, push “MENU”, and select “Set Up GOTONOVA”, push “ENTER”, then select “Upgrade firmware”, push “ENTER” and the upgrade starts. iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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    1. Invalid Port Number: in Device Manager, make sure you have the correct COM port number for CP210x. 2. Wrong “.bin” file: make sure you have the correct “.bin” file for flash upgrade. 3. Wrong downloader, you should use the Flash Downloader instead of iOptron Downloader. Last updated November 26, 2008 iOptron Corporation, 6E Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801 www.iOptron.com...

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