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Rotator Class
Provides universal access to Rotator drivers
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace: ASCOM.DriverAccess
Assembly: ASCOM.DriverAccess (in ASCOM.DriverAccess.dll) Version: 6.0.0.0 (6.2.0.2774)
Syntax
public class Rotator : AscomDriver, IRotatorV2

The Rotator type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodRotator
Creates a rotator object with the given Prog ID
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyCanReverse
Indicates whether the Rotator supports the Reverse method.
Public propertyConnected
Set True to connect to the device hardware. Set False to disconnect from the device hardware. You can also read the property to check whether it is connected. This reports the current hardware state.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDescription
Returns a description of the device, such as manufacturer and modelnumber. Any ASCII characters may be used.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDriverInfo
Descriptive and version information about this ASCOM driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDriverVersion
A string containing only the major and minor version of the driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyInterfaceVersion
The interface version number that this device supports.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyIsMoving
Indicates whether the rotator is currently moving
Public propertyName
The short name of the driver, for display purposes
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyPosition
Current instantaneous Rotator position, in degrees.
Public propertyReverse
Sets or Returns the rotator’s Reverse state.
Public propertyStepSize
The minimum StepSize, in degrees.
Public propertySupportedActions
Returns the list of action names supported by this driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyTargetPosition
The destination position angle for Move() and MoveAbsolute().
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodCode exampleAction
Invokes the specified device-specific action.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodStatic memberChoose
Brings up the ASCOM Chooser Dialog to choose a Rotator
Public methodCommandBlind
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and does not wait for a response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodCommandBool
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and waits for a boolean response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodCommandString
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and waits for a string response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodDispose
Releases the unmanaged late bound COM object
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodHalt
Immediately stop any Rotator motion due to a previous Move or MoveAbsolute method call.
Public methodMove
Causes the rotator to move Position degrees relative to the current Position value.
Public methodMoveAbsolute
Causes the rotator to move the absolute position of Position degrees.
Public methodSetupDialog
Launches a configuration dialog box for the driver. The call will not return until the user clicks OK or cancel manually.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
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