USB Cable For Meade 505 Cable For #497 Autostar / etx lxd55 lxd75 lx80 lx90 For Sale
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USB Cable For Meade 505 Cable For #497 Autostar / etx lxd55 lxd75 lx80 lx90:
Meade 505 telescope to PC USB Cable equivalent
There are several reasons one would want to control their telescope with a PC:
It is faster than using the hand controller. It gives you a visual aid when searching for something hard to find. If you find something unknown, the planetarium software will be able to identify it. It is a necessity if you plan on imaging anything for longer than a single quick exposure. It's wicked coolThis is a computer to AutoStar or AudioStar connector cable only. Allows connection of a Meade #495 or #497 AutoStar keypad, or Meade #497 AudioStar keypad to a computerUSB port using Meade AutoStar Suite software, available for free download at Meade's website. This cable and software are compatible with computers running Microsoft Windows.
When used with appropriate software it allows for telescope control from the computer, downloading software updates, and cloning one keypad to another so you can share user created databases. Software not included.