#505U Connector Cable Set

Connect your AudioStar controlled Meade telescope to a Windows PC.

  • For AudioStar controlled telescopes
  • Telescope control by Windows PC
  • AudioStar handbox firmware updates
  • UK warranty
#505U Connector Cable Set
  • Product code: 68051
  • Availability: In stock
  • Despatch: 2 business days
  • Retail Price: £ 39.95
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£ 4.00
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Northern Ireland
£ 4.00
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£ 10.00
Worldwide (from)
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Description

This cable set allows connection of a Meade #497 AutoStar handbox (full keypad), or Meade AudioStar handbox to a computer USB port using Meade AutoStar Suite software, available for free download at Meade's website. This cable kit is compatible with computers running Microsoft Windows XP or later.

When used with appropriate software it allows for telescope control from the computer, downloading software updates, and cloning the firmware of one handbox to another so you can share user created databases.

No additional cables are required. This cable set includes a Serial Cable and a USB to Serial Cable Adapter.


U.K. WARRANTY

INTERMEDIATE

CONNECTIVITY

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Compatible telescopes

For the following Meade telescopes:

  • DS, DS-2000
  • StarNavigator, StarNavigator NG
  • ETX, ETX Observer
  • LXD-55
  • LXD-75
  • LT
  • LX65
  • LX80
  • LX85
  • LX90

Note: The #505U Connector Cable Set is not compatible with Meade AutoStar II and AutoStar III handboxes.

Note: The #505U Connector Cable Set is not compatible with Meade LS, LX200, LX600 and LX850 telescopes.

Note: This is not a Meade Instruments product.

#505U Connector Cable Set connectivity.

Carries full one year UK warranty.

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#505U Connector Cable Set
Attribute Specification
Product Code (SKU) 68051
Universal Product Code (UPC) n/a
Warranty 1 year UK warranty by Opticstar
Experience Level Intermediate
Interface USB port on Windows PC and RJ plug on hanbox
Handbox Compatibility AudioStar and older hanboxes such as AutoStar type #497 (full keypad)
Telescope Compatibility DS, DS-2000, StarNavigator, StarNavigator NG, ETX, ETX Observer, LT, LXD-55, LXD-75, LX65, LX80, LX85, LX90
Computer Compatibility Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Smartphone Compatibility No
Assembled Product Weight 50 grams
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