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RS-232 Cable for Celestron Computerized Telescopes
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  • Connects Celestron NexStar GoTo Hand Controller to a PC
  • Allows you to use astronomy software to control your NexStar telescope
  • Use astronomy software to locate objects of interest to examine through the NexStar telescope
  • Improves efficiency of each observing session
  • Connects Celestron NexStar to standard RS-232 PC port

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Item #  05625
Mfg Model #  93920

Crafty connector!

The Celestron cable allows NexStar-equipped telescopes to be controlled by a laptop computer or PC. Once connected, the NexStar unit can be controlled with popular astronomy software programs. This 62-inch cable connects to a PC's serial port.

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This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

Can this cable be used with my Meade DS-2130ATS with Autostar?
Unfortunately, no. You'll need the Meade version for the Meade scope. Here's the URL; just paste it into your browser's address window: http://telescopes.com/products/meade-usb-to-rs-232-bridge-cable-18621.html.

Can you view images on your computer?
The cable will allow you to control a properly-aligned telescope from your computer. However, seeing with the telescope ?sees" on your computer will require an imaging device like the Zhumell Digital Eyepiece. Here's the URL; just paste it into your browser's address window: http://telescopes.com/products/zhumell-1-25in-digital-eyepiece-super-sale-closeout-32584.html.

Does this cable require buying additional software? Does the software that came with my new telescope work with it?
The Celestron Cable NexStar telescopes to RS-232 Port requires no additional software. The software supplied with your scope should work fine with it.

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