Meade 505 Connector Cable Set
|Meade #505 cable is used to update the firmware of Autostar 497 and Audiostar computers. This is a PC to AutoStar or AudioStar connector cable only. Allows connection of a Meade 497 AutoStar or Meade AudioStar keypad to a PC serial port (not USB) using Meade AutoStar Suite software, available for free download at www.Meade.com. < p>When used with appropriate software it allows for telescope control from the PC, downloading software updates, and cloning one keypad to another so you can share user created databases. Software not included. |
Comes with a 3 foot 4 pin to 4 pin cable, a 6 foot 4 pin to 6 pin cable, and a 6 pin to RS-232 serial interface adapter. For use with #497 AutoStar and AudioStar keypads as supplied as standard equipment on Meade ETX-90, ETX-125, LXD75, LX80, LX90, and other models. Not compatibl with LX200, LX600, or LX850 telescopes.
Note: this is a RS-232 serial port interface. Few if any computers available today include such ports, so a USB to RS-232 adapter is also required. USB Adapter is available for separate purchase.