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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Q1: Can this cable be used with my Meade DS-2130ATS with Autostar?
A: 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.
Q2: Can you view images on your computer
A: 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."
Q3: does this cable require buying additional software? does the software that came with my new telescope work with it?
A: The Celestron Cable NexStar telescopes to RS-232 Port requires no additional software. The software supplied with your scope should work fine with it.