Meade #506 AstroFinder Software and Cable Connector Kit for ETX 70/80AT and DS2000 Series Telescopes

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Meade #506 AstroFinder Software and Cable Connector Kit for ETX 70/80AT and DS2000 Series Telescopes has a rating of 3.9 stars based on 35 reviews.

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  • For AutoStar-equipped, ETX, or DS telescopes
  • Allows scope to be controlled remotely from PC or laptop
  • Features automatic slewing for easy locating
  • Includes 6-foot cable connector
  • DB-9 Serial Adapter for PC or laptop connection
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  • Description

    No more confusion! Finding stars and other celestial objects is easier than ever before.

    The Meade #506 AstroFinder Software/Connector Cable Kit allows you to control your telescope from a PC. Load the AstroFinder software into your computer, and your #494 AutoStar equipped, ETX or DS telescope can be remotely controlled from the PC's display. Then simply point and click your way to any object shown on the computer screen, and the telescope will automatically slew around and place the object in your field of view. Truly, star-finding has never been so easy or rewarding.

    Kit Includes

    • #506 Software
    • 6-Foot Connector Cable
    • DB-9 Serial Adapter for connection to a PC or laptop

    This kit will work with telescopes that use the #494 AutoStar Controller such as the Meade ETX70, ETX80 and DS Series telescopes.  Compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, and 7


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    Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    Telescope Accessories Series

    Meade Software and Cables




    1 Year

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    1-year limited manufacturer's warranty

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