SkyFi III USB Wireless Telescope Adapter

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  • Control your telescope from your mobile device!
  • 9-12 Hours of telescope control on new batteries.
  • 325 Feet of Bluetooth range.
  • Simply plug in and let it go to work.
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  • Description

    SkyFi is our WiFi-to-Serial adapter, designed for wireless telescope control. If you have a computer-controlled GoTo telescope, SkyFi can use the WiFi capabilities built into your Mac, PC, iPhone, or iPod Touch to point your telescope in the sky. SkyFi is the only WiFi device on the market specifically designed for telescope control, and it's battery-powered for field use.

    SkyFi includes both USB and serial ports - this means that it can control the latest USB-only telescopes from iOptron and Meade as well as other telescopes with RS-232 serial interfaces. 

    SkyFi requires no pairing and no special drivers. It uses standard TCP/IP networking protocols, and it can wirelessly enable almost any RS-232 interface - to GPS receivers, industrial monitoring and control equipment, internet routers and switches, and many more.

    Telescope Compatibility

    • Celestron NexStar 4/5/8, 5i/8i, GPS, SLT, SE.
    • Celestron CG5, CGE, CGEM, CPC.
    • Celestron AstroMaster Series.
    • Celestron Ultima 2000
    • Meade ETX, LXD, LX-400 ACF with AutoStar #497 controllers.
    • Meade LX-90 & LX-200 Classic and GPS.
    • Meade Magellan I and II.
    • iOptron SmartStar/MiniTower mounts with 8402A controllers. 8402G not supported.
    • iOptron iEQ30/iEQ45 mounts with 8406/8407 controllers.
    • iOptron SmartEQ/ZEQ25 mounts with 8407/8408 controllers.
    •  Orion Sirius, Atlas, SkyView Pro, SkyQuest XT.
    • SkyWatcher mounts with SynScan controller.
    • Takahashi Temma 2.
    • Orion Intelliscope, Orion SkyWizard
    • Lumicon SkyVector, Takahashi Super Navigator, Dave Ek Box.

    NOTE: Some Meade ETX models (60/80) ship with the Autostar #494 controller. To make SkyWire work with these scopes, you need to replace the #494 Autostar controller (which does not have a serial port) with the #497 Autostar (which does). Contact Meade to upgrade your controller.

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    SkyFi III Wireless Telescope Adapter

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