Use this Adapter to control your GoTo telescope mount with a USB-port equipped laptop running popular astronomy software programs such as Starry Night, NexRemote, EQMOD, and more
Adapter kit includes software disc and cable to create a virtual serial (COM) port for laptops that do not already feature a built-in serial port
Also allows use of firmware update software for hand-controllers and motor drives on laptops without built-in serial ports
For computerized GoTo telescope mounts that do not feature a built-in ST-4 port , you can use this Adapter in conjunction with software such as PHD Guiding to provide pulse guiding
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The USB-to-Serial Adapter provides a virtual serial port (COM) for laptops that feature a USB port, but are not equipped with a serial port. This allows you to control your telescope's GoTo equatorial mount with your laptop running popular astronomy software programs such as Starry Night, NexRemote, EQMOD, and more. The USB-to-Serial Adapter also allows you to use hand-controller and motor-drive firmware update software on laptop computers that are not equipped with a COM serial port. If your computerized GoTo telescope mount and/or astrophotography camera does not feature a ST-4 port, you can use the USB-to-Serial Adapter in conjunction with autoguiding software such as PHD Guiding to provide pulse guiding. The Adapter is Windows XP, Vista (32/64), 7, 8 and Mac OS X compatible.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This adapter and software allowed me to download the latest updates to my controller, but I had to use my old serial cable on the USB adapter. The serial cable supplied with the Adapter would not work on my PC.
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