Meade #506 Connector Cable Kit with Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition Software #04513. Allows you to both operate and update your AutoStar equipped Meade telescope form your computer. For use with #494 AutoStar equipped models including Meade ETX-60, ETX-70 and ETX-80 and most DS-2000 series models from a PC. May also be used with Meade NGC non- motorized models. Includes serial cord connector, USB Adapter sold separately.
Autostar Suite Astronomer Edition shows the night sky, constellations, planet positions, and more for any location on Earth. Controls any Meade telescope with a 494 Autostar, allowing telescope control from the PC. Displays more than 15,000 celestial wonders: galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, stars and planets on your PC. This enables even the beginner to locate and identify objects to observe with the telescope and print out star charts for use in observing sessions.
Includes a 6 foot 4 pin to 6 pin serial cable with integrated AUX-to-serial converter and 6 pin to RS-232 serial interface adapter. For Meade Model 494 Autostar equipped and NGC models only.
A Pentium II/400mhz computer is recommended. For Windows XP or higher. USB support (USB adapter sold separately) is available for 64-bit Vista or Windows 7 operating systems with use of a 64 bit driver available for free download at www.meade.com.
The Meade AudioStar features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object locating system plugs into the telescope's handbox port allowing a quick telescope alignment.
Once aligned with the sky the AudioStar is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability the AudioStar permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple Guided Tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord, and much more.
AudioStar Controller #07640 is compatable with the StarNavigator, ETX, LT, LX80, LX90, and LXD75 series telescopes.
Meade Green Laser Pointer- a great item for star parties and backyard astronomy.
This high quality pointer includes an elegant carrying case and runs on two AAA batteries (included). This bright pen style laser makes a great gift item or accessory for any astronomer. Soft rubber grip fits comfortably in your hand. The safe, brilliant green laser beam is visible up to 25,000 feet away.
Wavelength is 532nm at less than 5mW. This laser is made to U.S. FDA laser standards. Instructions included.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.