Cables

Item

Description Price in US$
GPS-ASTAR cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Meade 497/497EP Autostar. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The short cable plugs into an AUX port on the telescope (to power the GPS). The long cable plugs into the Autostar so it can receive data from the GPS.


$30.00

GPS-494 cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Meade 494 Autostar (requires Meade #506 serial adapter cable). Includes 1xAA power cell.


$30.00

GPS-Astro cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to an Astro-Physics GTO mount. The DB9M connector will accept any PC-to-telescope serial adapter cable. Includes 1xAA power cell.


$30.00

GPS-LX200 cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to an LX200 Classic, LX200GPS/ACF/etc. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The RJ12 plug connects to the RS232 port on the telescope (for GPS power and data).


$30.00

GPS-Gemini cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Losmandy Gemini controller. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The 4-pin DIN plug connects to the controller power output. The RJ22 plug connects to the RS232 port so it can receive data from the GPS.


$30.00

GPS-Gemini2 cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Losmandy Gemini 2 controller. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The 1-pin DC plug connects to the controller power output. The RJ12 plug connects to the RS232 port so it can receive data from the GPS.


$30.00

GPS-GeminiDC cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to an older Gemini controller. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The 1-pin DC plug connects to the controller power output. The RJ22 plug connects to the RS232 port so it can receive data from the GPS.


$30.00

GPS-NexStar cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Celestron NexStar hand control. The short cable plugs into an AUX port on the telescope (to power the GPS). The long cable plugs into the hand control so it can receive data from the GPS.


$30.00

GPS-StarBook adapter (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to a Vixen StarBook or StarBook Type-S controller via the included 12" (30cm) CAT5e crossover cable. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. Requires 2 x AA batteries.


$149.00

GPS-Synta cable (note 1)

Connects the GPS Receiver to an Orion Atlas/Sirius GoTo or Sky-Watcher SynScan hand control. The PS/2 plug connects to the GPS. The RJ12 plug connects to the RS232 port on the hand control (for GPS power and data).


$30.00

GPS-USB cable

Attaches to the GPS Receiver to provide a USB plug. Allows the GPS to be attached to a PC USB port for use with redirect or mapping software.


$30.00

PC-ASTAR cable

Connects a PC serial port to a 497/497EP Autostar (similar to Meade #505). Provides a DB9 female connector wired to a 4-pin handset plug for use with StarPatch, the Meade ASU and other programs.


$20.00

eTrex-ASTAR cable (note 2)

Connects a Garmin eTrex, eMap or Geko series GPS receiver (with RS232 port, not USB) to a 497/497EP Autostar or Audiostar. For eMap receivers you must remove the small plastic tip on the connector.


$30.00

Garmin-ASTAR cable (note 2)

Connects a Garmin 12, 12xl, 38, 40, 45, 48, 60C, 60CS, 72, 76, 89, 90, 92, 176, 196, 295, GPS II, II+, III, III+, V or Street Pilot receiver (not the 2610) to a 497/497EP Autostar or Audiostar.


$30.00

Magellan-ASTAR cable (note 2)

Connects a Magellan 3xx, Meridian or SporTrak series GPS receiver to a 497/497EP Autostar or Audiostar.


$30.00

Rino-ASTAR cable (note 2)

Connects a Garmin Rino 110, 120 or 130 receiver to a 497/497EP Autostar or Audiostar.


$30.00


  1. Requires a GPS-NX01 or GPS-NX02 receiver.
  2. Requires a StarPatch software registration key in order to use the GPS with a 497/497EP Autostar or Audiostar. See "Using a Handheld GPS Receiver".

 

 

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