"I still have Vixen GP DX mount with motors and it's own astro computer. The computer bit died and I never brought a replacement so I sold the TeleVue Genesis Apochromatic refractor that went on it. Much to my regret I might…"
"I use a Meade #505 connector set and USB to Serial converter cable from TRENDnet. It comes with drivers for both mac and PC.The AutoStar Suite is PC only, so I've used the mac version of Starry Night Pro and also Stellarium with my Meade ETX…"
"I have a Meade Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope and would like to know how you interface the macbook with the telescope.
As far as i know neither have a USB connector.
I thought Meade supplied AutoStar Suite v5.5 software "
.. a 'Mak' Makustov-cassegrain telescope by Meade that is :)A great way to combined two hobbies, this scope is controlled with Starry Night 6 Pro software running on my Mac Book.And at over 10 years old is still running strong.
"Jeremy, plight of your Macs brings to mind a classic song with a small change to the lyrics :)
sung to the tune of 'Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)'
We don't need more PC-avacation.
We don't need no thought control
"They show up fine when I click on the .jpg link.
Nice bear, he's not going too is he too?
I've down-sized to just a collection of powerbooks for the last few years
- until I found a free beige G3, then an 8600... it's hard to say no.…"