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#1 Mike28

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 09:56 AM

Posts come ans go so fast I miss the pages on this question that must have been posed. Can my CGE mount be brought up to CGE Pro specifications? Mostly software since phisically they are different so there isnt much to change there.

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 10:34 AM

The software should be upgradeable, depending on how old your HB is. You may need to buy a new HB if your isn't flashable. I think they released the flashable HB's in late 2005 to early 2006.

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 11:38 AM

Basically if you have version 4.xx firmware in your hand controller you can do the upgrade. The latest level for the CG5/CGEM/CGE and CGE Pro is 4.15.

Check out Mike Swanson's site for the particulars on the firmware levels ... NexStar site

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 01:59 PM

The software should be upgradeable, depending on how old your HB is. You may need to buy a new HB if your isn't flashable. I think they released the flashable HB's in late 2005 to early 2006.


Mine is of the latest version - purchased in Sept 08'.

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 02:56 PM

Mike,

Software is the only thing that will be similiar between the two. You have the upgradeable hand controller so you can at least run the same software. You will need the cable to update the firmware though. See the article Here

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 06:15 PM

Thanks Bobby. I downloaded it (site) and will try to upgrade HC later. Right now I am in pain city......






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