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Nexstar 8 connect to SkySafari?

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#1 James Cunningham

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 08:08 AM

I have a friend with a first generation Nexstar 8. His hand controller only has the one plug that connects to the scope. There is no second hole for connecting to a PC or downloading updates. I know that he cannot update his handset but was wondering if there was any way he could use something like Sky Safari. Thanks.

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 09:11 AM

just curious is that the handset that is to work with "starsense" the new auto align set-up that Celestron is coming out with? If it is someone in here was saying they say will work with Sky Safari and Sky Prod

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 05:07 PM

Sky Safari needs to be connected to the handset so unless there is a port in the handset then there is no way it will work. There is an aux but I don't think it will work with that. Maybe a replacement handset?

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