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#1 orangeusa

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Posted 13 August 2019 - 09:52 PM

Sorry, but I am trying to update 2 handsets (one is a 22E - no kidding). 

 

I downloaded the Autostar updater 6.1 and it can't find the firmware... Went to Meade website, found link and keep getting 404. So odd...

 

1. Will 6.1 update older Autostars (497) ?

2. Does anybody have a link to most recent Autostar firmware? 

 

The updater I downloaded DOES see my handset, but source of firmware - doesn't seem to find the file, when you select Web as the source, it can'f find the website...

 

I have done this years ago and had none of these issues...

 

Thanks for your patience... 



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Posted 13 August 2019 - 10:46 PM

Gday orangeusa

No idea whats going on with the Meade site, but i suggest you use the freeware StarPatch loader instead.

http://www.stargps.ca/downloads.htm

You get the latest patches for the last known known stable rom ( 43Eg)

and this includes a lot of bug fixes ( incl the GPS rollover bug ) as well as a lot of enhancements,

Andrew Johansen Melbourne Australia


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#3 orangeusa

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Posted 14 August 2019 - 11:41 AM

Thanks so much Andew  !! 



#4 MikeBY

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Posted 30 August 2019 - 04:45 AM

Contact Meade support for the link to the latest update. They are putting them out on dropbox now. For some unknown reason, they are not posting them on the distribution site

Autostar Updater is looking for. They will send instructions to download and install.

 

Just ran into that with the LS 8 I recently acquired. 

 

Michael



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Posted 30 August 2019 - 05:45 AM

Contact Meade support for the link to the latest update. They are putting them out on dropbox now. For some unknown reason, they are not posting them on the distribution site

Autostar Updater is looking for. They will send instructions to download and install.

 

Just ran into that with the LS 8 I recently acquired. 

 

Michael

I would stick with StarPatch for updates. Fewer, if any bugs.

 

Ed




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