Home ] Up ] Support ] About Earthshine ] Contact Us ]


User's Guide
FAQ
Specifications

StarDateTM Universal GPS Adapter for Celestron Telescopes

Now you can add GPS capability to your Celestron telescope using any handheld GPS receiver!  The StarDateTM GPS Adapter connects any NMEA-0183 compliant GPS receiver to your telescope's AUX port for easy and automatic GPS alignment!

The StarDate GPS Adapter works with any AUX-port-equipped Celestron telescope, including:

  • NexStar 5i/8i Series
  • NexStar 8i Special Edition
  • CGE Series
  • AS-GT Series (with with Celestron #93965 AUX port accessory kit)
  • SLT Series

Features:

  • Works with any NMEA-0183 compliant GPS receiver (Garmin, Magellan, Lowrance, etc.) that outputs $GPRMC sentences (you must supply a suitable RS-232 cable for your GPS)
  • Interfaces via Celestron telescope AUX port
  • Supports most alignment methods (NOTE: Does not support "GPS Align", which requires compass direction sensor)
  • No batteries required - draws a tiny amount of power from the telescope
  • Easy to use - No buttons or switches, and only one status LED!
  • Small and light enough to store in an eyepiece or accessory case
  • Firmware can be field-updated to support new features or new telescopes

GPS-enable your telescope today - Spend less time aligning and more time observing!

SD-001        StarDate GPS Adapter                OUT OF STOCK

 



Copyright 2006 Earthshine Technologies LLC.   All rights reserved.
Revised: January 04, 2006 .