This handy one-piece cable allows you to connect your Nexstar handset to your computer and enable remote control using Celestron's Nexremote software and other third-party applications. Also used for upgrading the handset firmware.
One end of the cable has a 4 pin modular plug which connects to the telescope's handset. The other end has a USB plug which connects to the PC's USB port. The cable contains a USB to serial converter and appears as a COM port on the PC. Length approx. 5 metres (16 feet). High quality fully screened/shielded flexible cable.
This cable is effectively the same as using a serial RS232 cable with a USB to serial converter, except of course it is a lot neater and more convenient.
Our standard cable uses the SiLabs CP2102 USB to serial chipset.
We also produce a premium version using the FTDI FT232RL chipset (listed separately).
Both work with Windows up to version 10.
For more detailed information please read our USB chipset information page.This cable is a USB replacement for Celestron Nexstar cable #93920. For more information including a list of supported telescopes and to download Nexremote, please visit this page on Celestron's website: http://www.celestron.com/university/astronomy/nexremote. Please check that this is the correct cable for your telescope before purchase.
Not suitable for recent (2019 on) handsets which have a mini USB connector - only handsets with square 4 pin modular socket as pictured.
Important: Connect the cable to the handset only. DO NOT connect to your telescope mount.
5m USB PC control cable for Celestron Nexstar telescopes, 4 pin plug
- Brand: TechnoFix
- Product Code: PrgCelest
- Availability: In Stock
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