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    I have an ETX-90 for which I've lost the hand controller. Is it possible to control the telescope with a computer (e.g. Macbook Pro) without this hand controller? If so, can you recommend a computer interface cable?

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    Hi Solargus,

    I read little bit for EXT line and as I know there is no way to control the scope without the hand controller. It is a computer that is designed to operate with the scope as well as to be a mediator between the scope and PC. May be it will be easier to find one 497 controller on sale or on second hand market.
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    Thank you, Ivo.

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    Did you get a hand controller for your etx solargus?
    How do you like the etx90? I recently bought a etx90 myself but it did not have any ipieces with it..So I'm researching the best size and type to get.

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    You need the autostar.

    The computer cable plugs into the smaller jack on the bottom of the autostar.

 

 

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