Nexus Advanced wireless multifunctional telescope adapter: Nexus combines Digital Setting Circles and Serial To Wifi interface in one powerful package Nexus is a multifunctional WiFi telescope interface. Using the advantages of WiFi, Nexus allows seamless interfacing of your telescope to the most popular planetarium software running on WiFi compatible computing devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Computers, Kindle Fire, Android phones/tablets, Windows based PCs/tablets.You can use Nexus with planetarium software such as SkySafari Plus/Pro, Starry Night, Cartes du Ciel, TheSky just to name a few. Powered either by a common 9V battery or external power (9-25V DC) - Nexus will be there when you need it. Nexus can function as:
Wireless DSC with ServoCAT1
Wireless DSC + 2 x RS232 to WiFi + 1 x USB2 serial to WiFi adapters
Serial to WiFi adapter
Nexus can also control the shutter release on DSLRs. Both Access Point and Infrastructure (WPE/WPA/WPA2) WiFi network connections are supported. WPS is supported in the infrastructure mode only. Nexus in combination with a planetarium software provides a cost effective yet very advanced DSC controller supporting all popular telescopes. Nexus delivers rapid location of those hard to find object in a compact package. Please refer to the user manual for further detail. It can be downloaded from the Downloads section of our website. Some of the possible questions you may have are answered here. We can also supply encoders along with encoder installation hardware for some telescopes.
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You can purchase Nexus using PayPal by clicking one of the buttons below. Alternatively you can purchase Nexus from our distributors. International Customers: US$269.95$229.95IN STOCK
Australian Customers: AU$269.95AU$229.95+GST IN STOCK
Note: 1. Using a special utility from Astro Devices is required to be able to use Nexus with other planetarium software supporting ServoCAT. Please also note that additional cables are required that are available from Astro Devices at extra cost. Please e-mail us for further details. All generations of ServoCAT are supported (USB and non-USB). 2. Nexus supports USB serial devices based on CP210x (iOptron mounts), FT232x (ServoCAT Gen3, SiTech) and PL2303 (iOptron, Meade) chips.