Nexus DSC

Astro Devices Nexus DSC

Advanced Digital Setting Circles

Nexus DSC is an advanced digital setting circles computer for your telescope that packs all the latest technologies into a device designed for your telescope.

Using the advantages of WiFi, the Nexus DSC allows for the seamless interfacing of your telescope to the most popular planetarium software running on WiFi-enabled computing devices: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Computers, Android phones/tablets, Kindle Fire, Windows based PCs/tablets.

You can use the Nexus DSC with planetarium software such as SkySafari Plus/Pro, Starry Night, Cartes du Ciel, TheSky just to name a few.

  • Red OLED graphical display
  • Full numeric tactile keypad
  • Practically unlimited number of celestial objects in its database*
  • Internal rechargeable Lithium battery
  • Built-in GPS receiver
  • Powerful Identify and Tour modes
  • Multi-point telescope pointing analysis system
  • Supports up to 64GB microSD cards
  • Optional WiFi-interface to your tablet/smartphone/laptop
  • Supports ScopeDog, ServoCAT, SiTech and SkyTracker motor controllers
  • User catalogues (practically unlimited**) can be added and used
  • Can be charged/powered from an external 5-16V DC power source
Check out the full features of the Nexus DSC by downloading the specifications.

All instruction manuals can be found on the Manuals & Guides page.

All software updates can be found on the Downloads page.

When your DSC arrives, it will contain:
  • 1 x Nexus DSC unit
  • 1 x Nexus DSC User Manual
  • 1 x Nexus DSC Quick Setup Guide
  • 1 x USB charging cable
  • 1 x car lighter adapter cable

  • A set of universal power adapters
  • A WiFi card

Dimensions: 140mm x 120mm x 38mm (LxWxH)
Weight: 286g

* - Nexus DSC’s internal flash memory currently contains in excess of 73,500 objects while the microSD card extends this currently to over 2.3 million objects but the limiting factor is the size of the microSD card used.
** - User catalogues can be placed on a micro SD card only.
*** - Encoders sold separately

We can also supply encoders along with encoder installation hardware for some telescopes.

Feel free to drop us an e-mail if you have any questions.

You can purchase Nexus DSC directly from our online shop.

Alternatively you can purchase Nexus DSC from our distributors.

Please note that Nexus DSC has been discontinued and replaced with Nexus DSC Pro.

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