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General Information Star GPS-NX includes a high-performance GPS receiver and one adapter cable.
Adapter cables are available for use with Celestron Nex Star, Nex Star , Star Sense, Meade Autostar, Audiostar, LX200 Classic, Losmandy Gemini, Gemini-2 or Gemini-2 Mini, Astro-Physics GTO, Synta (Orion Atlas/Sirius, Sky-Watcher Syn Scan) and the Vixen Star Books.
For maximum battery life and cold weather operation we recommend using an Energizer AA Lithium battery.
Celestron Nex Star, Nex Star or Star Sense (SLT, SE, AS-GT, CGE, CGEM, GT, Evolution, i Series) Star GPS-NX requires a Nex Star (firmware version 2.3, 104.0 or 4.0 as displayed using the hand control “Utilities: Version” menu item), a Nex Star or a Star Sense hand control with RS232 port (will not work with newer handsets that have a USB port).
You may also wish to download a copy of the "Star GPS-NX Quick Start Instructions" which are in PDF format.Accurate local time is not necessary in the keypad as long as the keypad can correctly calculate UT, which it does with Star GPS.The instructions below will have you set your Auto-Connect to EXT.The GPS-NX02 can also be used with the Meade LX200GPS, LX200R, LX200ACF, LX400ACF and RCX400.* Early model GPS-NX01 and GPS-NX02 receivers may specify 9600 baud.