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Old 15-12-2018, 08:56 AM
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Heq 5 cable

Hi all,
I'm not sure on which cable to get to connect the mount to my laptop.
Can i buy a standard cable then get a serial to usb converter or get one of these http://www.store.shoestringastronomy...roducts_eq.htm
I have an old laptop with no serial ports.
I will go the eq mod way but before i order cables it would be good if someone here could help.
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Andy
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Old 15-12-2018, 12:54 PM
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One of these is what most people use.
Are you saying you don't have any USB ports available?

https://www.bintel.com.au/product/sh...v=6cc98ba2045f
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Old 15-12-2018, 01:56 PM
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That is the cable you want
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Thanks Rob and Jacob,
I'll order one from Bintel.
I have 2 usb2 ports available.
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