correctly or everything you do afterwards will be fruitless.The scope has to be in the home position and level.Online banking, emails, eshopping, has become an integral part of today's life.
The official Autostar Software source remains the Meade web site.
For information on updating from old Autostar versions to the current version, see the Important Download Information page.
The Autostar alignment procedure doesn't require you know every star in the sky.
If you pick the easy align with the two star option for the most accurate alignment, the Autostar programming logic will select two stars that are in the database for your time and location that will provide an accurate Al/Atz alignment.
Several Autostar updater bugs were also resolved with this update.
Version 5.9 - from Meade's site (08/17/11) 09/18/09 Autostar Update (ASU) Client Application for Windows, Version 5.9. This version is compatible with all versions of Auto Star II, #497 and #494 Auto Star computer controllers.
I found the Autostar to be very easy to use even without reading the manual.
You've got to answer the initialization questions correctly: location, date, time, daylight savings, etc.
This page is your source for older versions of the Meade Autostar software.
Neither the submitter, myself, nor Meade Instruments are responsible for any damage or problems caused by using any of the software archived here.
Sent: Saturday, April 5, 2003 From: [email protected](Richard Seymour) How to Update an Autostar's Firmware with the ASU 3.61 Updater The following applies to both Autostars with numeric keypads (495 or 497) and the LX200gps' Autostar II.