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Manuals & Software

Latest Firmware Updates

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Update your Celestron product firmware by downloading and running the Celestron Firmware Manager (CFM)

Product Version Release Date Updates
Advanced VX (AVX) 7.15.8270 November-2018
  • Retuned feedback loop. Improves tracking slightly and slewing at rates 2 - 6.
  • Reduced drop error at the end of a goto operation.
AMW007 WiFi module (3rd generation) 1.2.0.10 February-2018 Initial Release
Astro Fi 7.17.0031 April-2020 Bug Fix: Data corruption on SSA camera when used with internal Gen3 WiFi
CGX 7.17.0031 April-2020
  • Eliminate switch failure false alarms
  • Bug Fix: Data corruption on SSA camera
CGX-L 7.17.0031 April-2020
  • Eliminate switch failure false alarms
  • Bug Fix: Data corruption on SSA camera
NexStar Evolution 7.17.0098 April-2020
  • Bug Fix: Version number not reported correctly.
  • Bug Fix: Wifi config error introduced by 7.17.0031
7.17.0031 April-2020 Bug Fix: Data corruption on SSA camera when used with internal Gen3 WiFi
Motorized Focuser Accessory 7.16.9300 December-2019 Mitigation of potential damage caused by user attempting to use wrench to turn focus motor while powered on
NexStar+ Hand Control 5.30.9200 August-2019
  • Patch : account for additional modules, including those that failed after April 6th.
  • Bug Fix: Patch in 9104, could fail on August 17th for some modules.
SkyPortal WiFi Accessory (3rd generation) 3.1.9120 July-2019
  • Bug Fix: WiFi would lock up if user lost connection to WiFi attempted to reconnect
  • Bug Fix: Improved reliability of CFM updates over WiFi
StarSense Accessory Camera 1.2.13343 January-2014 Support for changes made in 1.09.13346 of the Hand Control firmware.
StarSense Accessory Hand Control 1.20.20244 September-2020
  • Feature: added Peripheral menu similar to NS+ for mounts like Evolution and AstroFi
  • Bug Fix: communication to the mount/accessories is more reliable during the first 15 seconds while waiting for the SSA Camera to wake up (was causing short run away slews)
  • Bug Fix: StarSense HC can now be updated over aux bus (e.g. WiF or PC port)
StarSense Interface Box For SkyWatcher Telescopes 1.0.6032 March-2016 Initial Release

Latest Software Updates

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Product Version Release Date Updates Downloads
USB ASCOM Driver for Focuser 1.5.0 December-2019
  • Corrected bug causing frequent drop outs.
  • Removed "backlash" features from main UI
Download
Celestron PWI 2.3.5 August-2020
  • Hotkeys feature overhauled
  • Added deadzone setting to Gamepad configuration
  • Reconfigured speed ranges on Gamepad configuration
  • Feature added to goto a specfic RA/Dec location
  • Updated the manual
  • Corrected behavior of ASCOM_Telescope.SideOfPier()
  • Added fix for ASCOM guiding on mounts with old firmware (less than 6.18)
  • Added ASCOM.Action(Telescope:AddAlignmentReference,ra:dec)
  • Revised PEC dialogs to make them more clear
  • Slew rates for the mount and focuser persist when the dialog is hidden/closed
  • Bug fixes
Download
Celestron Firmware Manager 2.7.9144 August-2019
  • Bug fix: Wifi Bridge
  • Dialog boxes showing when connection is restarting
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Celestron Focuser Utility 1.0.0 December-2018 Initial release Download
PecTool 1.0.18 July-2018 Updated instller to support Windows 7/8 Download