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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 1.20.19207 August-2019
  • Patch: Account for old GPS modules that failed the Week Number Rollover.
  • Allow camera to boot in the background while you begin your alignment or use the menus to setup other items.
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
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Celestron PWI 2.3.4 April-2020
  • Removes false disconnection issues
  • UI changes including support for red filter.
  • Enhanced focuser support (ASCOM + gamepad + control dialog)
  • Added Hot Key dialog with new hot keys
  • GPS Accessory
  • Added UI support for Sync
  • PEC enchancements
  • Added 3 Messier Objects to the off line catalog (M25, M40, M45)
  • Trial support for CGE, Advanced GT, and most GT mounts)
  • Numerous bug fixes
  • Known issue: ASCOM pulse guiding not working with MC firmware 6.12 - 6.17.
  • Known issue: ASCOM pulse guiding not working with MC firmware 5.00 - 5.17
  • Known issue: ASCOM SideOfPier() returns ASCOM SideOfPier(current position)
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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