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Can't upload data from computer

I purchased the correct cable to connect the SCT to my computer but the Meade software is unable to detect the telescope. It was working for awhile and now has stopped responding. I suspect the control board is defective - any suggestions on repair or replacement?

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Re: Can't upload data from computer

Check and define/ assign your com ports thru autostar and consistantly use the same port everytime you connect.
Also some usb to serial adapters are unsuitable ; dont ask me why but some work with autostar and some just dont, belkin adapters almost never work but the keyspan brand works reliably. I had the same problem and the kspan adapter plus comport set up sorted it.
Hope this helps

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