Celestron AC Adapter For Celestron Computerized Telescopes Type: AC Adapters Specifications: 2.5 amp AC Adapter for use with the following Celestron computerized telescopes: LCM Series NexStar SLT Series SkyProdigy Series NexStar SE Series Advanced Series CPC Series CPC Deluxe HD Color: Black
Power your Celestron computerized telescope from any AC wall outlet 2 amp AC Adapter Suitable for indoor or outdoor outlets Power your Celestron computerized telescope from any AC wall outlet ^2.5 amp AC Adapter ^Suitable for indoor or outdoor outlets Enjoy your telescope without batteries with this AC adapter! When using your telescope at home or near any wall outlet, you can enjoy hours of uninterrupted observing. Running your telescope off of AC power is hassle-free and much more reliable than other methods, especially in cool temperatures, when batteries can lose charge quickly. This 2 amp AC Adapter is compatible with the following Celestron computerized telescopes: LCM Series NexStar SLT Series NexStar SE Series SkyProdigy Series Advanced Series Advanced VX Series CPC Series CPC Deluxe HD Series* *CPC Deluxe HD Series—This adapter is sufficient for most visual observing with a balanced telescope. However, for astroimaging using additional equipment, the 5 amp adapter (product #18780) is recommended.
The bottom line on Celestron's SE series is that battery power is not enough. AA batteries drain quickly, and if you are using a dew zapper (also a necessity on SCTs) then that alone will drain your battery is just four hours on Celestron's smaller power tank. Plug your scope in, and the drain is even faster. If you're planning to be out for any length of time you should really consider this accessory. I use it with my 8" SE nearly every time I am out and can p..