Alternately, if your scope has Celestron WiFi (built-in on the Evolution and Astro Fi, available as an add on for many mounts by using the Celestron SkyPortal or SkyQ Link WiFi module), you can connect your PC to the scope's WiFi network and connect without cables. Firmware Update - posted in Celestron Computerized Telescopes: I recently purchased an Evolution 8. (For newer mounts, read this article.) In my instance, CFM applied six firmware patches to my Evolution Motor + StarSense HC + StarSense Camera. CFM may even have problems connecting to the mount. Here’s how I update the firmware in my Celestron 6SE telescope from my Ubuntu Linux system. - posted in Mounts: So, I decided to update the firmware on my CGX-L mount. Additional Notes. It installed fewer for CPC and NexStar SE4 (as it didn’t update their motors). In this case, press the reset button located below the two AUX ports on the side of the fork arm and retry the firmware update using CFM. Once the download is complete, click the Update button in the bottom section to load the firmware into the camera. It worked for me. I have the new but non USB HC. How to Upgrade Motor Control Firmware - Evolution, Astro Fi, AVX, CGX, CGXL How to Upgrade Motor Control Firmware - NexStar GPS, CPC HD Deluxe, CPC, LCM, SE, SLT, CGE, CGE Pro, CGEM and AS-GT How to Upgrade the WiFi Bridge in the SkyPortal WiFi Module and the Evolution and Astro Fi Mounts Celestron provides motor control firmware updates for the NexStar GPS, CPC HD Deluxe, CPC, LCM, SE, SLT, CGE, CGE Pro, CGEM and AS-GT telescopes/mounts. Then change the connection method in CFM's Options/Connections menu to WiFi. I down loaded the latest cfm from the Celestron website and and proceeded to update with my Asus laptop. Update your Celestron product firmware by downloading and running the Celestron Firmware Manager (CFM) Product Version ... NexStar Evolution: 7.17.0098: April-2020: Bug Fix: Version number not reported correctly. Celestron no longer offer a branded serial to USB adapter and the only instructions I found for anything connected with Starsense and Evolution firmware updating was in CN. Phew,…..good luck! If you have problems getting CFM to load the firmware into the camera, close CFM, look in the folder where you unzipped CFM and … Firmware updates can deal with bug fixes or see the addition of a new feature(s). I have an evolution c925 and would like to update the firmware. Also just received a Starsense for this telescope. I would like to update both HC and motors. There’s another nice guide here, but it didn’t work on my computer until I figured out the trick below of changing the port name.. Installed the Starsense this morning and found the firmware was over 2 1/2 years old. Celestron CFM firmware update goes horribly wrong. 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