Our new compact EQDir Adapter for EQMOD allows direct connection of Skywatcher HEQ5 Syntrek/PRO, AZ EQ6-GT and EQ8 mounts to your PC or laptop. With this adapter you can remote control your Skywatcher mount directly via PC. No handbox controller is needed and the device is perfect for remote observatories
EQDIR heart is based on FTDI USB to Serial Chip
The device uses the original FTDI FT232RL chip. This chip is fully compatible and functional with Windows XP, 7 , 8, 10, OSX, Linux. There is no need to install external drivers as Windows Update will install the latest FTDI driver. Just plug it in your PC and play.
A red LED (operation indicator) exists on the side of the device. It will turn on when the device is plugged in the equatorial mount.
EQDIR adapter can use both cables (DB9 or RJ45 Connectors)
First socket is DB9, Second socket is RJ45
Choose the appropriate cable (DB9 or RJ45) for your mount model. You can use the same device in both of your mounts. Just attach the specified cable for your mount model (DB9 or RJ45)
RJ45 Cable type
· Skywatcher HEQ5
· Skywatcher AZ-HEQ5
· Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
· Skywatcher EQ6-R
· Skywatcher EQ8
· Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro