EQDir Adapter for EQMOD


Our new compact EQDir Adapter for EQMOD allows direct connection of Skywatcher HEQ5 Syntrek/PRO, NEQ6 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

 

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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.

Led indication

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)

eqdir3First 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)

USB or Bluetooth version for remote operation

Choose wired (USB) or wireless operation with the Bluetooth version of the EQDir Adapter

USB Cable included

A  mini USB cable is included in the package of the USB model.

Compact size

66 x 66 x 28 mm

Mount Connector RJ45
PC Connector (USB Model only) USB mini type B
Bluetooth Specs (Bluetooth Model only) Bluetooth v2.1 version
Name / ID: PA-EQDIR-XXXX  (Where XXXX the unique identifier of the device) , Baud rate: 9600 , Pairing code / password: 1234

Effective distance of operation: 10 meters

Cable to mount RJ45 to RJ45 or RJ45 to DB9
Dimensions 66 mm x 66 mm x 28 mm

RJ45 Cable type

  • Skywatcher HEQ5
  • Skywatcher AZ-HEQ5
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
  • Skywatcher EQ6-R
  • Skywatcher EQ8
  • Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

DB9 Cable type

  • Skywatcher EQ6
  • Skywatcher NEQ6
  • EQDir Adapter Device
  • 1.8m type B mini USB cable (USB Model only)
  • Cable RJ45 to DB9 or RJ45 to RJ45

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* USB functionality is lost when you purchase the Bluetooth model. The device is only Bluetooth enabled.
(Notice EQDir bluetooth is a standalone device and there is no need to purchase USB model also)