Our new compact EQDir USB Stick Adapter for EQMOD allows direct connection of Skywatcher HEQ5/PRO 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.

EQDIR heart is based on FTDI USB to Serial Chip

The device uses an original FTDI 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.

EQDIR adapter for DB9 type mounts)

Choose the appropriate model (DB9 or RJ45) for your eq mount. You can use the same device in both of your mounts. Just attach the RJ45 to DB9 adapter and you are ready to go.


Compact size

It is a USB stick!

Technical Specifications

Mount ConnectorRJ45
PC Connector (USB Model only)USB type A (PC Stick)
Length 2 meters  / 6.5 feet
Cable to mountUSB to RJ45 or USB to DB9

Mount Compatibility

RJ45 Cable type

  • Skywatcher HEQ5
  • Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
  • Skywatcher AZ-HEQ5
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
  • Skywatcher EQ6-R
  • Skywatcher EQ8
  • Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro
  • Orion Sirius EQ-G Go¬†
  • Orion Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G

DB9 Cable type

  • Skywatcher EQ6
  • Skywatcher NEQ6
  • Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo

In the package

  • EQDir USB Stick Adapter Device
  • Adapter RJ45 to DB9 * If you ordered the DB9 version


Quick Install Guide – EQDir USB Stick Adapter