Pegasus new compact EQDir USB Stick 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.
EQDirect has two versions: RJ45 (as it is) and DB9 (which includes a RJ45 to DB9 adapter).
RJ45 Cable type:
- Skywatcher HEQ5
- Skywatcher AZ-HEQ5
- Skywatcher AZ-EQ6
- Skywatcher EQ6-R
- Skywatcher EQ8
- Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro
With optional DB9 Cable type adapter (code PEG-EQDIR-STICK-DB9) compatible with following mounts:
- Skywatcher EQ6
- Skywatcher NEQ6
- Mount Connector - RJ45
- PC Connector (USB Model only) - USB type A (PC Stick)
- Length - 2 meters / 6.5 feet
- Cable to mount - USB to RJ45 or USB to DB9 (if purchased with optional DB9 Cable type adapter (code PEG-EQDIR-STICK-DB9))
The adapter utilizes the original FTDI USB chip and it is fully compatible with Windows XP,7, 8 & 10.
Drivers can be downloaded by the following URL:
http://pegasusastro.com/support (Note: Windows Update can automatically install the required USB drivers for this device)
Quick Connect Steps:
1.Plug the RJ45 (or DB9 adapter) cable to your Synta's compatible mount. *
2.Plug USB stick into your computer’s USB port.
3.Choose the discovered COM port from EQMOD settings and connect to your mount.