EQDIRECT connection cable for SW HEQ5 mounting - allows you to control the installation directly from a PC, bypassing the remote control.
• compatible mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 SynScan, AZ-EQ6, AZ-EQ5, Orion Atlas PRO AZ / EQ-G
• HighFlex cable - maintains flexibility up to -40 ° C
• FTDI converter
• length: 3 meters
1. Connect the cable to the USB port on your computer
2. In the device manager, check at what port the cable has been installed (COM and LPT ports -> COMx where x is 1, 2, 3, ... 16)
3. Install the ASCOM platform ( https://sourceforge.net/projects/eq-mod/files/ASCOMPAD/ )
4. Install the EQMOD program ( https://sourceforge.net/projects/eq-mod/files/EQASCOM/ )
5. In the EQASCOM Toolbox program, which is part of the ASCOM package, check if eqmod.exe is set
6. The ASCOM program should be configured so that it uses the appropriate assembly, providing its name and appropriate COM port
7. Return to the ASCOM Dome Control program and click "connect"