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Pegasus Astro EQDIR USB Cable

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Pegasus Astro
$38.00 USD
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Our new compact EQDIR USB Stick Adapter for EQMOD allows direct connection of Sky-Watcher 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 Sky-Watcher 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 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

Mount Compatibility

RJ45 Cable type

  • Sky-Watcher HEQ5
  • Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro
  • Sky-Watcher AZ-HEQ5
  • Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6
  • Sky-Watcher EQ6-R
  • Sky-Watcher EQ8
  • Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
  • Orion Sirius EQ-G Go 
  • Orion Sirius Pro AZ/EQ-G

DB9 Cable type

  • Sky-Watcher EQ6
  • Sky-Watcher 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

Questions & Answers

  • Is this cable compatible with the ASI Air Plus, I have seen some concerns about chip compatability.

    Yes this cable is 100% compatible with the ASIAIR Plus (and Pro).  It can resolve issues with some mounts that have updated their chips or firmware and have resulting compatibility issues when connecting directly with the ASIAIRs.