USB2EQ5?

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USB2EQ5?

Post by tufstars » Mon May 04, 2020 2:42 am

I have a Orion HDX110 EQ-G mount.
I want to connect it to a computer.
Still not sure about all this, I haven't even decided on a computer.
But from what I've read, I need a cable like this to connect from the RJ45 port on the mount to the USB port on my computer.
Can anyone confirm this?

Then, not sure what's next. ASCOM driver? Then EQMOD? PHD?

Thanks for any help.

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Re: USB2EQ5?

Post by dpanderson » Mon May 04, 2020 7:49 am

Since this mount uses the Synscan handcontroller, it should be compatible with EQMOD. Our USB2EQ5 adapter cable is the only hardware you will need. For software, you will need to install the ASCOM platform, the EQMOD ASCOM driver, and application software (such as PHD Guiding) that supports ASCOM. Sounds like you have a good understanding!
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Re: USB2EQ5?

Post by tufstars » Wed May 06, 2020 11:32 am

Thanks so much Doug. Ill be ordering this today!

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