Electronics, hardware

EQMOD adapter for telescopes. Version 2

This is a short note about the upgraded version of my old EQMOD adapter for telescopes. Technically, this device it’s a USB – UART adapter with galvanic isolation. That’s why it might be used not only for telescope control. It’s a third revision of the board.

Astro tools, Electronics

Isolated eqmod adapter for the telescope control

There are popular and quite cheap amateur telescope mounts from different vendors: Sky-Watcher, Celestron, etc. Most of those mounts contain motors and some controller schematic. Users can control these devices in different ways. One way is to use the mount’s hand controller. Another way is to connect to the computer and use some software to control and guide the telescope.…

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