(1 customer review)

 NEW product of the year 2018!

  • reduced weight
  • dimensions reduced
  • updated element base
  • reduced pcb topology
  • improved compatibility with bluetooth module and SynScan

The Telescope Control System (TCS) EQDrive Standard 3N automates the work of the equatorial, German and Fork mounts. The TCS use Stepless(Vector) Algorithm and works with practically any mount operated by a stepper motor. It supports a wide range of Gear Ratio and Speed of axes, Soft acceleration and deceleration, allowing users to operate their telescope mount through Astronomical programs and SynScan hand controller.

  • Power supply: 10 – 28V 5A (recommended 24V)
  • Motor type: Bipolar stepper
  • Driver Voltage: Equal to Input Voltage.
  • Motor coil current: Adjustable 0.1 – 2.0A
  • Smooth acceleration and deceleration: Adjustable 0 – 10s.
  • Correction of nonlinearity of the motor: Yes
  • Axis gear ratio: Unlimited (Recommended 1: 1 – 1: 2000)
  • Case: Aluminum 100mm x 74mm x 29mm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 190 grams

EQDrive Standard 3N unit – 1pcs

Virtual COM port driver CP2102
Configure Software EQDrive Config v.5.0 Setup
Update Firmware

Example of Update Firmware


Power socket
2.5mm*5.5mm type
Central contact plus
Side contact minus
Protected against polarity reversal

The Accessories (ACC) socket
Mode Auto Guide (ST-4)
1. NC
2. Gnd.
3. RA+
4. DEC+
5. DEC-
6. RA-
Guide Speed is recording in to the flash memory of the device with the EQDriveConfig software.

Mode the Hand Control
1. RA-
2. Gnd
3. DEC+
5. DEC-
6. RA+

USB Socket
Type B, Connection to PC
EQDriveConfig, Eqmod ASCOM, Indi

Hand Controller (HC) Socket
1. Gnd
2. +5v (200mA max.)
3. NC
4. Gnd
5. Rx
6. Tx
7,8. +8v (200mA max.)
Compatible with SynScan Controller

RA/AZ Motor Socket
DEC/ALT Motor Socket
(Coil Configurations)
1. A1 coil
2. A2 coil
3. Gnd (shield)
4. B1 coil
5. B2 coil

LED Power Indicator (Top Side)
10…28V Smooth light
9…10V Blinking light
<9V No light


Additional information

Weight 0.19 kg
Dimensions 75 × 100 × 29 mm

1 review for EQDRIVE STANDARD 3N

  1. johnad_99 (verified owner)

    The Standard 3N is a very versatile unit. I used it to revive an old Meade LXD750. Also used it to put a goto system on one of my dobs. I’m using an android tablet and Synscan app with a Synscan wifi module to controll the scopes with SkySafari. The system works very well and is inexpensive.

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