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The EQDrive Upgrade Kit GM8 Direct Drive for Losmandy GM8 mounts.

The Telescope Control System (TCS) EQDrive Standard 5 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 non linearity of the motor: Yes
  • Axis gear ratio: Unlimited (Recommended 1: 1 – 1: 2000)
  • Case: Aluminium 100mm x 74mm x 29mm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 190 grams
Motor Specifications:
  • Angle of Step – 1.8 gr.
  • Rated Current – 1.68 A.
  • Resistance Per Phase– 1.65 Ohms.
  • Holding Torque – 4.4 Kg.sm.
  • Shaft diameter – 5.0 mm
  • Weight – 0.365 Kg.
  • Dimensions – 42 x 42 x 47 mm (NEMA17).
Control unit EQDrive Standard 5  – 1 pc.
Connection cable – 2 pcs. (Length 1.5 m)
Stepper motors with adapter – 2 pcs.
Virtual COM port driver CP2102 Configure Software EQDrive Config v.5.0 Setup ASCOM Driver EQMOD EQASCOM Update Firmware
Example of Update Firmware


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