The Xagyl EQMOD Serial Cable cable simplifies connecting Sky-Watcher's EQ6 or Orion's Altas computerized equatorial mounts to a PC.
This cable is an all-in-one solution utilizing a computer's RS-232 port, and bypasses the Synscan computerized hand control. It is designed to be used with the EQMOD Ascom driver.
This cable can be used with the optional EQDIR-HEQ5 cable to connect to Sky-Watcher HEQ5 and Orion Sirius mounts.
The ASCOM platform can be downloaded here.
The EQMOD EQASCOM telescope driver can be downloaded here.
The EQDIR driver can be downloaded here.
If you want to use Stellarium to aim the mount, you will need:
Stellarium, can be downloaded here.