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hughgilhespie

Short EQDIR Lead?

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Hi,

Anyone know where I can buy a short EQDIR lead for my EQ8? I am fitting a mini-computer to my OTA and I would like a cable length of about 50 cm. 

Regards, Hugh

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According to the SW EQ8 manual, the connector is an RJ45, the same as is used on the AZEQ6 (what I have), I make up my own adaptors, & crimp RJ45 connectors to suit.

So if you or someone close to you, has the necessary tools & components, you could just shorten ones that you already have.

If you weren't so far away, I'd do it for you...

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31 minutes ago, Dr_Ju_ju said:

So if you or someone close to you, has the necessary tools & components, you could just shorten ones that you already have.

Funny you should say that - I just realised that as I have an RJ45 crimper, plugs, shrouds, tester, etc. (I installed a Cat 6 network in the hose and outbuildings) that if I cut my existing Hitecastro EQDIR cable to suit.......................................

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I shorten mine to about 10" by cutting a crimping a new plug onto it, dead easy and keeps things tidy.

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