iOptron ASCOM Driver and Commander V8


This ASCOM Driver and iOptron Commander uses RS232 command language 2014 V3.x
Updated 6/30/2022

Mounts supported (with latest firmware):
  • CEM120
  • CEM70
  • CEM40
  • CEM26
  • GEM45
  • GEM28
  • HEM27
  • SkyHunter
Minimum Requirement for this driver:
  • Direct Mount Control: Windows 7 SP1 /8.1 /10/11 with .NET (dotNET) Framework 4.8 or later installed. Make sure .NET Framework 3.5 is activated in Windows 11
  • Planetarium control via ASCOM: ASCOM Platform 6.5 SP1 or later
  • If Commander 8.0 does not launch or can't find any mount, Please add the Commander File Fold and/or 3 exe files into the Exclusions/Whit List/Exception of the Antivirus software. Here is the instruction.

Latest Version
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 8.0.0.0 (Released 6/2/2022)
Commander 8 Update Notes
iOptron Control Command Language 2014 V3.10

Previous Version
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 7.0.0.0
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.4.1.0
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.4.0.0
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.3.3.1
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.3.0.0
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.2.2.0
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.2.0.2
Commander and ASCOM Driver Installer 6.0.1.0