ASCOM Installation

System Requirements

  • Windows: 7SP1, 8.1 or 10 Anniversary edition or higher

  • ASCOM Platform 6.4 SP1 or higher

  • .Net Framework 4.8


  1. Review the System Requirements to verify that your system is capable of running FocusLynx Commander. Make sure that you have the correct version of the ASCOM Platform installed.

  2. Obtain the latest version of FocusLynx Commander installer from the Downloads page on the Optec website.

  3. Double click on setup.exe to run the installer.


If you get a permission denied error or the installer reports that your ASCOM version is wrong even though it is correct try running setup.exe as an administrator.

  1. Follow the instructions in the installer to complete the installation.

  2. Congratulations! Your FocusLynx Commander software is installed and ready for configuring with your focuser system.

Once the software is installed you can proceed to Getting Started