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The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6-GT telescope mount is an exciting evolutionary development of the hugely successful NEQ6 PRO with amazing new features including a massive 25kg payload. The AZ-EQ6-GT is a dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavy-duty Go-To/Tracking astronomical mount in both Alt-Azimuth (AZ) and Equatorial (EQ) modes. Includes V5 SynScan handset for easy updating and PC connection
Supplied with the tried and tested Synscan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, the latest V5 USB version, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its onboard database.In EQ mode, the AZ-EQ6-GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging. In AZ mode, it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel.Free pointing - no need to leave axis locked!A great feature of the AZ-EQ6-GT is the patented dual-encoder technology. This allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions.Includes V5 SynScan handset for easy updating and PC connectionSpecifications:Payload Capacity: 25kg (EQ and AZ modes)Tracking Accuracy: 0.1436 arc secondGo-To Capability: EQ and AZ modesSynscan Handset Database: over 42,900 celestial objectsTracking Speed: sidereal, solar & lunar ratesTracking Mode: EQ or AZ, dual or single axisPEC control in EQ modeAutoguider Port : YesDSLR Electronic Shutter Release Port : YesMotor Type: DC12V stepper motorsPatented Dual-Encoder design allows manual movement without losing positional informationPolar alignment: via software control or supplied polar scopeAlignment methods: 1, 2 or 3 star alignment (EQ) / brightest star or 2 star alignment (AZ)Telescope Connection: 2 x dual-fit saddle plates supplied accepting 45mm & 75mm dovetail barsRA/DEC Worm Gears: D=92.5mm, 180 teeth, brassRA/DEC Axes: D=40mm, steelTripod: 2 Stainless SteelCounterweights supplied: 2 x 5kgCounterweight Bar: 25mm DiameterMount Body Weight: 15.4kg, Tripod Weight: 7.5kgPower requirement: 12V DC 3A (Sky-Watcher 17Ah Power Tank recommended)
The AZEQ6 is a masterpiece The AZEQ6 is a masterpiece and beautifully engineered (a hybrid equatorial Altaz Mount & tripod). Anybody wanting an altaz mount with all the go-to and opportunities to up-grade the system by applying GPS and Wi-Fi, Finally `Harrison telescopes' continual support to advice and consult is invaluable . You are never just left to get on with it. (12/07/2018) JAMES H - LONDON
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