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SkyWatcher AZ EQ6-GT EQ & Alt Az Mount and Tripod

SkyWatcher AZ EQ6-GT EQ & Alt Az Mount and Tripod

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 connection

Specifications:
Payload Capacity: 25kg (EQ and AZ modes)
Tracking Accuracy: 0.1436 arc second
Go-To Capability: EQ and AZ modes
Synscan Handset Database: over 42,900 celestial objects
Tracking Speed: sidereal, solar & lunar rates
Tracking Mode: EQ or AZ, dual or single axis
PEC control in EQ mode
Autoguider Port : Yes
DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Port : Yes
Motor Type: DC12V stepper motors
Patented Dual-Encoder design allows manual movement without losing positional information
Polar alignment: via software control or supplied polar scope
Alignment 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 bars
RA/DEC Worm Gears: D=92.5mm, 180 teeth, brass
RA/DEC Axes: D=40mm, steel
Tripod: 2” Stainless Steel
Counterweights supplied: 2 x 5kg
Counterweight Bar: 25mm Diameter
Mount Body Weight: 15.4kg, Tripod Weight: 7.5kg
Power requirement: 12V DC 3A (Sky-Watcher 17Ah Power Tank recommended)

Customer Reviews

  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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SkyWatcher AZ EQ6-GT EQ & Alt Az Mount and Tripod

MPN: 20291





Price: 1,379.00


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

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