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Home Mounts & Tripods Equatorial Mounts SkyWatcher EQ3 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount & Tripod
SkyWatcher offers superb solutions for users who would like to attach their telescope to a convenient computerised system but do not wish to deal with the weight of the HEQ5 or EQ6 PRO mounts. The EQ3 PRO SynScan mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 PRO SynScan. It allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The SynScan Computer includes a massive 42,900+ night sky objects in its extensive database. This excellent mount is ideal for owners of modern short tube Apo refractors up to around 100mm such as those from William Optics, SkyWatcher, the Meade 5000.
The EQ3 PRO SynScan mount is a perfect instrument for novice visual observers and imagers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in depth knowledge of the night sky. PLEASE NOTE: The Motor Control box supplied (situated left of handset in above picture) is designed to clamp onto 1.75" Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe tripod legs. In this instance the Motor Control Box should be attached with either cord or Velcro (Not Supplied)Specifications:Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X). Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. 42,900+ Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues. Quiet OperationPeriodic Error Correction. PC compatibility. Maximum Payload e.g. Explorer-150P/PL Reflector or Evostar-120 Refractor Supplied with Aluminium Tripod & Accessory Tray