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SkyWatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount & Tripod

SkyWatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount & Tripod

EQ5 SYNSCAN
“The first impressions of the assembly were of reassuring stability…The 3-star alignment is a great feature of the Go-To facility. Every time we set up, it accurately place the item we wanted in the field of view of our 25mm eyepiece. The more it was used, the easier is was to go straight to an object or star…The alignment process could not be simpler…In all, the alignment process works so well that you can be on a selected object and tracking it accurately within minutes..”
BBC SKY AT NIGHT MAGAZINE

Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min
Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell
42000 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects
Backlash compensation
Periodic Error Correction
Premium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command set
User-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume
SynScan TM Firmware Updateable Hand Control
New features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment.
High precision stepper motors
Motor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving feature
Resolution: 0.288 arc second
Slew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Mode: R.A. tracking
ST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rate
Maximum Payload Capacity: Approx 9kg
Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)

Customer Reviews

  excellent mount   a perfect goto computerised mount for beginner or advanced. easy to set up alignment easy with syncscan cna also be hooked up to pc and controlled with additional software great value   (07/12/2018) jim - ramsgate


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SkyWatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount & Tripod

MPN: 20981





Price: 539.00


Tour the night sky at the touch of a button - the very sturdy EQ5 SynScan GOTO Equatorial mount provides excellent precision and stability and a host of other useful features for the serious astronomer. The mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable stainless steel pipe tripod with accessory tray. Supplied complete with a bubble level, latitude adjuster with micrometer scale and an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster.




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