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Home Mounts & Tripods Equatorial Mounts SkyWatcher NEQ6 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount & Tripod
For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is your answer. The Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000 + objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The NEQ6 SynScanTM also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:
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). Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography. Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography. Specifications Power Supply Required: 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive (not supplied) Motor Type: Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.) Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705 Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar Tracking Modes: Dual Axis, R.A. Tracking Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 42,000 + objects. Mount Specifications Mount Type: German Equatorial Telescope Mounting: Tube Rings Slow-motion Control: R.A. & Dec (motor controlled) Tripod: 2" Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod Height: 85-147cm Tripod Weight: 7.5Kgs Counterweight Shaft Daimeter: 1.8cm Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless Steel Mount Weight: 16Kgs Mount Height: 41cm Counterweight: Two, 5.1Kgs each Counterweight Extension Bar Supplied with Sky-Watcher 45mm and 75mm dovetail saddle plates Total Weight: 23.5Kgs (counterweight not included)