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Home Accessories SkyWatcher Accessories SkyWatcher EQ5 SynScan PRO GOTO Upgrade Kit
A full upgrade kit with everything required for easily upgrading the standard (non-PRO) EQ5 mountings for computerised GOTO capabilities. Kits comprise SynScanTM Flash Upgradeable GOTO handset, 2 x Stepper Motors for DEC and R.A. Drives, Replacement Control Panel / Motor Board, Hand Control Cable, Cable Clamp and Hand Control Holder (12V D.C. Power Supply required - not supplied).
Tour the night sky at the touch of a buttonHardwae Features:SynScan Firmware Updateable Hand ControlNew features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data.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 Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included) Software Features:Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell 13740 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 volumePlease note: this product requires fitting with precision and care aligning gears and attaching motor housings, only basic instructions are included from the manufacturer.
All the gear, no idea This product has everything needed to upgrade your EQ5 mount to GOTO operation. Except for how to do it. The instructions are pretty woeful for mounting to motors and gearing. (13/12/2019) Steve Oxtoby - Leighton Buzzard
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