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Skywatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount

£539.00

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The Skywatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount is a great choice for those wishing to mount small to medium size telescopes and enjoy all the features of an established computerised Goto mount for both visual and imaging purposes.

This mount features the Synscan hand controller which is the brains of the system and has an illuminated LCD display and buttons and 49,000+ objects in its database. The mount also has a built-in Polar Alignment scope with Reticule for quick and accurate lock on the pole - either in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere.

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The Skywatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount is a great choice for those wishing to mount small to medium size telescopes and enjoy all the features of an established computerised Goto mount for both visual and imaging purposes.

This mount features the Synscan hand controller which is the brains of the system and has an illuminated LCD display and buttons and 49,000+ objects in its database. The mount also has a built-in Polar Alignment scope with Reticule for quick and accurate lock on the pole - either in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere.

The tripod is a sturdy aluminium affair with extendable legs for extra height and a handy accessory tray with cut-outs for both 1.25" and 2" accessories.

The Skywatcher EQ5 PRO SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount is fully autoguidable via the ST-4 protocol - guide cables for direct pulse guiding can be attached to the seperate power box.

The mount is powered via a 12v DC socket and comes with a cigar-style cable for running off suitable power sources. Telescope House recommend the Revelation SkyWatcher - Celestron Compatible 12v Mains Power Supply for mains powering this mount.

• 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 32 micro steps driven.
• Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
• Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
• Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
• Periodic Error Correction.
• PC compatibility.
• Upgradeable hand control via internet download.

Specifications:

Mount Type Equatorial Go-To
Slow-motion Control Hand Control
Counterweight(s) 5.1Kgs
Piggyback Bracket n/a
Accessory Tray Yes
Ground Board Diameter n/a
Ground Board Weight(s) n/a
Motor Drive Built-in
Go-to SynScan
Tube Dimension(dia. x length) n/a
Tripod Height 71-123cm
Tripod Weight
Pedestal Diameter n/a
Pier Diameter n/a
Wheels Diameter n/a
Shipping Weight
Shipping Carton Dimensions 97cmx44cmx29cm

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