Sky-Watcher EQ5 SynScan Computerised GOTO Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the EQ5 PRO SynScan is your answer. The EQ5 SynScan mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 Pros. It allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. Its extensive database includes a massive 42,900+ night sky objects.The EQ5 PRO SynScan mount is a perfect instrument for advanced visual observers and imagers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in-depth knowledge of the night sky.

Hardware Features:

  • SynScan V.3 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)

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 volume
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Product Specification

Counter Balance (Kg) 2x 5.1
Maximum Height (cm) 121
Motor Drive Micro step driven 1.8 degree stepper motors
Mount Type Computerised Go To
Optical Tube Connection Vixen-Style Dovetail
Payload (kg) 9.1
Power Supply 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive
Shipping Dimensions (cm) 106x49x26cm
Slow Motion Control Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
Tripod Type 1 inch Stainless Steel
Tracking Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
Weight (kg) 28
Manufacturer Link Sky-Watcher
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