Product Code: 1524188

Sky-Watcher Explorer-150PDS (EQ3 PRO) Parabolic Dual-Speed GO-TO Newtonian Reflector

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Sky-Watcher Explorer-150PDS (EQ3 PRO) 150mm (6") f/750 Parabolic Dual-Speed GO-TO Newtonian Reflector. The new Sky-Watcher EXPLORER-150PDS range of Newtonian Reflector incorporates the same superb mirror-set as the Explorer-150P Black Diamond Series, but with two significant advantages. A Dual-Speed 10:1 ratio focuser is now included for excellent focusing precision. Also the tube length has been slightly shortened to optimise performance for prime-focus photography.Even better performance for astro-photography and visual use can be achieved when used in combination with Sky-Watcher's Newtonian coma corrector (Product Code 20233).

Sky-Watcher Explorer-150PDS Features:

  • Magnification (with eyepiece supplied) x30
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential) x300
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror 150mm
  • Telescope Focal Length 750mm (f/5)
  • Eyepiece Supplied 25mm (1.25"/31.7mm)
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 2" (50.8mm) Dual-Speed 10:1 Crayford Focuser
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • EQ3 PRO Go-To Equatorial Mount with Aluminium Tripod
  • 42,900+ Object SynScan Computer Database
  • 33% more Light-Gathering than 130mm

EQ3 Pro SynScan Features:

The EQ3 PRO SynScan mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 PRO SynScan. 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 EQ3 PRO SynScan mount is a perfect instrument for novice visual observers and imagers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in-depth knowledge of the night sky.

PLEASE NOTE: The Motor Control box supplied is designed to clamp onto 1.75” Diameter Stainless Steel tripod legs. In this instance the Motor Control Box should be attached with either cord or Velcro (User Supplied)

  • 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).
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
  • 42,900+ Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
  • Periodic Error Correction.
  • PC compatibility.
  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download.
  • Maximum Payload e.g. Explorer-150P/PL Reflector or Evostar-120 Refractor.
  • Supplied with Aluminium Tripod & Accessory Tray.

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Product Specification

Eyepiece 1 25 mm
Finderscope Aluminium
Focal Length (mm) 750
Highest Practical Magnification (x) 300
Included Accessories 25 mm eyepiece, 6x30 Finderscope, Tube Rings, Mounting Bar, EQ3 PRO GO-TO Equatorial Mount with Aluminium Tripod, 42,900+ Object SynScan Computer
Magnification with Supplied Eyepiece (x) 30
Mount Type Computerised Go To
Optical Design Parabolic Newtonian
Shipping Dimensions (cm) 80 x 39 x 34 & 97 x 44 x 29 cm
Tripod Weight (Kg) 38
Type Parabolic Newtonian Reflector
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With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.

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Item Value (Cash Price) £639.00
Deposit £0.00
Agreement Duration 42 Months
Total Amount Credit £639.00
Settlement Fee £29.00
Settlement Payment -
Monthly Instalments 35 x £25.02
Final Instalments £24.85
Total Amount Payable £900.55
Annual Rate of Interest 19.9% P.A.
Representative APR 19.9% APR

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  • Aged 18 years or older from the application date
  • In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
  • Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
    • In regular, permanent employment.
    • Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
    • Not working through disability.
    • Self-employed.

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Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.

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No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.

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Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.

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