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SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount

SKU# SKY-SWEQ6-R

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  • Extra Heavy Duty German Equatorial Mount
  • Belt-Driven System
  • Accurate & Precise Polar Alignment
  • Fine Latitude & Azimuth Adjustment Range
  • Metal Setting Circle Dials
  • Worm Gear Tracking Controls
  • Permanent Periodic Error Correction
  • Go-To SynScan Control
  • AutoGuider Port
  • SkyWatcher 5 Years Limited Warranty
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    SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount

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    • SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount
    Summary
    SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount

    The SkyWatcher EQ6-R Equatorial Mount is everything a serious astronomer hopes for. This improved version of Skywatcher EQ6 mount is capable of sustaining high pay loads up to 20kg with its stabilized foundation. The belt-driven design of the EQ6-R mount ensures smooth and powerful drive force while maintaining its silent slew movements and significantly lowers periodic errors. This extra heavy duty mount also has improved tracking accuracy with its precise polar alignments. Coupled with its advanced build system coupled and unparalleled drive performance, the SkyWatcher EQ6-R Equatorial Mount is nothing short of brilliance in its own way.

    SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount Features:
  • Extra Heavy Duty German Equatorial Mount
  • Belt-Driven System
  • Accurate & Precise Polar Alignment
  • Fine Latitude & Azimuth Adjustment Range
  • Metal Setting Circle Dials
  • Worm Gear Tracking Controls
  • Permanent Periodic Error Correction
  • Go-To SynScan Control
  • AutoGuider Port
  • SkyWatcher 5 Years Limited Warranty
  • SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount

    The SkyWatcher EQ6-R Equatorial Mount is everything a serious astronomer hopes for. This improved version of Skywatcher EQ6 mount is capable of sustaining high pay loads up to 20kg with its stabilized foundation. The belt-driven design of the EQ6-R mount ensures smooth and powerful drive force while maintaining its silent slew movements and significantly lowers periodic errors. This extra heavy duty mount also has improved tracking accuracy with its precise polar alignments. Coupled with its advanced build system coupled and unparalleled drive performance, the SkyWatcher EQ6-R Equatorial Mount is nothing short of brilliance in its own way.

    SkyWatcher EQ6-R Belt-Driven Equatorial Mount Features:
  • Extra Heavy Duty German Equatorial Mount
  • Belt-Driven System
  • Accurate & Precise Polar Alignment
  • Fine Latitude & Azimuth Adjustment Range
  • Metal Setting Circle Dials
  • Worm Gear Tracking Controls
  • Permanent Periodic Error Correction
  • Go-To SynScan Control
  • AutoGuider Port
  • SkyWatcher 5 Years Limited Warranty
  • Specifications
    Specifications
    Model SWEQ6-R
    Mount Type German Equatorial Mount
    Tripod Material Steel
    Telescope Mounting V & D Style
    Payload 20kg
    Mount Head Weight 17.3kg
    Tripod Weight 4.5kg
    Counterweight bar diameter 18mm
    Counterweight bar length 240mm + 180mm (extension)
    Latitude Range 6-65°
    Azimuth Range +/-9°
    Power Requirement DC 12-16V - 2A
    Pointing Accuracy up 5 arc. min
    Slewing Speed up to 3.4°/sec(800X)
    Guiding Speed 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x, or 1x
    Motors Resolution approx. 0.14 arc-second (9216000 Counts/Rev)
    Warranty
    Your Skywatcher Products is under Warranty

    Your Skywatcher® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for FIVE years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of the receipt.

    This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, collimation or maintenance provided by someone other than a Skywatcher Authorized Service Department.

    For Skywatcher Products purchased elsewhere, will NOT qualify for manufacturers warranty from us, it must be returned to the place of purchase to resolve any issues.

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