SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro GOTO Dual Saddle Mount w/ Steel Tripod

  • Heavy-duty mount that's easy to control
  • Comes with dual saddle
  • Designed for high-precision tracking and navigation
  • Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography
  • Auto-guider interface for astrophotography
  • Variable guiding speed controls
  • Terrific equatorial mount for astrophotography
  • Payload: 10kg
  • DC Power Cord with Cigarette Light Adapter included
  • 5 Years Skywatcher Limited Warranty
  • PC-Link cable is not included.
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    SKY-SWHEQ5PRO-DUAL
    $1,599.00
    SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro GOTO Dual Saddle Mount w/ Steel Tripod

    The SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro GOTO Dual Saddle Mount provides extremely high precision tracking and has built in autoguider ports. This heavy-duty HEQ5 Pro mount is a smaller version of the sturdy EQ6 Pro mount. It is specially designed for observers who need the steadiness of the EQ6 Pro mount, but find the EQ6 Pro mount too physically demanding.

    For novice users the user-friendly menu allows automatic slewing to over 13,400 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the HEQ5 PRO Mounts.

    Features:
    • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
    • Slewing speed up to 3.4 degrees /sec (800X).
    • Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
    • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
    • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
    • Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
    • Periodic Error Correction.
    • PC compatibility.
    • Upgradeable hand control via internet download.
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    Specifications
    Tripod type German Equatorial Go-To
    Tripod material Steel
    Telescope Mounting Dual saddle
    Payload 10kg
    Mount head weight 10kg
    Tripod weight 5KG
    Tripod height 185-121cm
    Counterweight bar diameter 1.8cm
    Counterweight bar length 21.5cm
    Power supply DC 12~16V – 3A
    Pointing accuracy up to 5 arc. min.
    Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
    Guiding speed 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
    Motors resolution 0.144 Arc. Sec.
    Power requirement 12 to 15V – 2A
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