SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro Synscan GOTO German Equatorial Mount

SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro Synscan GOTO German Equatorial Mount
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Our Price:  £1,299.00(Inc. 20% VAT)(£1,082.50 Exc. VAT)
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Part Number:  OV-20855
Brand:  SkyWatcher

SkyWatcher


SkyWatchers NEQ6 Pro is a legendary mount amongst amateur astronomers all over the world; Now SkyWatcher are pround to introduce their new EQ6-R PRO Synscan™ - a new legend is born!

The new EQ6-R PRO Synscan™ Computerised Go-To mounting is an exciting evolutionary progression of the continuing legend that is the NEQ6 PRO. The modern optimised design of the EQ6-R PRO incorporates features that serious imagers will immediately appreciate, such as;
  • Increased Payload capacity of 20kg for Astro-Photography
  • Higher torque motors and synchronous belt driven drive, resulting in minimal backlash - Even quieter, smoother operation and better results when guiding.
  • Superior Latitude adjustment controls with greater range of latitudes possible - smooth latitude adjustments.
  • Built-in SNAP camera control port - control your DSLR for the Synscan handset
  • PPEC worm gear and worm periodic error correction function - avoids having to constantly re-train
  • Built-in carrying handle - for convenient transportation.
  • Screw on power plug - for secure power connection (no worrying about disconnecting the power lead during your observing or imaging time)
The supplied computerised Synscan™ hand control allows you to control the mount to point your telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to 42,000+ night sky objects from it's extensive database.

Specification
  • Product Name:  EQ6-R PRO Synscan™
  • Mount Type:  German Equatorial 
  • Maximum Payload (Counterweights excluded):  20kg (for Astro-Photography)
  • Latitude Adjustment Range:  5º to 65º
  • Azimuth Adjustment Range:  About ±9 º
  • Mount Weight (Tripod excluded): 17.3 kg
  • Counterweights Supplied:  2 x 5kg
  • Tripod Supplied:    2-inch stainless steel, 7.5kg Weight
  • Counterweight Rod:  18mm Diameter, Length 240mm + 180mm
  • Power Requirement:  DC11~16V 4A
  • Motors: 1.8 º Hybrid Stepper Motors
  • Transmission:  180:1 Worm Drive + 48:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-step/1.8º Stepper Motor Drive
  • Gear Ratio:  720
  • Resolution:  9216000 Counts/Rev., approx. 0.14 arc-second
  • Maximum Slewing Speed:  4.2 degrees/second
  • Tracking Rate:  Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rate
  • Tracking Mode:  Equatorial mode
  • Auto-guiding Speed:  0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1X
  • PEC: 100 Segments Permanent PEC (PPEC)
  • Hand Controller: SynScan™
  • Database:  42000+ Objects
  • Celestial Object Catalogue:  Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Vari-able Star, Named Star, Planets
  • Pointing Accuracy:  Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
  • Integral SNAP camera control port
  • Dual-Fit 45mm/75mm Dovetail Saddle
  • Polar Alignment Scope

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