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SkyWatcher EQ5 Pro GOTO Mount

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  • 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 32 micro steps driven
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
  • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • PC compatibility
  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download
  • 5 Years Skywatcher Limited Warranty
  • SKU: SKY-SWEQ5PRO
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    $1,499.00

    Retail Price $1,699.00

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    Description

    SkyWatcher EQ5 Pro GOTO Mount

    The Skywatcher EQ5 GOTO Mount is an EQ5 mount equipped with GoTo capabilities. It has the same type of computerized features found on the heavier HEQ5 and EQ6 Pro mounts. It includes the proprietary SynScan GoTo system; the massive database of celestial object locations and automated alignment functions.

    Accurate Automated Slewing
    Software and hardware work together to produce the most precise movements possible. Precision crafted gears and motor drive are controlled by the software functions on board the hand controller. The software has built-in error correction to compensate for gears wearing out and other internal factors that affect accuracy.

    Enhanced Stargazing Experience
    Once the mount is assembled, you only need to complete the alignment process to start viewing. Automatically point your telescope to the different celestial objects stored in the database at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu allows even the novice users to access the different features of the system. The upgrades lets you spend more time viewing and less time searching for your chosen celestial objects.

    Skywatcher EQ5 GOTO Mount features:
  • 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 32 micro steps driven
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
  • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • PC compatibility
  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download
  • 5 Years Skywatcher Limited Warranty
  • Specification

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    Specifications
    Model EQ5GOTO-MNT
    Slow Motion Control Hand Control
    Tripod Height71 to 123cm
    Tripod Weight
    Accessory Tray none
    Weight Capacity 9kg

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    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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