Celestron CGX-L German Equatorial Mount and Tripod

  • 34kg load capacity
  • NexStar+ computer hand controller
  • Stainless steel tripod legs
  • Stainless steel counterweight shaft
  • Dual Vixen/Losmandy dovetail saddle
  • Supports WiFi and wireless operation accessories
  • 2 Years Warranty
    Celestron CGX-L German Equatorial Mount and Tripod

    If you are looking for a heavy duty computerised mount for your optical tube(OTA), Celestron's CGX-L Computerized Equatorial mount would be your best choice. It is capable of supporting Celestron’s largest optical tubes with ease with the payload of 34kg. The mount has lower profile equatorial head that helps improving stability and portability. Not only that, it also comes with improved motors to provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads.

    - Large 144mm diameter worm wheels which provide smoother operation and can more accurately drive heavier loads.
    - Longer 270mm dovetail saddle to support larger optical tubes.
    - Remote operation friendly features such as home and limit optical sensors, easier polar alignment adjustments, and better cable management overall.
    - Massive 70mm stainless steel tripod legs with a wider stance for improved stability under heavy loads.
    - Accessory tray holds three 1.25” and two 2” eyepieces with an upright stand for your smartphone or tablet.
    - Heavy duty, 31.5mm stainless steel counterweight shaft to support additional counterweights.
    - Supports WiFi and wireless operation accessories such as StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module (sold separately).

    Included items:
  • CGX-L Equatorial Head
  • CGX-L Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • 1 x 22 lbs counterweight
  • NexStar+ Hand Controller
  • DC Power Cable (item# 18769)
  • 8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry handle)
  • More Information
    Product Weight (KG) 54.8
    Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
    Instrument load capacity 34 kg
    Height adjustment range (includes mount and tripod) 1524mm - 1955.8mm
    Tripod adjustment range (tripod only) 838.2mm - 1397mm
    Equatorial height alone 609.6mm
    Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm (2.75") Steel tripod with graduated markings on lower section
    Latitude adjustment range 3° - 65°
    Mount Head Weight 23.8 kg
    Accessory Tray Yes
    Tripod Weight 21 kg
    Weight of Counterweights 1x10kg
    Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
    Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
    Number of Auxiliary Ports 4 AUX Ports (Hand Control can use any AUX Port, 2 are located near the dovetail saddle for optional accessories)
    Autoguide Port Yes, 2 Ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle)
    USB Port Yes, input for Mount and Hand Control
    Power Requirements 12V DC, 3 amps
    Motor Drive DC servo motors
    Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
    Periodic Error Correction Yes
    Computerized Hand Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 Port for PC connection
    Brand Celestron
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