Saxon EQ5 GOTO Mount with Steel TripodIncludes Synscan hand controller
2 x 5.1Kg counter weight
Wall-to-wall large accessory tray
1.75" stainless steel tripod legs
1.8 degree step angle and 32 micro steps driven
Motor resolution at 0.288arc sec
Slew speeds up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar tracking rates
One, Two and Three star alignment options
Auto guider interface for astrophotography
Guiding speed from 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x, or 1x
Payload Capacity 9.1Kg
Containing over 42,900 objects with complete Messier, NGC and IC Catalogues.
Positioning accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
Periodic error correction
Firmware upgradeable via internet download
Car power supply adapter included
Requires 12V DC 2A power supply (not included)
Featuring a German Equatorial mount with GOTO ability, this Saxon EQ5 Mount will give you an outstanding precision and stability during sky observation.
The Saxon GoTo EQ5 mount includes a built-in polar scope, a latitude adjuster with micrometer scale, an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster, aluminium setting circles, large manual slow-motion tracking controls, bubble level, and stainless steel tripod legs. It has a 9.1kg payload, which is suitable for most telescopes. Nevertheless, it comes with a Synscan hand controller which contains a collection of over 42,900 objects in the sky. Simply complete the alignment process and it will be able to track the object for you.