Saxon HEQ5 Pro GoTo Mount with Steel Tripod

  • Dual saddle mount
  • 13.7kg payload
  • 2 x 5.1kg counter weight
  • 1.75" stainless steel tripod
  • Synscan hand controller included
  • 3 years limited warranty

  • *11-15V DC 2A power supply not included.
    Saxon HEQ5 Pro GoTo Dual Saddle Mount with Steel Tripod

    Explore the night sky with Saxon's HEQ5 Pro GoTo Mount with Steel Tripod! With its easy-to-use SynScan hand controller, you can access over 42,900 objects in the sky at the touch of a button. It has 9 slew speeds (2x, 8x, 18x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x) and up to 3.4°/sec. You can also connect the hand controller to a computer to upgrade the firmware so that it's never out of date.

    The HEQ5 integrates the dual saddle mount which accepts both Vixen-type and Losmandy-type saddles and has a payload of 13.7kg. On top of that, a polar scope is also included to give a better polar alignment that improves the quality of tracking, especially for astrophotography. Users can also level the telescope with their own preference with the user-friendly bubble level and adjustable tripod leg.
    More Information
    Tripod type German Equatorial Go-To
    Tripod material Steel
    Telescope Mounting Dual saddle
    Payload 13.7kg
    Mount head weight 9.8kg
    Tripod weight 5.6KG
    Tripod height 97-121cm
    Counterweight bar diameter 1.8cm
    Counterweight bar length 21.5cm
    Power requirement DC 12~13V – 2A
    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
    Latitude range 10 - 65 degrees
    Tracking rate Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rate
    Brand Saxon
    Warranty 3 Years Limited Warranty
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