SkyWatcher EQ8-R GoTo Mount with Pier Tripod
SkyWatcher EQ8-R GoTo Mount with pier tripod is a computerized Go-To German Equatorial mount that offers a refined design to allow for better balance and more modern features to cater to today’s high-end imagers. It features the built-in cable management that improves the mount's capabilities for remote use by removing cable drag from hanging cable and reduces the chances of cables getting caught during the imaging sessions. The built-in USB 3.0 USB hub allows you to plug in your camera, guider, filter wheel, and other USB accessories into the hub. The additional 3 built-in 2.1mm ports situated next to the USB hub allows your accessories to also be powered through the mount.
The EQ8-R mount can be paired with the SynScan Pro app by using a Wi-Fi adapter and you can control the telescope wirelessly through your mobile device. With the SynScan app, you can access more than 42900 object database including planets, named stars, double-stars, variable stars, and user defined objects. The app can be download from Google Play or Apple App Store.