Sky-Watcher EQ5 PRO Go-To Astronomy Mount

Product code: 20981
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The EQ5 Synscan has a bit more stability and capacity than the NEQ3 but less than the HEQ5. 
We therefore recommend it for customers who want a bit more stability than the NEQ3 delivers - say for visual use at high powers - but who don't require the photographic capabilities of the EQ5 or EQ6 Pro.
The mount can be upgraded with the optional GPS mouse, providing quicker more accurate setup. Please choose the option in the drowdown menu before ordering.
Free shipping to a UK mainland address.
Hardware Features:
Payload Capacity: Approx 6.5kg for imaging and 9kg for visual
High precision stepper motors
Motor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving feature
Resolution: 0.288 arc second
Slew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Mode: R.A. tracking
ST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rate
SynScan V.3 Firmware Updateable Hand Control New features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment.
Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)
Software Features:
Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min
Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell
13740 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects
Backlash compensation
Periodic Error Correction
Premium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command set
User-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume

Product Info

MPN 20981
MPN 20981
Brand Skywatcher
Product Code 20981
Delivery Weight Package