Skywatcher Synscan PRO GOTO Upgrade Kit for EQ5 Mount

Product code: 108
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£299.00
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Product information

A full upgrade kit with everything required for easily upgrading the standard (non-PRO) EQ5 mountings for computerised GOTO capabilities. Kits comprise SynScanTM Flash Upgradeable GOTO handset, 2 x Stepper Motors for DEC and R.A. Drives, Replacement Control Panel / Motor Board, Hand Control Cable, Cable Clamp and Hand Control Holder (12V D.C. Power Supply required - not supplied).

Tour the night sky at the touch of a button

Hardwae Features:

  • SynScan Firmware Updateable Hand Control
  • New features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data.
  • 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
  • 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

Please note: this product requires fitting with precision and care aligning gears and attaching motor housings, only basic instructions are included from the manufacturer.

Product Info

MPN 108
Brand Skywatcher
Product Code 108