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Model: 7300Brand: iOptron
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The All NEW iOptron CEM120!
An extraordinary innovation in mount design...Now with a new payload!
Recognizing the growing demand for an accurate and stable, equatorial mount with the versatility to carry larger instruments and more complex imaging arrays, we created the iOptron CEM120. It offers the benefits of our revolutionary “center balance” design: stability, accuracy, and smooth mechanical operation, while capable of carrying a payload up to 115 lbs (52 kg). The “center balance” design’s natural stability is due to its focusing the mount along with payloads weight directly over the center of the pier or tripod.
The CEM120's performance is demonstrated by its low periodic tracking error of ±3.5 arc seconds. Along with the stability aspect, the CEM120 features an advanced cable management system consisting of more ports in more locations preventing tangle ups and reducing the chance of fractured cables. It also adds some new features to the CEM family like Wi-Fi and LAN for remote operation and easy to use, reliable clutches on both axes.
Optional heavy duty Tri-Pier 360 and Permanent Pier are available for order.
FeaturesA new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload with natural stabilityObservatory astrophotography mount ideal for both visual and Astro-photographersPayload of 115 lbs (52 kg) with the mount weight of 57 lbs (26 kg)Easy to use and reliable gear clutchesPrecision altitude and azimuth adjustment.Precision stepper motor with 0.07 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate trackingPolar alignment routine for those who can't see the Pole StarGo2Nova® 8407 V2 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built in heaterHigh precision tracking with low periodic error (PE)<±3.5 arcsecPermanent periodic error correction (PPEC)32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)Built-in WiFi and LAN for remote operationIntegrated ST-4 autoguiding portAdvanced cable management system with more choicesSpring loaded, individual adjustable Losmandy saddle
PACKAGE CONTENTSCEM120 mount head x1Go2Nova 8407 V2 hand controller x110 kg counterweight x1 (free extra one for limited time)Counterweight shaft x1Hand controller cable x1Serial cable (#8412) x1
Mount Center-balanced Equatorial Mount (CEM)Payload 52kg (115 lbs), exclude counterweight*Mount weight 26kg (57 lbs)Payload/Mount weight ratio 2Material All metalLatitude adjustment range 0°~ 68° (0.5 arcmin division)**Azimuth adjustment range ± 5° (3 arcmin division)PE (by encoder) < ±3.5 arcsecWorm period 240 secPEC PPECRight Ascension worm wheel 934;216mm, 360 teeth, zero backlashDeclination worm wheel 934;216mm, 360 teeth, zero backlashWorm 934;26mmRight Ascension axle 934;80mm, steelDeclination axle 934;80mm, steelRight Ascension bearings 934;125mmDeclination bearings 934;125mmCounterweight shaft 934;38.1x 540 mm (SS, anti-slip, 4.5kg)Counterweight 10 kg (22 lbs)Mount base size 210 x 230 mmMotor drive Precision stepper motor w/128 micro-stepResolution 0.07 arc secondsSlew speed 4°/sec (960x) max.Hand Controller Go2Nova® 8407 V2, 8 line 21 character LCDPower requirement DC 12V, 5APower consumption 0.7A(Tracking),1.8A(GOTO)Polar Scope Optional electronic polar scopeMeridian treatment Stop (0-14° pass), auto flipZero position Automatic zero searchPark position Horizontal, vertical, current, alt/azi inputLevel indicator YESDovetail saddle Losmandy D, 17.2" (437mm)GPS YESGuiding port ST-4Communication port RS232, USB, LAN, WiFiCable management 2xDC12V (1A), DC5V(1A), 2xDC (5A), ST4, 6P6C, 4xUSB2.0, USB3.0 (powered), USB for PS, AUXPier/Tripod Optional pierWarranty Two year limited
* These are only guidelines. Some telescopes are very long or very big for their weight and may require a larger mount. Remember also that imaging requirements are more rigid than visual observation.
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