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iOptron CEM120-EC2 Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA & DEC Encoders

iOptron CEM120-EC2 Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA & DEC Encoders
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iOptron CEM120-EC2 Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA & DEC EncodersiOptron CEM120-EC2 Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA & DEC EncodersiOptron CEM120-EC2 Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA & DEC Encoders
Price:  £5,499.00(Inc. 20% VAT)Earn 5,499 Loyalty Points
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Model:  7302
Brand:  iOptron

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The All NEW iOptron CEM120EC! 
 
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 CEM120EC. 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 CEM120EC's performance is demonstrated by its low periodic tracking error of <0.15 arcsec RMS. Along with the stability aspect, the CEM120EC 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. 
 
 
Features
A new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload with natural stability
Observatory astrophotography mount ideal for both visual and Astro-photographers
Payload of 115 lbs (52 kg) with the mount weight of 57 lbs (26 kg)
Easy to use and reliable gear clutches
Precision altitude and azimuth adjustment.
Precision stepper motor with 0.07 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate tracking
Polar alignment routine for those who can't see the Pole Star
Go2Nova® 8407 V2 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built in heater
High precision tracking with low periodic error (PE)<0.15 arcsec RMS
Real time periodic error correction (RPEC)
32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)
Built-in WiFi and LAN for remote operation
Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port
Advanced cable management system with more choices
Spring loaded, individual adjustable Losmandy saddle
 
PACKAGE CONTENTS
CEM120EC mount head x1
Go2Nova 8407 V2 hand controller x1
10 kg counterweight x1 ((free extra one for limited time)
Counterweight shaft x1
Hand controller cable x1
Serial cable (#8412) x1
 
Mount       Center-balanced Equatorial Mount (CEM)
Payload       52kg (115 lbs), exclude counterweight*
Mount weight       26kg (57 lbs)
Payload/Mount weight ratio       2
Material       All metal
Latitude adjustment range       0°~ 68° (0.5 arcmin division)**
Azimuth adjustment range       ± 5° (3 arcmin division)
PE (by encoder)       < 0.15 arcsec RMS
Worm period       240 sec
PEC       Real time PEC (RPEC)
Right Ascension worm wheel       Φ216mm, 360 teeth, zero backlash
Declination worm wheel       Φ216mm, 360 teeth, zero backlash
Worm       Φ26mm
Right Ascension axle       Φ80mm, steel
Declination axle       Φ80mm, steel
Right Ascension bearings       Φ125mm
Declination bearings       Φ125mm
Counterweight shaft       Φ38.1x 540 mm (SS, anti-slip, 4.5kg)
Counterweight       10 kg (22 lbs)
Mount base size       210 x 230 mm
Motor drive       Precision stepper motor w/128 micro-step
Encoder Resolution       0.035 arc seconds
Motor Resolution       0.07 arc seconds
Slew speed       4°/sec (960x) max.
Hand Controller       Go2Nova® 8407 V2, 8 line 21 character LCD
Power requirement       DC 12V, 5A
Power consumption       0.7A(Tracking),1.8A(GOTO)
Polar Scope       Optional electronic polar scope
Meridian treatment Stop       (0-14° pass), auto flip
Zero position       Automatic zero search
Park position       Horizontal, vertical, current, alt/azi input
Level indicator       YES
Dovetail saddle       Losmandy D, 17.2" (437mm)
GPS       YES
Guiding port       ST-4
Communication port       RS232, USB, LAN, WiFi
Cable management       2xDC12V (1A), DC5V(1A), 2xDC (5A), ST4, 6P6C, 4xUSB2.0, USB3.0 (powered), USB for PS, AUX
Pier/Tripod       Optional pier
Warranty       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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