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Model: 7201Brand: iOptron
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The All NEW iOptron CEM60 With High Precision RA Encoder!
An extraordinary innovation in mount design...Now with a new payload!
This past year we introduced a new design concept -- the center-balanced equatorial mount (or CEM) called the ZEQ25. Now, we're proud to introduce the CEM60! -- with an increased payload of 60 lbs! The CEM60 puts the weight of the payload at the center of gravity allowing for greater natural stability. This makes the mount extremely light compared to its payload--a nice benefit when setting up at a remote site. And polar aligning is quick and accessible all the time since the polar scope is not blocked by the declination shaft.
The CEM60 is equipped with the most advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO technology, making it one of the most powerful and accurate GOTO mounts available. Its database includes over 300,000 objects. The other features include an adjustable counterweight bar, magnetically loaded gear system, gear switches on both R.A. and DEC axes, screw/worm type latitude adjuster and built-in or customized cable management system. The CEM60 - a new category (and payload capacity) of mounts for viewing and astrophotography.
(Tripod/Pier not included.)
FeaturesA new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload and minimum mount weightSpecialized astrophotography mount ideal for both visual and Astro-photographersPatent pending non-contact magnetically loaded gear systemPayload of 60 lbs (27.2 kg) with the mount-only weight of 27 lbs (12.3 kg)Gear switches on both R.A. and DEC axes for easy balancing when disengagedAdjustable counterweight shaft for 0º latitude operationScrew/worm type latitude adjuster for precision adjustmentsMilling machine tooling vise type latitude bearing and locks system for rock solid positioningUser side azimuth fine adjusters for easy azimuth adjustmentPrecision stepper motor with 0.06 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate trackingiOptron AccuAligningTM calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignmentPolar alignment routine for those who can't see the Pole StarGo2Nova® 8407+ controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built in heaterPermanent periodic error correction (PPEC)Integrated ST-4 autoguiding portBuilt-in 32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)Built-in or customized cable management systemSpring loaded Vixen/Losmandy dual saddle150mm base size to match optional 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod (8kg)Included aluminum hard carrying caseOptional Tri-Pier (#8034), 42 inch pier (#8033) or 48 inch pier (#8030)Optional 2-inch tripod available (#8021ACC)Optional Mini Pier (#8032) for extending height also availableOptional PowerWeightTM rechargeable battery pack
Mount Center-balanced Equatorial Mount (CEM)Payload 60 lb (27.2kg), excluding counterweight*Mount weight 27 lb (12.3kg)Payload/Mount weight ratio 2.22:1Material All metal (except GPS cover)Latitude adjustment range 0°~ 70°Azimuth adjustment range ± 8°Right Ascension worm wheel Φ146mm, 288 tooth aluminumDeclination worm wheel Φ146mm, 288 tooth aluminumPEC PPECPE (by encoder) < ±5 arcsec p-pCounterweight shaft Φ28x 450 mm Stainless SteelCounterweight 21 lb (9.5 kg)Mount base size Φ150 mmMotor drive Stepper motorResolution 0.06 arc secondsSlew speed 1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~3.75°/sec)Power consumption 0.6A(Tracking),1.1A(GOTO)Power requirement 12V DC 2AAC Adaptor 100V ~ 240V (included)Polar Scope AccuAlign TM dark field illuminated, 2 arc minLevel indicator Level bubbleDovetail saddle 8” Losmandy/Vixen dual saddleHand Controller Go2Nova® 8407+ 359,000 objects database, star recognitionMeridian treatment Stop (0-15° pass), auto flipGPS Internal 32-channel GPSAutoguide port ST-4Communication port Serial portPC computer control Yes (ASCOM)Cable management 4X USB, 2X DC12V (MAX 5A), 6P6COperation temperature -20°C ~ +45°CTripod Optional 2 "tripod Stainless Steel(8kg)/Pier (10kg)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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