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iOptron CEM60-EC Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA Encoder

iOptron CEM60-EC Centre Balanced EQ GOTO Mount With RA Encoder
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Price:  £2,599.00(Inc. 20% VAT)Earn 2,599 Loyalty Points
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Model:  7201
Brand:  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.)

Features
A new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload and minimum mount weight
Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for both visual and Astro-photographers
Patent pending non-contact magnetically loaded gear system
Payload 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 disengaged
Adjustable counterweight shaft for 0º latitude operation
Screw/worm type latitude adjuster for precision adjustments
Milling machine tooling vise type latitude bearing and locks system for rock solid positioning
User side azimuth fine adjusters for easy azimuth adjustment
Precision stepper motor with 0.06 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate tracking
iOptron AccuAligningTM calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
Polar alignment routine for those who can't see the Pole Star
Go2Nova® 8407+ controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built in heater
Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port
Built-in 32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)
Built-in or customized cable management system
Spring loaded Vixen/Losmandy dual saddle
150mm base size to match optional 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod (8kg)
Included aluminum hard carrying case
Optional 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 available
Optional 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       2.22:1
Material       All metal (except GPS cover)
Latitude adjustment range       0°~ 70°
Azimuth adjustment range       ± 8°
Right Ascension worm wheel       Φ146mm, 288 tooth aluminum
Declination worm wheel       Φ146mm, 288 tooth aluminum
PEC       PPEC
PE (by encoder)       < ±5 arcsec p-p
Counterweight shaft       Φ28x 450 mm Stainless Steel
Counterweight       21 lb (9.5 kg)
Mount base size       Φ150 mm
Motor drive       Stepper motor
Resolution       0.06 arc seconds
Slew 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 2A
AC Adaptor       100V ~ 240V (included)
Polar Scope       AccuAlign TM dark field illuminated, 2 arc min
Level indicator       Level bubble
Dovetail saddle       8” Losmandy/Vixen dual saddle
Hand Controller       Go2Nova® 8407+ 359,000 objects database, star recognition
Meridian treatment Stop       (0-15° pass), auto flip
GPS Internal       32-channel GPS
Autoguide port       ST-4
Communication port       Serial port
PC computer control       Yes (ASCOM)
Cable management       4X USB, 2X DC12V (MAX 5A), 6P6C
Operation temperature       -20°C ~ +45°C
Tripod       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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