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Model: 20302Brand: Skywatcher
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The AZ-EQ5 PRO is a dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavy-duty Go-To/Tracking astronomical mount in both Alt-Azimuth (AZ) and Equatorial (EQ) modes.
Supplied with a Synscan computerised handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database.In EQ mode, the AZ-EQ5GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging.In AZ mode, it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel.A great feature of the AZ-EQ5GT is the patented ‘Freedom-Find’ dual-encoder technology. This allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions.
Payload Capacity: 15kg (EQ Mode) or 15kg+15kg (Alt-AZ Dual-Mode)Latitude Adjustment Range: 0-90°Azimuth Adjustment Range: Approx 15°Weight (excl. tripod & counterweights): 7.7kgCounterweights: 2 x 3.5kgDovetail Saddles: 2 x 45mm (Accepts Sky-Watcher/Vixen type Dovetail Bars)Stainless Steel Tripod (1.75" Legs) Counterweight Bar: 18mm Diameter, Length 162mm + 120mm ExtensionMotors: 1.8° Hybrid Stepper MotorsTransmission: 135:1 Worm Drive + 36:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-Step/1.8° Stepper Motor DriveGear Ratio: 810Resolution: 5184000 Counts/Rev (approx. 0.25 arc-second)Maximum Slewing Speed: 3.4°/secondTracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and LunarTracking Mode: Equatorial or Alt-AzimuthAuto-Guiding Speed: 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x & 1xWhisper Quiet SlewingPPEC Control in EQ ModeDSLR Electronic Shutter Release Ports: 2Autoguider Interface: YesUSB Interface: YesHand Controller: Synscan (42,900+ Object Database)Polar Alignment: Via Software Control (Polar Scope optional)Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 Arc-Minutes (RMS)Resolution of Aux R.A./Dec Axis Encoders: 5144 Counts/Rev., approx. 4.2 Arc-MinutesPower Requirement: DC 11-16V 2A (Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended)
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