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Model: 20981Brand: SkywatcherComputerized: Computerized GOTOMount Type: Equatorial
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Tour the night sky at the touch of a button
SynScan TM V.3 Firmware Updateable Hand ControlNew features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment.High precision stepper motorsMotor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving featureResolution: 0.288 arc secondSlew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800xTracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, SolarTracking Mode: R.A. trackingST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rateMaximum Payload Capacity: Approx 9kgPower requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)Software Features:
Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star AlignmentPointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc minObject Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell42,900+ Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined ObjectsBacklash compensationPeriodic Error CorrectionPremium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command setUser-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume
EQ5 SYNSCAN“The first impressions of the assembly were of reassuring stability…The 3-star alignment is a great feature of the Go-To facility. Every time we set up, it accurately place the item we wanted in the field of view of our 25mm eyepiece. The more it was used, the easier is was to go straight to an object or star…The alignment process could not be simpler…In all, the alignment process works so well that you can be on a selected object and tracking it accurately within minutes…Overall the EQ5 SynScan gave a new lease of life to our smaller scope. It is easy to carry and it allowed us to give friends and neighbours a quick tour of the delights of the night skies.”
BBC SKY AT NIGHT MAGAZINE
"Both the NEQ3 and EQ5 PRO SynScan are excellent mounts; pleasingly firm, with little vibration and easily set up.Tracking is also very satisfactory"Sir Patrick Moore 1923 to 2012Endorsed and recommended by Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS
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RVO Beginners Guide To Equatorial Mounted Telescopes DVD£6.99
This is a fantastic, straightforward instructional DVD on how to set up and use equatorial mounted telescopes. Learn how to use your equatorual mount in just 45 minutes!
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