Product Code: 1598076

Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5GT Computerised Go-To Mount and Pier Tripod

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The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5GT Computerised Go-To Mount and Pier Tripod 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.

Key Features: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5GT Computerised Go-To Mount and Pier Tripod (20302)

  • Designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging
  • Supplied with a Synscan computerised handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware
  • Automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database
  • EQ mode: the AZ-EQ5GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging
  • AZ mode: it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel
  • 'Freedom-Find' dual-encoder technology: allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information

Specifications:

  • 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): 7.7kg
  • Counterweights: 2 x 3.5kg
  • Dovetail Saddles: 2 x 45mm (Accepts Sky-Watcher/Vixen type Dovetail Bars)
  • Stainless Steel Tripod (1.75" Legs)
  • Counterweight Bar: 18mm Diameter, Length 162mm + 120mm Extension
  • Motors: 1.8° Hybrid Stepper Motors
  • Transmission: 135:1 Worm Drive + 36:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-Step/1.8° Stepper Motor Drive
  • Gear Ratio: 810
  • Resolution: 5184000 Counts/Rev (approx. 0.25 arc-second)
  • Maximum Slewing Speed: 3.4°/second
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Mode: Equatorial or Alt-Azimuth
  • Auto-Guiding Speed: 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x & 1x
  • Whisper Quiet Slewing
  • PPEC Control in EQ Mode
  • DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Ports: 2
  • Autoguider Interface: Yes
  • USB Interface: Yes
  • Hand 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-Minutes
  • Power Requirement: DC 11-16V 2A (Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended)
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Product Specification

Counter balance (Kg) 2 x 3.5
Go-To Yes
Motor drive 1.8° Hybrid Stepper Motor
Mount type Computerised Go To
Optical tube connection 2 x dual-fit saddle plates supplied accepting 45mm & 75mm dovetail bars
Payload Capacity (kg) 15
Power Supply DC11~16V 2A
Tracking Alt-azimuth / Equatorial mode
Tripod 1.75 inch Stainless Steel Tube
Weight (kg) 7.7
Manufacturer Link Sky-Watcher
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Product Code: 1598076-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 20302