Product Code: 1625014

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R PRO SkyScan GOTO Extra Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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The new EQ6-R PRO Synscan Computerised Go-To telescope mounting is an exciting progression of the EQ6 PRO. The supplied computerised Synscan hand control allows you to point your telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to 42,000+ night sky objects from its extensive database.

Key Features: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R PRO

  • Increased payload capacity of 20 kg for astro-photography
  • Synchronous belt-driven, resulting in minimal backlash - even, quieter, smoother operation and better results when guiding, plus higher torque
  • Superior latitude adjustment controls with a greater range of latitudes possible
  • Built-in SNAP camera control port
  • PPEC worm gear and worm periodic error correction function (avoids having to constantly re-train)
  • Built-in carrying handle for convenient transportation
  • Dual-Fit 45 mm/75 mm dovetail saddle
  • Polar alignment scope


  • Mount type: German Equatorial
  • Maximum payload (Counterweights excluded): 20 kg (for Astro-Photography)
  • Latitude adjustment range: 5º to 65º
  • Azimuth adjustment range: About ±9 º
  • Mount weight (tripod excluded): 17.3 kg
  • Counterweights supplied: 2 x 5 kg
  • Tripod supplied: 2-inch stainless steel, 7.5kg Weight
  • Counterweight rod: 18 mm diameter, length 240 mm + 180mm
  • Power Requirement: DC11 - 16 V, 4 A
  • Motors: 1.8 º hybrid stepper motors
  • Transmission: 180:1 worm drive + 48:12 timing belt drive + 64 micro-step/1.8º stepper motor drive
  • Gear atio: 720
  • Resolution: 9216000 Counts/Rev., approx. 0.14 arc-second
  • Maximum slewing speed: 4.2 degrees/second
  • Tracking rate: Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rate
  • Tracking mode: Equatorial mode
  • Auto-guiding speed: 0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1X
  • PEC: 100 segments permanent PEC (PPEC)
  • Hand controller: SynScan™
  • Database: 42000+ Objects
  • Celestial object catalogue: Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Variable Star, Named Star, Planets
  • Pointing accuracy: Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
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Product Code: 1625014-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 20855