The saxon HEQ5 Pro Mount with Steel Tripod provides the precision and stability needed for serious observing.
This HEQ5 Pro Mount includes a built-in illuminated polar scope for both Southern and Northern Hemispheres, a latitude adjuster with micrometer scale, an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster, aluminium setting circles, large manual slow-motion tracking controls, bubble level and steel tubular tripod legs
The saxon HEQ5 Pro Mount with Steel Tripod features and includes the following:
A user friendly Synscan hand controller
2x 5.1Kg counter weight
Wall-to-wall large accessory tray
1.75" stainless steel tripod legs
Retractable counterweight shaft
1.8 degree step angle and 64 micro steps driven
Motor resolution at 0.144arc sec (or 9.024,000 steps/rev.)
Slew speeds from 2x, 8x, 18x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, and up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar tracking rates
One, Two and Three star alignment options
Auto guider interface for astrophotography
Guiding speed from 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x, or 1x
Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure astrophotography
Payload Capacity 13.7Kg
Containing over 42,900 objects with complete Messier, NGC and IC Catalogues.
Positioning accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
Periodic error correction
Firmware upgradeable via internet download
Car power supply adapter included
Requires 11 to 15V DC 2A power supply (not included).