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Item #IOPT036-1

  • Your Price:
  • $1,398.00
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  • EQ Telescope mount with built in GPS
  • Payload of 31 lbs.
  • Advanced SmartStar GoTo Technology
  • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination
  • Heavy-Duty stainless steel tripod
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  • Description

    Introducing the iOptron iEQ30!--- the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts.


    The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron. It come standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package. Priced affordably – the iEQ30 is definitely worth its weight in gold!


    • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
    • Payload: 31 lbs (14kg)
    • Mount weight: 15 lbs
    • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (2.0) in the category
    • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with autoprotection
    • Permanant periodic error correction (PEC)
    • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
    • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
    • Built-in 32-channel GPS
    • #8407 controller with Advanced GoToNOVA® technology
    • Resolution: 0.1 arc second
    • Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20oC
    • RS232 port for ASCOM control
    • Includes Vixen-style mounting saddle.
    • Heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs
    • Accessories include: counterweight, extension bar, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, and RS232 cable




    • Mount : German Equatorial Mount
    • Payload : 31 lbs (14kg), excluding counterweight
    • Mount Weight : 15 lbs (6.8kg)
    • Payload/Mount Weight : 2.0
    • Right Ascension Worm : Ø108mm, 180 teeth
    • Declination Worm : Ø87mm, 144 teeth
    • Right Ascension Axis : Ø40mm
    • Declination Axis : Ø30mm
    • Motor Drive : Precision DC servo with encoder
    • Resolution : 0.11 arc seconds
    • Transmission : Synchronous belt/Gear
    • Latitude Adjustment Range : 0º ~ 65º
    • Azimuth Adjustment Range : ± 6º
    • GPS : Internal 32-channel GPS
    • Polar Scope : Yes. AccuAligningTM Polar Scope with dark field illumination
    • Level Indicator : Yes
    • Hand Controller : Go2NovaTM 8407 with 358,000 objects database
    • PEC : Permanent PEC
    • Tracking : Automatic
    • Speed : 1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~4º/sec)
    • Counterweight Bar : Ø20mmX250mm, Ø20mmX185mm
    • Counterweight : 10 lbs (4.5kg)
    • Tripod : 1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg)
    • Dovetail : 3.5" VIXEN
    • Power Consumption : 0.25A(Tracking), 0.6A(GOTO)
    • Power Requirement : 12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp
    • AC Adapter : 100V ~ 240V (included)
    • Serial port : Yes (on hand controller)
    • RS232 port : Yes (on mount)
    • Autoguide port : Yes (ST-4 compatible)
    • Firmware Upgrade : Yes
    • PC Computer Control : Yes (ASCOM)
    • Working Temperature : -10ºC ~ 40ºC
    • Warranty : Two year limited

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  • Dimensions & Specifications



    Telescope Accessories Series

    Mounts and Tripods


    Equatorial Mounts

    Marketplace Type Code

    Equatorial Mounts

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