iOptron iEQ30 PRO Equatorial Mount with 2" Tripod - 3002E

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  • This iOptron iEQ30 PRO equatorial mount has a weight capacity of 30 pounds
  • Lightweight at only 15 pounds, easy to take whenever you go
  • Includes GoToNova 8407+ controller - finds over 350K objects!
  • Temperature-compensated crystal oscillator provides accurate tracking
  • Built in GPS, PPEC, ST4 guide port, and RS232 for computer control
  • AccuAlign polar scope with dark field illumination
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  • Description

    iOptron iEQ30 PRO Equatorial Mount with 2" Tripod

    The iEQ30 Pro GOTO German equatorial mount is one of the next generation premium astro-imaging mounts from iOptron. Based on the success of the iOptron iEQ30 mount, the iEQ30 Pro uses a high resolution, low noise stepper motor to offer better GOTO and tracking accuracy. The iEQ30 Pro Equatorial Mount is made of the highest quality materials to ensure stability and durability. This lightweight (15 pounds) yet sturdy EQ mount has a payload of 30 pounds. It comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope and a sturdy stainless steel tripod with 2” diameter legs.

    iOptron iEQ30 Pro Equatorial Mount Highlights

    • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
    • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount
    • Payload capacity is 30 lb.(excluding counterweight)
    • Weighs just 15 lb. (6.8 kg)
    • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature-compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
    • FlexiTouch Gap-free structure for both R.A. and DEC worm gears
    • Resolution is 0.14 arc second
    • Go2Nova® 8407+ controller
    • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
    • Built-in 32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)
    • Integrated ST-4 compatible autoguiding port
    • AccuAlign G2 polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure
    • BrightStar Polar Alignment routine for those who can’t see the Pole Star
    • iOptron port for electronic focuser, laser pointer, planetary dome control
    • RS232 port for computer control via ASCOM platform
    • Heated hand controller for low temperature operation (as low as -20C)
    • 3.5 inch Vixen-type saddle

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    What's Included

    • iOptron iEQ30 Pro Mount
    • Tripod with 2” Stainless Steel Legs
    • 10 lb. Counterweight
    • 6P6C RJ11 Control Cables (2 ea)
    • Illuminating LED With Cable
    • AC Adapter
    • DC Adapter with Car Lighter Plug
    • 4P4C RJ6 to DB9 RS232 Cable
    • 2 Azimuth Locking Screws
    • Low Latitude Adjustment Knob
    • CW Extension Shaft
    • Quick Start Guide
  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Mount: German Equatorial Mount
    • Payload: 30 lb (13.5kg)
    • Mount Weight: 15 lb (6.8kg)
    • Latitude Adjustment Range: 0º ~ 65º
    • Azimuth Adjustment Range: ± 6º
    • RA Worm Period: 480 S
    • Right Ascension Worm Wheel: Ø110 mm - 180 teeth
    • Declination Worm Wheel: Ø88 mm - 144 teeth
    • RA and DEC Worm: Ø15.2 mm - M=0.6 - brass
    • RA Bearing: Ø68 mm
    • DEC Bearing: Ø55 mm
    • Right Ascension Axis Shaft: Ø40 mm - steel
    • Declination Axis Shaft: Ø30 mm - steel
    • Gear Meshing: Zero backlash
    • Counterweight Shaft: Ø20 mm - Stainless steel
    • Counterweight: 9.8 lb (4.5kg)
    • Mount Base Diameter: Ø120 mm
    • Dovetail Saddle: Vixen
    • Level Indicator: Precision bubble
    • Polar Scope: AccuAlign G2 polar scope - dark field illumination
    • Drive Motor: 1.8° stepper motor - 128 microdivision
    • Resolution: 0.14 arc seconds (256 PPS)
    • Transmission: 48MXL Synchronous belt
    • Motor Control: Open loop
    • PEC: Permanent PEC
    • HandController: Go2Nova® 8407+359000 objects database - star recognition
    • HC Display: 8 line - 21 character LCD - heated
    • Slew Speed: 9 speeds - 6°/sec max (1440X)
    • Tracking Rate: Sidereal/Solar/Lunar/King/User
    • Meridian Treatment: Stop (0-15° pass) and auto flip
    • GPS: Built-in 32 Channel GPS
    • Communication Port: RS232
    • Guiding Port: ST-4
    • Power Interruption Recovery: Yes
    • Power Requirement: DC 12V (11~15V) 2A
    • Power Consumption: 0.4A(Tracking) 0.6A(GOTO)
    • Computer Control: Yes (ASCOM)
    • Operation Temperature: -20~45°C
    • Tripod: 2” Stainless Steel

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