iOptron iEQ45 Pro GoTo Equatorial Mount w/Tri-Pier - 8000E-TP

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  • EQ Telescope mount with built in GPS
  • Payload of 45 lbs.
  • Advanced SmartStar GoTo Technology
  • Fits both Vixen and Losmandy type plates
  • Heavy duty tri-pier included
  • Polar scope with dark-field illumination
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  • Description

    iOptron iEQ45 Pro Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier

    The revolutionary iEQ45 Pro Computerized GoTo German Equatorial Mount is the latest in a long line of high-performance astro-imaging mounts from iOptron. iOptron has replaced the servo motor with a stepper motor and has implemented a higher gear ration for smooth tracking.

    iOptron iEQ45 is next generation GoTo technology - not to mention built-in 32-bit GPS.  With a payload of 45 lbs balanced - it comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope. It also fits both Vixen and Losmandy-type mounting plates.  It's lighter weight (only 25 lbs) makes it much easier to carry. 


    The iOptron iEQ45 Mount Features


    • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate
    • Payload: 45 lbs
    • Mount weight: 25 lbs
    • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (1.7) in the category
    • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with auto-protection
    • Periodic error correction (PEC)
    • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
    • Gap-free structure for both R.A. and declination worms
    • Built-in 32-channel GPS
    • #8406 controller with Advanced SmartStarTM GoTo Technology and heating
    • Lowest working temperature: -20oC
    • RS232 port, with commands compatible with LX200
    • RS485 new command set completely open for user-defined control of the mount
    • Resolution: 0.09 arc second
    • Fits with both Vixen and Losmandy-type mounting plates
    • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
    • Comes Standard with 2x 5kg counterweight, AC Adapter, 12V DC Car plug adapter, RJ9 port, and RS232/RJ9 cable adaptor


     The iOptron iEQ45 Mount Specifications

    • Payload 45 lbs (20kg)
    • Mount Weight 25 lbs (11.4kg)
    • Payload/Mount Weight 1.75
    • R.A Worm 216 Teeth (Gap-free) Gear
    • Declination Worm 192 Teeth (Gap-free) Gear
    • Motor Drive Precision DC Servo
    • Resolution 0.09 Arc Seconds
    • Latitude Adjustment Range 5^70°
    • Azimuth Adjustment Range ±6°
    • Counterweight Bar Ø28mm
    • Counterweight 2 x 5kg
    • Tripod 2" Stainless Steel(8kg)
    • Polar Scope With dark-field illumination
    • R. A. Axis Ø50mm
    • Dovetail 3.5"VIXEN and 8"LOSMANDY
    • Power Consumption 0.2A(Tracking), 1A(Rotation)
    • Power Requirement 12V DC(11^15V), 2Amp
    • Transmission Synchronous belt
    • Level Indicator Precision Bubble
    • GPS Internal 32-channel GPS

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    What's Included

    • iOptron iEQ45 Pro Mount

    • Heavy-Duty Tri-Pier

    • Two 11-lb. Counterweights & Shaft

    • GoToNova Controller with 359,000 Objects

    • AccuAlign Polar Alignment Scope

    • AC Adapter

    • 12V DC Adapter

    • RS232-RJ9 Cable

    • RS232 Cable

    • 6PC6C Controller Cable

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    • Mount or Tripod Type: Equatorial Mounts

    • Type of Mount Electronics: Computerized with GoTo

    • Hand Controller Included: Yes

    • Objects in Database: 359000

    • Power Options for Mount: 120V AC or 12V DC

    • Mount Latitude Range: 5° - 70°

    • Mount Weight: 25 lb

    • Mount Slew Speeds: 9 Speeds

    • Includes GPS: Yes

    • AutoGuider Port: Yes

    • Periodic Error Correction: Yes

    • Mounting Style: Vixen or Losmandy Dovetail Plate

    • Includes Polar Finder: Yes

    • Includes Counterweights: Yes

    • Number of Counterweights Included: Two

    • Counterweight Weights: 11 lb. X 2

    • Mount Includes Tripod or Pier: Yes

    • Mount Weight Capacity: 45 lb.

    • Pier Height Range: 31.5" - 42.5

    • Pier Weight: 25.8 lb

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    Two Years

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