iOptron iEQ45 Pro GoTo German Equatorial Mount

Item #IOPT023-1

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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
  • 2-inch heavy duty stainless steel tripod
  • Polar scope with dark-field illumination
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  • Description

    The iEQ45 is the first in a new breed of premium astro-imaging mounts from iOptron. Now it comes available with a modified DEC clutch for free spin OTA balance.

    The iOptron iEQ45 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron - 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 and a sturdy 2-inch stainless steel tripod.  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
    • 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs
    • Optional pier available
    • 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



    • 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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  • Dimensions & Specifications



    Telescope Accessories Series

    Mounts and Tripods


    Equatorial Mounts

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