Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Computerized Equatorial Mount - S30300

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  • Sky-Watcher EQ6 Equatorial Mount has a 44 pound weight capacity
  • Four guide speeds, PEC, and pointing accuracy up to 1 arc minute
  • Computerized SynScan hand controller takes you on a tour of the Universe
  • Great for astrophotography and visual astronomy
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  • Description

    Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Equatorial Mount
    with SynScan GoTo Hand Controller

    With a maximum weight capacity of 44 lbs, this hearty yet intricately designed EQ6-R Pro Computerized Equatorial Mount by Sky-Watcher is perfect for amateur astronomers and Astro-imagers alike who use all but the largest of telescope OTAs.

    The Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro has a belt drive system and stepper motors for accuracy in finding and tracking celestial objects, and Skywatcher’s tried-and-true SynScan hand controller offers up a 42,900 object database, special tours of the night sky, permanent periodic error correction, backlash compensation, the ability to set slewing limits, park, and polar alignment assist via the built-in illuminated polar scope. The EQ6-R Pro also has an ST4 auto guider port.

    You’ll really like thoughtful features such as the EQ6-R Pro dual saddle plate that will accept either Vixen- or Losmandy-style dovetails. A built-in carry handle near the polar scope will make transporting and setting up the EQ6-R Pro much easier, as will the retractable counterweight shaft. Many mount manufacturers do not include a polar scope on their mid-weight equatorial mounts, but not Sky-Watcher! They have included a built-in illuminated polar scope to help make polar alignment a breeze.

    The Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro mount sits on a very sturdy tripod, with 2” diameter stainless steel legs, a tripod spreader plate with cut-outs for eyepiece storage, and tripod feet that will snuggle into the dirt or grass. The SynScan hand controller slides to a handy holder that attaches to one of the tripod legs.

    The EQ6R Pro also comes with two ll-lb. counterweights, a Canon EOS Trigger Cable, and thread-on Power Cable.


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      What's Included

      • Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro Equatorial Head

      • Two 11 lb. Counterweights

      • Retractable Counterweight Bar

      • Steel Adjustable Tripod with Spreader

      • Synscan Computerized Hand Controller & Electronics

      • Thread-on Power Cable

      • Canon EOS Trigger Cable

    • Dimensions & Specifications

      • Mount Type: Computerized Equatorial

      • GoTo System: SynScan

      • Object Database: 42900+

      • Payload Capacity: 44 lb.

      • Polar Align Assist: Yes

      • Auto Guide: Yes

      • Permanent Periodic Correction: Yes

      • DSLR Interface: Yes includes Canon EOS Trigger Cable

      • Motor Type: Stepper

      • Drive System: Belt

      • Polar Scope: Built-in

      • Clutch: Locking Lever

      • Mounting Saddle Plate: Dual Vixen and Losmandy Style

      • Power: 12V thread-on cable included

      • Counterweight Shaft: Retractable

      • Counterweights Included: 2 @ 11 lb. each

      • Tripod Leg Diameter: 2”

      • Mount Weight: 38 lb.

      • Tripod Weight: 16.5 lb.

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