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Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT Dual GoTo Mountadd this item to shopping cartThis product is highly recommended
Code: SWAZEQ6GT
Dual mode Alt-Az and Equatorial heavy duty goto mount with Vixen and Losmandy style mounting


Specially designed to support large telescope tubes this new high-precision dual purpose mount features engraved aluminum setting circles and a latitude scale, built-in polarscope for Southern Hemisphere use, large R.A. and DEC. locking clamps, electric slow-motion controls on both axes, and retractable counterweight shaft and counterweight. The proposed strong and rigid field tripod is remarkably stable with adjustable height, incorporating 2"-diameter steel tripod legs.

Out of the box, the AZ EQ6 GT is designed to accommodate telescope payloads up to 20 Kg and is excellent for visual observations and short term unguided CCD imaging with most telescopes of conventional design. Also includes a bubble level built in the head.

Mount Type: German Equatorial / Alt Azimuth Dual type
Payload: 20 Kgs
Latitude Adjustment: 10° to 70° ,90°
Azimuth Adjustment: roughly +/1 9°
Head Weight: 15.4 Kgs
Power requirement: 11-16VDC (12V optimal)
Tripod: 2-inch stainless steel (7.5Kg)
Counterweight shaft:Extendable 25mm thick 20cm with 15cm extension piece
Counterweights: 2 x 5Kg
Polarscope: YES
Motors: 1.8° Hybrid steppers
Transmission: 180:1 Worm drive + 48.12 timing belt + 64 micro-step/1.8° stepper
Resolution: 9216000 counts / rev (approx 0.14 arc-second
Max Slewing speed: 4.2 degrees per second
Auto-guiding speed: 0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1.0X
Periodic Error Correction: 100 segments permanent PEC
Hand Controller: SynScan V4
Database: 42000 plus object plus custom entries allowed
Catalogue: Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double and Variable stars, Named objects and planets.
Pointing accuracy: Resolution of Aux R.A and Dec encoders 6356 counts / rev (approx 3.4 arc minutes)
Camera control: YES - includes cable for Canon EOS
Mounting type: 2 x Mount Pucks (one adjustable) Vixen and Losmandy style
Fully upgradable via internet
Mount colour - white

Requires: 12VDC regulated power at 2A (minimum)

This is a GREAT mount especially for the price and is a terrific stable platform for astrophotography. With its dual mode configuration, it may be the only mount you will ever need.




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