Sky Watcher AZ-EQ5 Mount

SKY-WATCHER SKU: S30200

$1,900.00

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Sky-Watcher's AZ-EQ5 SynScan, features hybrid stepper motor drives on both axes for smooth slewing at up to 4.2° .The mount accepts the standard ST-4 style autoguider input for astrophotography, and also has a DSLR shutter control port. Supplied with a SynScan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track 42,900+ celestial objects with its database.

Features Include:

  • German Equatorial/Alt-Az/dual-OTA mode.
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC).
  • Belt drive – Super smooth PE curve. Low backlash, silent slewing.
  • +/- 5 arc seconds native periodic error.
  • Dual shutter release control for batch exposures of astrophotography.
  • Motor controller with high torque and accuracy.
  • Includes two V-style saddles for mounting dual OTAs
  • Secure-fit power supply connections.
  • Polar alignment with optional polarscope.
  • Dual Encoders
  • Counterweight extension bar included.
  • Retractable counterweight bar.
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