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Sky-Watcher EQ6-R PRO SynScan Mount

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R PRO SynScan Mount
Price:  £1,299.00
List Price:  £1,429.00
(Inc. 20% VAT)

Product Code:  20855
Manufacturer:  Sky-Watcher


EQ6-R PRO Synscan - a new legend is born!

The new EQ6-R PRO Synscan Computerised Go-To mounting is an exciting evolutionary progression of the continuing legend that is the EQ6 PRO. The modern optimised design of the EQ6-R PRO incorporates features that serious imagers will immediately appreciate, such as;

  • Increased Payload capacity of 20kg for Astro-Photography
  • Synchronous Belt Driven, resulting in minimal backlash - Even quieter, smoother operation and better results when guiding. Higher Torque.
  • Superior Latitude adjustment controls with greater range of latitudes possible
  • Built-in SNAP camera control port
  • PPEC worm gear and worm periodic error correction function (avoids having to constantly re-train)
  • Built-in carrying handle for convenient transportation

The supplied computerised Synscan hand control allows you to control the mount to point your telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to 42,000+ night sky objects from it's extensive database.

    Product Name:  EQ6-R PRO Synscan
    Mount Type:  German Equatorial
    Maximum Payload (Counterweights excluded):  20kg (for Astro-Photography)
    Latitude Adjustment Range:  5› to 65›
    Azimuth Adjustment Range:  About _Ø9 ›
    Mount Weight (Tripod excluded): 17.3 kg
    Counterweights Supplied:  2 x 5kg
    Tripod Supplied:    2-inch stainless steel, 7.5kg Weight
    Counterweight Rod:  18mm Diameter, Length 240mm + 180mm
    Power Requirement:  DC11~16V 4A
    Motors: 1.8 › Hybrid Stepper Motors
    Transmission:  180:1 Worm Drive + 48:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-step/1.8› Stepper Motor Drive
    Gear Ratio:  720
    Resolution:  9216000 Counts/Rev., approx. 0.14 arc-second
    Maximum Slewing Speed:  4.2 degrees/second
    Tracking Rate:  Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rate
    Tracking Mode:  Equatorial mode
    Auto-guiding Speed:  0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1X
    PEC: 100 Segments Permanent PEC (PPEC)
    Hand Controller: SynScan
    Database:  42000+ Objects
    Celestial Object Catalogue:  Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Vari-able Star, Named Star, Planets
    Pointing Accuracy:  Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
    Integral SNAP camera control port
    Dual-Fit 45mm/75mm Dovetail Saddle
    Polar Alignment Scope

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