EQ6-R Monture Equatoriale SW
Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan Go-To Equatorial Mount
(latest version with USB port on the mount)
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Compatible with EQMOD using a Lynx Astro EQDIR adapter :
The new EQ6-R Pro Synscan builds upon the legendary EQ -Pro mount with a slew of new features that will appeal to astro-imagers!
Includes Skywatcher's computerised Synscan™ GOTO handset which enables you to point your telescope to 42,000+ night sky objects, or tour the skies at the touch of a button.
EQ6-R PRO vs NEQ6 PRO:
The EQ6-R has a higher payload, is belt driven (reduces backlash and improves guiding) has a redesigned body with a carry handle (easier to transport and setup) and improved latitude adjustment (more sturdy and effective over a wider range of latitudes). It uses an RJ45 plug for the handset connection (better than the DSUB used by the EQ6, especially in the dark!) and a screw-on power connector (more secure and reliable than the NEQ6 PRO's push-fit power connector). It also has a new 'SNAP' camera control port so you can fire a DSLR camera automatically from the mount.
|Product Name||EQ6-R PRO Synscan™|
|Mount Type||German Equatorial|
|Maximum Payload (Counterweights excluded)||20kg (for Astro-Photography)|
|Latitude Adjustment Range||5º to 65º|
|Azimuth Adjustment Range||About ±9 º|
|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 º Hybrid Stepper Motors|
|Transmission||180:1 Worm Drive + 48:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-step/1.8º Stepper Motor Drive|
|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)|
|Celestial Object Catalogue||Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Vari-able Star, Named Star, Planets|
|Pointing Accuracy||Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)|
|Camera Control||Integral SNAP camera control port|
|Saddle||Dual-Fit 45mm/75mm Dovetail Saddle|
|Included||Polar Alignment Scope|