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iOptron iEQ30 Pro Equatorial Mount with Tri-pier

Introducing the NEW iEQ30 Pro!--- the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts.

We've made a few changes that we think you'll like. The iEQ30 Pro offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 2 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package.

Features

  • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
  • Payload: 13.6kg (30 lbs)
  • Mount weight: 6.8kg (15 lbs)
  • Updated with more advanced control electronics
  • Ultra quiet slewing and tracking
  • Higher gear ratio (RA 180 teeth; DEC 144 teeth)
  • 1.8° stepper motor, 128 microsteps
  • Resolution: 0.14 arc second
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
  • Maximum slew speed 6°/sec (1440X)
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • AccuAlign™ polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Hand controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GoTo Technology and heating mechanism
  • Lowest working temperature: -20°C
  • Power interruption recovery feature
  • RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control
  • ST-4 autoguiding port
  • 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs (8kg, or 17 lbs)
  • Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray
  • Comes standard with: 4.5kg (10lbs) counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car charger, Stainless Steel counterweight shaft, RS232-RJ9 cable
  • Tri-pier (Red #8034R or White #8034)
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#3080)
  • Optional PowerWeight&trade rechargeable counterweight battery (#8128)
  • Optional StarFi WIFI adapter (#8434)

Specifications

  • Mount: German Equatorial Mount
  • Payload: 13.5kg (30 lbs), exclude counterweight
  • Mount weight: 6.8kg (15 lbs)
  • Payload to Mount weight ratio: 2:1
  • Right Ascension worm wheel: 110mm diameter, 180 teeth aluminum
  • Declination worm wheel: 88mm diameter, 144 teeth aluminum
  • Right Ascension axis shaft: 40mm diameter steel
  • Declination axis shaft: 30mm diameter steel
  • Right Ascension bearing: 68mm diameter ball bearing
  • Declination bearing: 55mm diameter ball bearing
  • R.A. and DEC worm: 15.2mm diameter brass
  • Motor drive: 1.8° stepper motor, 128X microdivision
  • Resolution: 0.14 arc seconds
  • Transmission: Synchronous belt
  • Latitude adjustment range: 0° ~ 65°
  • Azimuth adjustment range: ± 6°
  • GPS: Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • Polar Scope: AccuAlign™ G2 with dark field illumination
  • Level indicator: Precision bubble
  • Hand Controller: Go2Nova® 8407+with 358,000 objects database
  • PEC: Permanent PEC
  • Tracking: Automatic
  • Speed: 1×, 2×, 8×, 16×, 64×, 128×, 256×, 512×, MAX(1440X)
  • Counterweight bar: 20mm diameter stainless steel
  • Counterweight: 4.5kg (10 lbs) (included)
  • Tripod: Tri-pier
  • Dovetail: VIXEN saddle
  • Power consumption: 0.4A (Tracking), 0.6A (GOTO)
  • Power requirement: 12V DC (10 ~ 14V), 1.5Amp
  • AC adapter: 100V ~ 240V (included)
  • Serial port: Yes (RJ9 on both mount and hand controller)
  • Autoguide port: Yes
  • Firmware upgrade: Yes
  • PC computer control: Yes (ASCOM)
  • Operation temperature: -20°C ~ 40°C