Focus Scientific

Sky-Watcher EQ5 Equatorial Mount and Tripod

The Sky-Watcher EQ5 white is an excellent and economical mount that can handle a wide variety of telescope optical tubes. We commonly mount 80mm (3.1") to 235mm (9.25") optical tubes and they hold solidly.


  • Saddle accepts 44mm (1.75") dovetail bars (compatible with Vixen, Sky-Watcher, Celestron CG-5, Orion and more)
  • Sturdy mount and tripod carries a wide variety of telescopes with little shake
  • Upgradeable with motor drives and polar finder

Mount Specifications

  • Mount Type: German Equatorial style
  • Polar Finder: Available (sold separately)
  • Motor drive: Available (sold separately) - single axis or dual axis drives
  • Analog setting circles
  • Heavy duty stainless steel tripod
  • Combo eyepiece holder/tripod spreader
  • Dovetail bar: not included
  • Color: White
  • One year warranty

Weights and Dimensions

  • Carrying capacity 11kg (24lbs) (not including counterweights)
  • Tripod Weight 5.5kg (12.1lbs)
  • Mount Weight 6kg (13.2lbs)
  • Counterweight 5kg (11lbs) x 2
  • Total Weight: 20.7kg (45.5lbs)
  • Mount Height 38cm (17")
  • Tripod Height 84-116cm (33-45.5")
  • Tripod Legs Outside Diameter 44.55mm (1.75") and 32mm (1.25")