iOptron iEQ30 Pro Equatorial Mount with 2" Tripod

iOptron iEQ30 Pro Equatorial Mount with 2" Tripod

Due to high demand and global product shortages due to the pandemic, please call for availability.

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.


  • 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
  • Optional Tri-Pier (#8034 or #8034-RC)
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#3080)
  • Optional PowerWeight&trade rechargeable counterweight battery (#8128)
  • Optional StarFi WIFI adapter (#8434)


  • 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: 2” Stainless Steel
  • 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