Sky-Watcher EQM-35 Synscan Computerized Equatorial Mount

Sky-Watcher EQM-35 Synscan Computerized Equatorial Mount

S30500
$1,020.00
Due to high demand and global product shortages due to the pandemic, please call for availability.

The Sky-Watcher EQM-35 w/ SynScan computer is an excellent and economical mount that can handle a wide variety of telescope optical tubes. With a rated carrying capacity of 10kg (22 lbs), refractors up to 120mm and SCTs up to 200mm are well supported.

By removing the declination head sub-assembly, a lighter and more portable tracking mount for wide angle imaging results. Just add a photographic ball head mount on a simple adapter plate you can make and which attaches in lieu of the Dec assembly.

Features

  • Full GoTo capability at an economical cost
  • Saddle accepts 44mm (1.75") dovetail bars (compatible with Vixen, Sky-Watcher, Celestron CG-5, Orion and more)
  • Automatically track objects with accuracy.
  • Polar alignment is aided with the included polar borescope, or via the SynScan polar alignment routine
  • GPS sensor module is supported (sold separately)

Mount Specifications

  • Mount Type: German Equatorial
  • GoTo: Yes
  • Payload Capacity: 10kg (22 lbs)
  • Instrument Attachment: Vixen-style 44mm wide dovetail
  • Clutch: Locking Lever
  • Polar Scope: Built In
  • Latitude Range: 21° to 65°, N or S hemisphere (as a full EQ mount with a 11.8cm diameter counterweight)
  • Latitude Range: 5° to 65°, N or S hemisphere (as an RA-only camera tracker, no counterweight)
  • Power Requirements: 12VDC (4 amp minimum)
  • Motor Type: Stepper
  • Drive System: Gear
  • One year warranty

Computer Drive Specifications

  • SynScan computerized go-to system
  • Over 42,000 objects in the database including complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues
  • RS-232 port (can be used via USB-to-RS232 adapter, or Orion's Bluestar Bluetooth Wireless/USB adapter)
  • Flash-upgradeable firmware
  • ST4 compatible autoguider port
  • Permanent Periodic error correction (PPEC)
  • Polar align assist
  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute
  • Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
  • Brushless Stepper motors, 1.8° step angle, 32 micro steps, 6,400 microsteps for one full drive shaft rotation
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
  • WiFi: Optional WiFi dongle
  • Includes 12V car plug-in adapter
  • Requires 12V DC 2A (Tip positive)

Weights and Dimensions

  • Carrying capacity: 10kg (22 lbs) (not including counterweights)
  • Tripod Weight: 5.5kg (12.1 lbs)
  • Mount Weight: 4.4kg (9.65 lbs)
  • Counterweights: 3.42kg (7.5 lbs) X 2 = 6.84kg (15 4lbs) total
  • Total Weight: 16.8kg (37.15 lbs)
  • Mount Height: 32cm (12.6")
  • Tripod Height: 84-116cm (33-45.5")
  • Tripod Legs Outside Diameter: 44.55mm (1.75") and 32mm (1.25")