Once we were able to get a product that was available. It has been easy to get started using
Although the images are no worse than can be expected, the mount has a few serious drawbacks which can cascade into the worst night out in history. The major issue is that the mount must have power. If unpowered, the AZ (azimuth) axis locks and the telescope becomes unpointable. Congrats! The four hour drive you took to a dark site has just been wasted. Celestron could have at least lessened the probability of this disaster by providing a charger on the mount to top off the batteries while AC power is available. Lastly, a readout of battery condition could have been made available in the control software. So, ... A Celestron solution? An accessory battery pack is offered at near $100 (U.S.) Thanks for caring about the novice astronomy segment for whom this scope was designed.