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iOptron 5 lb Counterweight for iEQ30, ZEQ25, & CEM26

SKU : IO-3006-05

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  • Weight: 5 lbs
  • Designed for IEQ30/ZEQ25GT/MiniTower/CEM26 Mounts
  • Fits to any 20 mm Bore Counterweight Shaft

Product Details

  • This iOptron (2.5 kg) 5-pound Counterweight is designed for the iOptron iEQ30, ZEQ25GT, MiniTower. or CEM26 mount. Once a counterweight shaft is attached to mount the counterweight can be moved and locked in place for optimal telescope balance.

  • specifications

    Warranty1 Year Warranty
    Weight5 lb
  • included items

    • iOptron 5-pound Counterweight

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    Rock Solid on iOptron AZ Mount Pro with Tri-Pier

    100% Functional and at a decent price. Good Value - Great Quality for the perfect fit on iOptron AZ Mount Pro with Tri-Pier

    Bill A.
    United States United States

    Necessary for smaller telescopes, probably good for cameras with telephotos too.

    I recently acquired a William Optic RedCat 51 APO. I have 2 Celestron mounts - an Advanced VX (AVX) and a CGX. The smallest counterweights Celestron sells separately appear to be the 5 kg (11 lbs). This scope, even with a guidescope attached, is so light that 5 kg counterweight has to be placed almost flush with the AVX mount where the counterweight bar attaches, so close that the counterweight sometimes collides with the mount. It was good to find out that this is a common problem, and any counterweight with a 20mm hole will work with Celestron, and many other, mounts. I wanted either a 2 kg or a 5 lb weight, and OPT had the 5 lb ready to ship. It works fine, and I have used it for several sessions on both the AVX and CGX mounts.

    United States

    Counter weight

    I needed a lighter counterweight for my AVX mount for my lighter setup. The 11lb weight was a bit much. After receiving the above item, it went on the AVX shaft without any problems and it balanced well with my light setup.