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iOptron CEM40EC Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

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  • Built in iPolar Polar Alignment Camera
  • Payload: 40-pounds
  • Weight: 15.8-pounds
  • Internal Cable Management System



iOptron CEM40EC Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

Introducing the CEM40EC, the next-generation in center-balance equatorial mounts.

With a red anodized CNC body, it looks sharp however its beauty is more than skin deep. The head weighs in at only 15.8-pounds yet can support a payload of up to 40-pounds. An integrated electronic polar finder scope (iPolar) ensures accurate alignment even at times when the pole star is obscured. Large levers on its quick-lock drive engagement system make it easy to snap its gears into place even when wearing gloves. There's little chance of your cables getting snagged with the CEM40's internal cable management system. The CEM40EC incorporate our new, patent- pending Universal Self-Centering Saddle (USCS) it accommodates Losmandy and Vixen style dovetail plates. The CEM40 utilize iOptron'ss ultra-quiet low power consumption stepper motor drive systems. Other features such as on board GPS, 359,000+ object library with star identification make these extremely portable and capable mounts sure winners.

Internal Cable management systems allows to connect an autoguider, and camera via USB, 12V Power, and ST-4 ports on the saddle


Database359000 Objects
DEC Worm Wheel110mm Diameter 216 Teeth
Drive Typeprecision stepper motor
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Latitude Range0 to 60 Degrees
RA Worm Wheel110mm Diameter 216 Teeth
Slew Speed4.5°/sec (1080x)
Tracking Accuracy±0.25 Arcseconds
Tripod Weight15 lbs



  • Mount Head
  • Counterweight Shaft
  • 10-pound Counterweight
  • Go2Nova 8407 Hand controller
  • 1.5-inch Tripod
  • Built in iPolar Polar Alignment Camera
  • Hard Case