Please note: This iOptron GEM45 includes the iGuider integrated guiding system.
The iOptron GEM45 computerized mount is an impressive and notable addition to the center-balanced equatorial mounts on the astronomy market today. Coupled with a sleek design and a payload capacity more than doubling its own weight, this full metal mount isn't something to pass up. Whether you're an avid astrophotographer or a dedicated visual observer, this mount will perfectly suit your needs.
iOptron GEM45 Main Features:
Heavy Load Capacity - Weighing only 15.6 lbs itself, this mount can easily support up to 45 lbs with no issues
Integrated iGuider Guiding System - Take your guiding and tracking to the next level with the integrated iGuider system
Low Periodic Error - Coming in with fantastic 7-arcsecond accuracy and built-in permanent periodic error correction, your tracking will be essentially perfect in no time
Go2Nova 8407+ Controller - Intuitive system controller with Advanced GOTONOVA GOTO Technology to ensure comprehensive control
Multi-Port Compatibility with GPS - Utilize the 32-channel GPS integrated into the mount with various ports for ST-4 autoguiding and other accessories
WiFi Capabilities - This whole system can be controlled via a smartphone, tablet, or computer
Innovative iOptron Technology
The GEM45 mount uses iOptron's patent-pending Universal Self-Centering Saddle (USCS). This saddle accommodates both Losmandy and Vixen-style dovetail plates. This mount also uses iOptron's ultra-quiet, low-power consumption stepper-motor drive-system, aiding the mount in providing precise tracking.
The iOptron GEM45 mount uses the Go2Nova 8407 hand controller to navigate the night sky. This technology helps observers find celestial objects with the aid of the mount's 212,000+ object database. For those looking for a telescope that has the capability of tracking and finding night sky objects, this mount is a must-have tool.
What's in the Box
- iOptron GEM45 with integrated iGuider
- Counterweight Shaft
- 10 lb Counterweight
- Go2Nova 8407 Hand Controller
- iOptron iPolar e-Polarscope