Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount

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  • $1,285.00
  • Regular price $1,385.00
  • Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount

    • Sale
    • $1,285.00
    • Regular price $1,385.00
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    • Versatile and adaptable mount can be shifted between Equatorial and Alt-Azimuth configurations freely
    • Payload Capacity: 30 lbs
    • Mount Weight: 33 lbs
    • Go-To capable and fully computerized

    Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount

    The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 dual mount gives optimal stability and pointing accuracy for a wide variety of professional photo and video equipment. The AZ-EQ5 is a hybrid mount with alt-azimuth capability for general use, equatorial capability for astrophotography use and dual-OTA mode perfect for outreach. Stable, accurate, versatile and very portable weighing only 33 pounds  the SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5 is the perfect mount for just about everybody. The mount is supplied with a SynScan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track 42,900+ celestial objects from its database.

    Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 Mount Features

    • German Equatorial/Alt-Az/dual OTA mode.
    • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC). PPEC can be trained with autoguider or PC.
    • Belt drive Super smooth PE curve. Low backlash, silent slewing.
    • +/- 5 arc seconds native periodic error.
    • Dual shutter release control for batch exposures of astrophotography.
    • Motor controller with high torque and accuracy.
    • Includes two V-style saddles for mounting dual OTAs
    • Secure-fit power supply connections.
    • Polar alignment with optional polarscope.
    • Autoguider port
    • USB interface
    • Primary axis encoder tracks the mounts position. Users can push the mount at any time without worrying about losing the mount's alignment.
    • Counterweight extension bar included.
    • Retractable counterweight bar.
    • Includes two 7.5 pound counterweights.

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