Sky Watcher AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount

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SW-S30200
  • Versatile and adaptable mount can be shifted between Equatorial and Alt-Azimuth configurations freely
  • Payload Capacity: 30-pounds
  • Mount Head Weight: 16.9-pounds
  • Go-To capable and fully computerized

 

 

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Sky Watcher AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount

The AZ-EQ5 Multi-Purpose GoTo Mount by Sky-Watcher:

 

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 with the mount head weighing only 16.9-pounds  the Sky-Watcher 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/ Altitude-Azimuth/ 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.

 

OPT Product Number: SW-S30200 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

ComputerizedComputerized
Free ShippingYes
Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
Head DesignEquatorial
Instrument Capacity30 lb
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03/18/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
az-eq5

4.5 stars not an option. Would have given it 5 stars, except the somewhere in the line of control had an issue with the Hand Controller - shipped the mount back to Sky Watcher and they sent me a new mount and Hand Controller. So far so good. The folks at OPT definitely a 5 stars - Their Customer Service is superb. Would still recommend the mount - just test all the functions and modes

JC
11/13/2018
Jeffrey C.
United States
Well-engineered product

Very well thought out and engineered mount. Planning to use it mostly in AZ mode for visual observing, but it's also great to have the option of EQ mode in case I wander into astrophotography. As always, shopping at OPT is terrific!

MM
09/15/2018
Mark M.
United States
Az/eq5

This has been a good experience. Thank you OPT!