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# 8000D

The iEQ45TM GOTO German Equatorial Mount

The iEQ45TM GOTO German equatorial mount is the first in a new breed of premium astro-imaging mounts from iOptron. Now it comes available with a modified DEC clutch for free spin OTA balance.

The iEQ45TM mount offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron —not to mention built-in 32-bit GPS. With a payload of 45 lbs. balanced – it comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope and a sturdy 2-inch stainless steel tripod. It also fits both Vixen and Losmandy-type mounting plates.  Its lighter weight (only 25 lbs.) makes it much easier to carry.

New Features for 2013:

  • Losmandy/Vixen dual saddle
  • Some gear improvements
  • Die-caste metal tripod spreader/tray

Reg. $1799
Promotional $1699

Included Accessories :

Price :  $1,799.00  $1,699.00

# 8000D

    • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
    • Payload: 45 lbs
    • Mount weight: 25 lbs
    • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (1.7)  in the category
    • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with auto-protection
    • Permanent periodic error correction (PEC)
    • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
    • Gap-free structure for both R.A. and declination worms
    • Built-in 32-channel GPS
    • Hand controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GoTo Technology and heating mechanism
    • Lowest working temperature: -20oC
    • RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control
    • Resolution: 0.09 arc second
    • Spring loaded dual size dovetail saddle for both Vixen and Losmandy-type mounting plates
    • 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs (16.5 lbs)
    • Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray
    • Optional pier.
    • AccuAligningTM polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
    • Comes standard with: 2 x 5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, RS232-RJ9 cable and RS232 cable
Price :  $1,799.00  $1,699.00

# 8000D
Mount : German Equatorial Mount
Payload : 45 lbs (20kg), excluding counterweight
Mount Weight : 25 lbs (11.4kg)
Payload/Mount Weight : 1.75
Right Ascension Worm Wheel : Ø130mm, 216 teeth aluminum
Declination Worm Wheel : Ø115mm, 192 teeth aluminum
Right Ascension Axis : Ø50mm steel
Declination Axis : Ø40mm steel
Motor Drive : Planetary Gear Reducer DC servo with encoder
Resolution : 0.09 arc seconds
Transmission : Synchronous belt/Gear
Latitude Adjustment Range : 5º ~ 70º
Azimuth Adjustment Range : ± 6º
GPS : Internal 32-channel GPS
Polar Scope : Yes. AccuAligningTM Polar Scope with dark field illumination
Level Indicator : Precision bubble
Hand Controller : Go2Nova® 8407 with 358,000 objects database
PEC : Permanent PEC
Tracking : Automatic
Speed : 1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~4º/sec)
Counterweight Bar : Ø28mm
Counterweight : 11 lbs (5kg) X 2 (included)
Tripod : 2” Stainless Steel (16.5lbs or 7.5kg)
Dovetail : Losmandy/Vixen dual saddle
Power Consumption : 0.25A(Tracking), 1.2A(GOTO)
Power Requirement : 12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp
AC Adapter : 100V ~ 240V (included)
Serial port : Yes (on hand controller)
RS232 port : Yes (on mount)
Firmware Upgrade : Yes
PC Computer Control : Yes (ASCOM)
Working Temperature : -20ºC ~ 40ºC
Warranty : Two year limited
Price :  $1,799.00  $1,699.00

# 8000D
Price :  $1,799.00  $1,699.00