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Skywatcher Explorer 254mm (10") F/4.7 Parabolic Dual-Speed Go-To Newtonian Reflector Telescope

Increased Payload capacity of 20kg for Astro-Photography
Synchronous Belt Driven, resulting in minimal backlash - Even quieter, smoother operation and better results when guiding. Higher Torque.
Superior Latitude adjustment controls with greater range of latitudes possible
Built-in SNAP camera control port
PPEC worm gear and worm periodic error correction function (avoids having to constantly re-train)
Built-in carrying handle for convenient transportation

SKU: SKY20854
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£1,239.00
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EQ6-R PRO Synscan™ - a new legend is born!

The new EQ6-R PRO Synscan™ Computerised Go-To mounting is an exciting evolutionary progression of the continuing legend that is the EQ6 PRO. The modern optimised design of the EQ6-R PRO incorporates features that serious imagers will immediately appreciate, such as:

Increased Payload capacity of 20kg for Astro-Photography
Synchronous Belt Driven, resulting in minimal backlash - Even quieter, smoother operation and better results when guiding. Higher Torque.
Superior Latitude adjustment controls with a greater range of latitudes possible
Built-in SNAP camera control port
PPEC worm gear and worm periodic error correction function (avoids having to constantly re-train)
Built-in carrying handle for convenient transportation
The supplied computerised Synscan™ hand control allows you to control the mount to point your telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to 42,000+ night sky objects from it's extensive database.

Specifications

Product Name: EQ6-R PRO Synscan™
Mount Type: German Equatorial
Maximum Payload (Counterweights excluded): 20kg (for Astro-Photography)
Latitude Adjustment Range: 5º to 65º
Azimuth Adjustment Range: About ±9 º
Mount Weight (Tripod excluded): 17.3 kg
Counterweights Supplied: 2 x 5kg
Tripod Supplied: 2-inch stainless steel, 7.5kg Weight
Counterweight Rod: 18mm Diameter, Length 240mm + 180mm
Power Requirement: DC11~16V 4A
Motors: 1.8 º Hybrid Stepper Motors
Transmission: 180:1 Worm Drive + 48:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-step/1.8º Stepper Motor Drive
Gear Ratio: 720
Resolution: 9216000 Counts/Rev., approx. 0.14 arc-second
Maximum Slewing Speed: 4.2 degrees/second
Tracking Rate: Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rate
Tracking Mode: Equatorial mode
Auto-guiding Speed: 0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1X
PEC: 100 Segments Permanent PEC (PPEC)
Hand Controller: SynScan™
Database: 42000+ Objects
Celestial Object Catalogue: Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Vari-able Star, Named Star, Planets
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
Integral SNAP camera control port
Dual-Fit 45mm/75mm Dovetail Saddle
Polar Alignment Scope
Packaging information: TBC
Box No.1 : approximately 20kg, 55x55x25cm
Box No.2 : approximately 23kg, 120x25x25cm

Additional Information

Manufacturer Part Number 10221-20854
Condition New

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