Saxon AZ-EQ6 GT Pro Mount Built in USB
The saxon AZEQ6 GT Pro Mount is a powerful but quiet belt-driven hybrid AZ/EQ mount with a whopping 20kg payload capacity.
- Hybrid AZ/EQ Mount
- Belt-Driven Motors
- 2" Stainless Steel Tripod Legs
- 20kg Payload Capacity
- 150mm Counterweight Extension included
- SynScan Hand Controller with 42,900 celestial object database
- One, Two, Three Star Alignment
- Pointing Accuracy Enhancement Feature (PAE)
- Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
- Batch Exposure via Hand Controller Camera Control Function with 2 SNAP Ports
- Dual Saddle - Accepts Vixen and Losmandy Dovetail Mounting Plates
Compared to their little brother NEQ6, the AZEQ6 offers options of slower slew speeds and guiding speeds for improved tracking accuracy, can mount 2 optical tube assemblies at the same time, and can be used in both Altazimuth AZ mode and Equatorial EQ mount. The saxon AZEQ5 GT Pro Mount has also been recently upgraded with a USB port on the mount for direct PC connection without going through the hand controller.
Computerised via the SynScan V5 Hand Controller, you will have access to SynScan's large celestial objects database of 42,900 which includes the full Messier, NGC and IC Catalogues. It also features a "Unknown Object Identification" capability.
For keen astrophotographers, you will like the built-in autoguider port. Simply attach a guidescope and guide camera via ST4 cable to the mount to get started with autoguiding. Furthermore, the saxon AZ EQ6 GT Pro Mount comes with a dual SNAP ports for remote DSLR shutter release. The SynScan V5 Hand Controller also has specialised "Camera Control" functions to take batch exposures.
The AZEQ6 GT Pro Mount includes a built-in illuminated polar scope suitable for use in both Southern and Northern Hemisphere, a latitude adjuster with micrometer scale, an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster, aluminium setting circles, large manual slow-motion tracking controls, bubble level and height-adjustable 2" stainless steel tripod legs.
|German Equatorial AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
|2" stainless steel
|2.5cm (diameter), 20.2cm + 15cm extension (length)
|42,9000 objects from Messier, NGC, IC catalogues
|0.125x, 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x, 1x
|1.25x, 1.75x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, and up to 3.4°/sec (800x)
|Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
|Up to 5 arc minute
|One Star, Two Star, Three Star
|Car battery adapter (included) or 12V~15V DC 2A Mains Supply (sold separately)
|Mount Head Weight
|Tripod Head Weight
|Dual Saddle - Vixen, Losmandy
|saxon Pier Extension for NEQ6 Pro / AZEQ6 GT
|Very useful for longer length telescopes that need extra clearance to see something directly overhead.
|Skywatcher Polar Scope for EQ5/NEQ6/AZEQ6
|Replacement Polar Scope if required.
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Product Code: SAX-612046
|Dual Saddle - Fits Vixen & Losmandy
|Electronic Hand Control