Skywatcher CQ350 Pro Synscan GOTO Equatorial Mount
With an ultra high payload capacity of 35kg from a mount head that weights a mere 14.4kg, the Skywatcher CQ350 Pro SynScan GOTO Equatorial Mount is a high performance mount well suited for serious astrophotography and observation at home or while travelling.
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Skywatcher CQ350 Pro Equatorial Mount
There is much more potential for your astrophotography and observation when you use the Skywatcher CQ350 Pro equatorial mount. This observatory-class workhorse has a robust build, advanced features and a massive 35kg payload capacity, making it ideal for serious astronomers seeking to push the boundaries of their observations.
Here's what sets the CQ350 Pro apart:
Stability and Precision:
Payload: The mount has a high payload of 35kg, making it suitable for large Optical Tube Assemblies (OTAs)
This places the CQ350 PRO squarely between the EQ6-R and the EQ8-R PRO3.
Spring-Loaded Worm Gears: Minimise backlash and ensure smooth, precise object tracking, even at high magnifications.
Synchronous Belt Drive: Enjoy whisper-quiet operation for an immersive observing experience.
Go Further with GoTo Technology:
SynScan GoTo System: Effortlessly navigate the night sky with a database of over 42,900 objects, including planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more.
Automatic Alignment: Quickly and easily set up your mount with the intuitive alignment procedures.
Advanced Tracking Modes: Track celestial objects with sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking modes for long-exposure astrophotography.
Unleash Your Astrophotography Potential:
Built-in Cable Management: Eliminate messy cables and maintain a clean, organised setup for seamless imaging sessions.
4 USB Ports: Connect your camera, auto-guider, filter wheel, and other astrophotography equipment directly to the mount.
Auto-guider Port: Achieve pinpoint guiding accuracy for sharper, longer exposures.
Multiple Power Outputs: Power your accessories without the need for additional power supplies.
PC Direct Connect: The CQ350 also features the new PC 'Direct Connect feature', allowing you to easily connect your mount to your computer without the need for a hand controller.
When paired with the SynScan Pro app, the mount can be aligned and controlled directly from a PC.
Designed for Convenience and Control:
• Hand Controller: Operate your mount with ease using the intuitive hand controller with large, backlit buttons.
• Multiple Mounting Options: Compatible with Skywatcher's heavy-duty tripod and pier tripod for EQ8 for ultimate stability.
• Wide Latitude Range: Suitable for use from 10° to 70° latitude, covering most observing locations worldwide.
Please Note: The CQ350 does not come with a tripod or pier. There is a tripod specifically available for the CQ350. EQ8 pier tripod can be used with this mount.
|Computerised Hybrid Altazimuth German Equatorial Mount
|2" stainless steel
|2.5cm (diameter), 20.2cm + 15cm extension (length)
|42,9000 objects from Messier, Caldwell, NGC, IC, Double Stars, Named Stars, Variable Stars and SAO catalogues
|DC hybrid stepper motors
|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 or Brightest Star
|10° to 70°
|Car battery adapter (included) or 12V~16V DC 4A Mains Supply (sold separately)
|Mount Head Weight
|Tripod Head Weight
|Dual Saddle - Vixen, Losmandy
Skywatcher make telescopes with the intention of bringing the treasures of the sky within reach of anyone curious enough to look up and wonder. The company has been making telescopes since 1980. Skywatcher Telescopes optics are of the highest quality, and any telescope is available for a wide range of observing applications, from 50mm spotting scopes right up to 150mm (6") refractors, 200mm (8") reflectors, and 250mm (10") Dobsonians.
Product Code: SKW-SWCQ350
|Dual Saddle - Fits Vixen & Losmandy
|5 year (Not transferable)