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Dual mode Alt-Az and Equatorial heavy duty goto mount with Vixen and Losmandy style mounting
The Saxon AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount with Steel Tripod provides the precision and stability needed for serious observing and astro imaging
This AZEQ6 Pro mount includes a built-in illuminated polar scope for 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 steel tubular tripod legs
The Saxon AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount with Steel Tripod features and includes the following:
A user friendly Synscan hand controller
2x 5.1Kg counter weight
Wall-to-wall large accessory tray
An extension 150mm counterweight shaft
2" stainless steel tripod legs
Retractable counterweight shaft
Accept narrow (V-style) or wider (D-style) dovetail mounting plates
Smooth and quiet belt driven
Motor resolution at 0.14arc sec (or 9.216,000 steps/rev.)
Slew speeds from 1.25x, 1.75x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, and up to 3.4 degrees /sec (800X)
Sidereal, Solar and Lunar tracking rates
One, Two and Three star alignment options
Auto guider interface for astrophotography
Guiding speed from 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x, or 1x
Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure astrophotography
Payload Capacity 20Kg
Containing over 42,900 objects with complete Messier, NGC and IC Catalogues.
Positioning accuracy up to 5 arc minute.
Permanent Periodic error correction (PPEC)
Firmware upgradeable via internet download
Car power supply adapter included
Requires 11 to 15V DC 2A power supply (not included).
This is a GREAT mount especially for the price and is a terrific stable platform for astrophotography. With its dual mode configuration, it may be the only mount you will ever need.