dual eq/az mounts

iOptron iEQ45 Pro-AZ GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier and Rolling Case - 8000E-AZ-TP-RC

iOptron   ——   SKU: IOP-8000E-AZ-TP-RC
$2,964.00 CAD
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iOptron iEQ45 Pro-AZ GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier And a Rolling Soft Case

The new iEQ45 Pro-AZ GoTo German equatorial mount from iOptron is their next generation premium astro-imaging mount. This product includes the Tri-Pier and a Rolling Soft Case for the equipment.

  • Stepper motor (instead of servo)
  • Losmandy or Vixen Dual Saddle Included
  • Higher gear ratio for even smoother tracking
  • AccuAlignTM Polar Scope
  • iOptron Tri-Pier
  • Rolling Soft Case

A number of visual changes (plugs moved to sides, motor covers are singular piece, and more) The iEQ45 Pro-AZ mount offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron --not to mention built-in 32-bit GPS. It boasts a payload of 45lb for EQ mode and 90lb for AZ mode (dual mounting). 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 25lb) makes it much easier to carry.

  • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
  • Payload: 55lb (25kg) +33lb (15kg) for Az, 45lb (20kg) for EQ
  • Mount weight: 25lb
  • 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: -20°C
  • RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control
  • Resolution: 0.09 arcsecond
  • Spring loaded dual size dovetail saddle for both Vixen and Losmandy-type mounting plates
  • iOptron Tri-pier
  • Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray
  • Optional 42-inch (#8033), 48-inch (#8030) pier, or Tri-pier (#8034) available.
  • AccuAlignTM polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#8080)
  • Comes standard with: 2 x 5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor and RS232-RJ9 cable
  • Includes a Rolling Soft Case



German Equatorial/Alt-azimuth Mount


45 lbs (20kg) for EQ, 55 lbs (25kg)+33lbs(15kg) for AA

Mount weight

25 lb (11.4kg)

Payload/Mount weight


Right Ascension worm wheel

Φ130mm, 256 teeth aluminum

Declination worm wheel

Φ116mm, 228 teeth aluminum

Right Ascension axis shaft

Φ50mm steel

Declination axis shaft

Φ40mm steel

Right Ascension bearing

Φ80mm ball bearing

Declination bearing

Φ68mm ball bearing

R.A. and DEC worm

Φ17mm brass

Motor drive

128X microstep stepper motor


0.09 arc seconds


Synchronous belt/Gear

Latitude adjustment range

5º ~ 70º

Azimuth adjustment range

± 6º


Built-in 32-channel GPS

Polar Scope

AccuAlignTM G2 with dark field illumination

Level indicator

Precision bubble

Hand Controller

Go2Nova® 8407+with 358,000 objects database


Permanent PEC





Counterweight bar

Φ28mm stainless steel


11 lb (5kg) X 2 (included)




6" VIXEN/LOSMANDY-D dual saddle

Power consumption


Power requirement

12V DC(10 ~ 14V), 2Amp

AC adapter

100V ~ 240V (included)

Serial port

Yes (RJ9 on both mount and hand controller)

Autoguide port


Firmware upgrade


PC computer control


Operation temperature

-20ºC ~ 40ºC


Two Year Limited

iOptron iEQ45 Pro-AZ GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier and Rolling Case - 8000E-AZ-TP-RC for $3206.88 at Khan Scope Centre iOptron iEQ45 Pro-AZ GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier and Rolling Case - 8000E-AZ-TP-RC for $3206.88 at Khan Scope Centre

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