equatorial mounts & wedges

iOptron iEQ30 Pro GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Standard Tripod - 3000E

iOptron   ——   SKU: IOP-3000E
$1,701.00 CAD
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About the iOptron iEQ30 Pro Gem 3000E Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount...

Introducing the iOptron iEQ30 GoTo GEM - the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts.

 Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers

Payload: 30 lbs

Mount weight: 15 lbs

Updated with more advanced control electronics

Ultra quiet slewing and tracking

Higher gear ratio (RA 180 teeth | DEC 144 teeth)

1.8 degree stepper motor, 128 microsteps

Resolution: 0.14 arc second

Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)

Maximum slew speed 6 deg/sec (1440X)

Built-in 32-channel GPS

Hand controller with Advanced GOTONOVA GoTo Technology and heating mechanism

Lowest working temperature: -20oC

Power interruption recovery feature

RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control

ST-4 autoguiding port

1.5 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs (10.6 lbs)

Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray

Optional 2 inch tripod, 42-inch (#8033) or 48-inch (#8030) pier 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: 4.5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, Stainless Steel counterweight shaft, RS232-RJ9 cable.


Technical Specifications


Mount German Equatorial Mount

Payload 30 lbs (13.5kg)

Mount Weight 15 lbs (6.8kg)

Latitude Adjustment Range 0 ~ 65

Azimuth Adjustment Range 6

RA Worm period 480 S

Right Ascension Worm Wheel 110 mm, 180 teeth

Declination Worm Wheel 88 mm, 144 teeth

RA and DEC worm 15.2 mm, M=0.6, brass

RA Bearing 68 mm

DEC Bearing 55 mm

Right Ascension Axis Shaft 40 mm, steel

Declination Axis Shaft 30 mm, steel

Gear meshing Zero backlash

CW shaft 20 mm, Stainless steel

CW 10 lbs (4.5kg)

Mount base diameter 120 mm

Dovetail saddle Vixen

Level indicator Precision bubble

Polar Scope AccuAlignTM G2 polar scope, dark field illumination

Drive Motor 1.8 stepper motor, 128 microdivision

Resolution 0.14 arc seconds (256 PPS)

Transmission 48MXL Synchronous belt

Motor control Open loop

PEC Permanent PEC

Hand controller Go2Nova 8407+,359,000 objects database, star recognition

HC display 8 line, 21 character LCD, heated

Slew speed 9 speeds, 6/sec max (1440X)

Tracking rate Sidereal/Solar/Lunar/King/User

Meridian treatment Stop (0-15 pass) and auto flip

GPS Build-in 32 Channel GPS

Communication port RS232

Guiding port ST-4

Power interruption recovery:  Yes

Power requirement DC 12V (11~15V) 2A

Power consumption 0.4A (Tracking) 0.6A (GOTO)

Computer control Yes (ASCOM)

Operation temperature -20~45C

Tripod 1.5 Stainless Steel (10.6 lb or 4.8 kg)
iOptron iEQ30 Pro GoTo German Equatorial Mount with Standard Tripod- 3000E for <span class=money>$1569.38 CAD</span> at Khan Scope Centre

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