Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Equatorial Mount with Hand Controller - S30400
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Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Mount
with Hand Controller
- HEQ5 Go-To Equatorial Mount Head
- Adjustable 1.75" diameter rolled steel tripod
- SynScan Go-To telescope control with 42,900+ object database
- Precision tracking mount with built in autoguider ports
- Metal accessory tray
- V-style dovetail saddle
- SynScan V5 hand controller
- 30 lb payload capacity
- Can connect to a computer via an RS-232 cable (not included)
Sky-Watcher SynScan mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike. This Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Mount has many features and a precision design that will satisfy your astronomy needs. This mount provides extremely high precision tracking and has built-in autoguider ports. This heavy-duty HEQ5 Pro mount is a smaller version of the sturdy EQ6 Pro mount also offered by Sky-Watcher. It is specially designed for observers who need the steadiness of the EQ6 Pro mount but who might believe the EQ6 Pro mount is a bit too heavy for them.
For novice users the user-friendly menu allows automatic slewing to 42900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in only a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via an RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used with your computer to control the HEQ5 PRO Mount. This HEQ5 mount from Sky-Watcher is also designed and fabricated with features that most advanced astronomers can appreciate as well.
This HEQ5 SynScan Go-To Mount from Sky-Watcher includes a sturdy steel tripod, an accessory tray, and the SynScan V5 Hand Controller with built-in software. It has a 30 pound payload capacity, so you can use a good sized telescope with this mount.