Do you have a telescope and would like the benefits of a strong, reliable and robust platform to mount your telescope. Then check out the Saxon EQ3 Equatorial Mount!
This is specifically designed to support mid sized telescope tubes such as a 4 inch refractor and 6 inch reflector. This is a high-precision equatorial mount features engraved aluminum setting circles and a latitude scale, large R.A. and DEC. locking clamps, and retractable counterweight shaft and removable counterweights. The heavy duty tubular stainless steel tripod is an adjustable height unit, and provides a very stable and strong capability & performance.
The saddle plate on the top of the Saxon EQ3 GoTo Equatorial Mount accepts generic dovetail bars made by Synta and many other companies. The dovetail bar is held securely by dual hand clamps. Setting circles are provided on both axes. The unit features dual axes hand adjustable slow motion control arms to enable accurate control of slewing and movement across the night sky.
Saxon EQ3 Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount Features…
• Capacity 8 Kg
• Heavy duty operation for telescopes up to a 102mm refractor – OR – a 150mm reflector
• Strong adjustable height heavy duty tubular stainless steel tripod plus handy accessory tray
• Able to accept a wide variety of telescope tube assemblies – recommended are Saxon 1021 Achromat & Saxon ED100, plus Saxon 150mm 1200mm Newtonian reflector, which this unit is the standard model to operate with these three excellent telescopes
Saxon EQ3 Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount Specifications…
Mount type : Manual Equatorial
Payload Capacity : 8 kg
Counterweights : 2 pcs
Tripod : Upgraded Heavy duty tubular stainless steel
Tripod Height : 71-123cm
Tripod Weight : 4 kg
Accessory Tray : Premium accessory tray included
Saxon Australia 5 year warranty included
Please note : This product is 100% identical to the Skywatcher version, the only variance being the after sales service, where we prefer Saxon.