Saxon MD005 Dual Axis Motor Drive for EQ3 & EQ5

$899.00 inc GST

 

In stock.

Designed for EQ3 & EQ5 German Equatorial Telescope Mounts.

Convenient hand controller for push-button movements in both Right Ascension and Declination.

Does not require modifying your existing telescope mount.

Note: please nominate which mount you have when ordering EQ3 or EQ5 to: sales@astronomyalive.com.au

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In stock.

Do you want to be able to use high magnification, but hate continuously re-adjusting your telescope to make up for the Earth’s movements?

Do you want to be able to walk away from the telescope and come back to your subject still in the eyepiece?

Do you want to be able to move your telescope in RA and Dec via a controller?

Now you can with the Saxon MD005 Dual Axis Motor Drive!

If you have an EQ3 or EQ5 German Equatorial Mount and would like to add a very convenient feature, the Saxon MD005 Dual Axis Drive Upgrade is what you’re after. This convenient unit installs on your existing mount without modifications and moves your telescope in both RA and Dec with ease. It only takes minutes to install. Clutches on the motors keep them from stripping while in use and the hand controller is wired.

Just add batteries to the battery pack and you’re ready to observe! The Saxon Dual Axis Motor Drive makes using high magnification a pleasure…

 

Saxon MD005 EQ3 & EQ5 Dual Axis Motor Drive Upgrade Features…

* Includes two motors with clutches for movements in both Right Ascension and Declination

* Make using high magnification a pleasure instead of a pain!

* Suited to EQ3 & EQ5 German Equatorial Telescope Mounts

* Compact battery pack and long battery life

* Convenient hand controller and connection cord included

 

Saxon EQ3 & EQ5 Dual Axis Motor Drive Upgrade Specifications…

Equipment Type : Motor Drive – Dual Axis

Equipment Application : EQ3 & EQ5 German Equatorial Mounts

Number of Motors : 2

Clutches : Yes

Hand Controller : Cabled

Remote Battery : Battery Pack

Note: please nominate which mount you have when ordering EQ3 or EQ5 to: sales@astronomyalive.com.au

Additional information

Weight 16 kg
Dimensions 28 × 16 × 20 cm