The #1 work horse mount of amateur astronomers globally – from London to New York to Melbourne and back to Timbuktu !!
Sky-Watcher SynScan mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike.
The Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro “Go To” Equatorial Mount w/SynScan provides extremely high precision tracking and have built in autoguider ports. Even the most demanding experts will be impressed by the capability of these mounts for astrophotography. For novice users the user-friendly menu onboard the SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Equatorial Mount allows automatic slewing to over 13,400 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.
The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a 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 to control the EQ6 PRO Mounts, They also come with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate.
Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro “Go To” Equatorial Mount w/SynScan Features…
* Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
* Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven
* Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
* Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography
* Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
* Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues
* Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography
* Periodic Error Correction
* PC compatibility
* Upgradeable hand control via internet download
Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro “Go To” Equatorial Mount w/Syscan Specifications…
Mount Type: German Equatorial Telescope Mounting
Slow-motion Control: R.A. & Dec (motor controlled)
Tripod: 2″ Diameter Stainless Steel
Tripod Height: 85-147cm
Tripod Weight: 7.5Kgs
Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless Steel
Mount Weight: 16Kgs
Mount Height: 41cm
Counterweight: Two, 5.1Kgs each
Total Weight: 23.5Kgs (counterweight not included)
12V DC 2Amp power-supply required (Tip positive)
Motor Type: Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors
Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.)
Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Modes: Dual Axis, R.A.
Tracking Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment
Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 13,436 objects
Power supply – unit is suitable for use with a 12V DC 2 Amp power supply. Unit is supplied with 12v DC cable for connection to your car DC power source, use of other power sources is not recommended and may affect warranty. Please do NOT select a power supply of greater than 12V DC and 2 Amperes as this will cause damage to the control system.
Supply includes full 100% Skywatcher Australian Warranty – not available from all suppliers.