The #8401 is the premier version hand controller of iOptron’s revolutionary GoToNovaTM computerized control system -- the latest in automated tracking technology and one of the best available on the market today. With a database of over 130,000 celestial objects and 128 user-defined objects even the most amateur stargazer the ability to search the skies with ease.
Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large 8-line LCD screen, you can easily set up the telescope and select where you want to go with the very friendly user-interface. The control system also allows you the user to slew the telescope at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish. GoToNovaTM also makes alignment quick and simple, and even comes standard with GPS.
The most easy to understand controller on the market
The GoToNovaTM Controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organized. It also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content (8-lines) compared with the competition. Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large LCD screen, you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.
More precise speed control for viewing objects
The control system also allows you to slew the telescope at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish.
GoToNovaTM Computerized Control System
The revolutionary GoToNovaTM computerized control system is by far the most technologically advanced automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database of 130,000 celestial objects, including all of the most famous galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, not to mention the planets, you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push of a button. The database can also be upgraded to include over 130,000 celestial objects. So your control system can grow as you increase your level of star gazing!
USB Port for computer/ASCOM interconnectivity
The #8401 hand controller also includes a USB port for connection with a computer for firmware upgrade or use with planerium software.
- 130,000 object database with 256 user-defined objects
- 8 line large screen LCD
- User friendly interface
- USB port for firmware upgrades and computer interactivity (such as planetarium software)
- Comes standard on all A-series mounts, GotoNova Kits, CubePro, MiniTower, and MiniTower Pro
GO TO Controller
8 line, 21 character, red-light back lit
PC Computer Control
As needed via USB port
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