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iOptron - iEQ30 Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount

Model#: 3000

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The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It come standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package. Priced affordably – the iEQ30 is definitely worth its weight in gold.

  • The iOptron iEQ30 Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount features ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator.

  • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment.

  • The iOptron iEQ30 Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount is a specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers.

  • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio in the category - up to 31 lbs.!

  • The iOptron iEQ30 Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount comes standard with a Vixen saddle, power adapters, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs... plus lots of extras!

  • Controller with 358,000 objects database includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20oC.

 

Features:

  • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
  • Payload: 31 lbs (14kg)
  • Mount weight: 15 lbs
  • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (2.0) in the category
  • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with autoprotection
  • Permanant periodic error correction (PEC)
  • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
  • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • #8407 controller with Advanced GoToNOVA® technology
  • Resolution: 0.1 arc second
  • Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20oC
  • RS232 port for ASCOM control
  • Includes Vixen-style mounting saddle.
  • Heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs
  • Optional pier and hard case.
  • Accessories include: counterweight, extension bar, AC adapter, 12V DC car plug adapter, and RS232 cable

 

Additional Information

Name iOptron - iEQ30 Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount
Manufacturer iOptron
Model 3000
Custom Stock Status Out of Stock
AC Adapter 100V ~ 240V (included)
Azimuth Adjustment ± 6º
Computer Hand Control Go2NovaTM 8407 with 358,000 objects database
Counterweight Bar Ø20mmX250mm, Ø20mmX185mm
Counterweights 10 lbs (4.5kg)
Declination Axis Ø30mm
Declination Worm Wheel Ø87mm, 144 teeth
Dovetail Compatibility 3.5" VIXEN
Firmware Upgrade Yes
GPS Internal 32-channel GPS
Latitude Adjustment 0º ~ 65º
Motor Drive Precision DC servo with encoder
Mount German Equatorial Mount
Mount Weight 15 lbs
Payload Capacity 31 lbs excluding counterweight
PC Computer Control Yes (ASCOM)
Periodic Error Correction Permanent PEC
Polar Axis Scope Yes. AccuAligningTM Polar Scope with dark field illumination
Power Consumption 0.25A(Tracking), 0.6A(GOTO)
Power Requirements 12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp
Resolution 0.11 arc seconds
Right Ascension Axis Ø40mm
Right Ascension Worm Wheel Ø108mm, 180 teeth
RS232 Port Yes (on mount)
Serial Port Yes (on hand controller)
Tracking Automatic
Transmission Synchronous belt/Gear
Tripod 1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg)
Warranty Two year limited
Working Temperature -10ºC ~ 40ºC