Sky-Watcher - EQ6 R Pro Computerized GoTo Equatorial Mount - S30300

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SKW-S30300
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Sky-Watcher's EQ6 R Equatorial mount has a payload capacity of 44lbs. The EQ 6 R utilizes belt drives for smooth and accurate tracking and movement. This fully computerized equatorial mount includes SkyWatcher's 42,000+ object data base.

The built in SNAP port provides remote shutter release for DSLR's and mirrorless cameras. Also includes autoguiding port. The built in Illuminated polar scope makes polar alignment easy. 

Smart features like a carrying handle, retractable counterweight shaft, and a dual D and V series saddle plate. It has an Equatorial GoTo mount with built-in USB PC control.

Stepper motors have no internal gear box, further reducing backlash. SNAP port eliminates the need for remote shutter release cable.

Autoguide port compatible with most of today’s best autoguiders. Includes a sturdy carry handle to ensure safe and easy set-up, as well as a D/V saddle plate to handle a wide variety of OTAs.

Built-in illuminated polar scope is factory aligned to the mount's center axis and best accuracy right out of the box.

Includes retractable counterweight bar for easy stowage, steel tripod for rock-solid performance, DC power cord, and two 11-pound counterweights.

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Equatorial GoTo Mount with Tripod

Designed for precision GoTo tracking for heavier payloads while remaining an easy to use mount, the SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro features a 44 pound load capacity, ST4 guide port, a dual saddle plate, and belt drives for smooth and accurate movement.  Smart design features like a retractable counterweight shaft, a stereo SNAP port for camera focus and shutter control, and built in polar alignment scope make this a great choice for astronomers looking for a robust EQ mount for astrophotography and observing. 

Features:

  • 1.8º stepper motor, 64 micro steps
  • D/V dual saddle plate for easy attachment of a wide variety of optical tubes
  • ST4 autoguide port
  • Belt drives for both axes to eliminate backlash and periodic error
  • SNAP port for camera focus and shutter control - includes EOS control cable, others sold separately
  • Built in illuminated polar alignment scope for precision aligning, plus polar align assist to make set up quick and easy even when Polaris isn't visible.  The circular grid reticle is designed for northern hemisphere use with Octans for the southern hemisphere.
  • SynScan GoTo controller with over 42000 objects, built in PEC which can be configured in the field plus an RS232 port to connect to a computer for remote operation.  
  • Heavy duty steel field tripod for a solid base. 
  • Includes DC power cord and 2 11 pound counterweights. 

Precision Built for Astrophotography

SkyWatcher's EQ6-R Pro was designed for the astroimager.  Easily connect to your computer via the included USB-B cable for remote operation, plus the built in ST4 guide port and SNAP port allow for ready to use remote control of your guide camera and DSLR or mirrorless camera.  With the ability to link to a computer, you can tap into a plethora of advanced control and imaging softwares available to amateur astronomers.    The steel tripod provides a solid, steady base for heavy and long optical tubes and the 44 pound load capacity can readily handle mid-size to large optical tubes with heavier imaging systems.    

Using stepper motors with 64 micro steps and 1.8 degreee step angle, in tandem with smooth belt drives the EQ6-R achieves an accuracy of up to 1 arc minute in silent precision.   

SynScan GoTo

With more than 42,000 objects in it’s database and a user friendly interface, the SynScan GoTo controller easily connects to a computer for remote operation, has built in polar align assist and periodic error correction training that can be configured while in the field. 

Polar Align Assist

Built into the SynScan hand controller, the EQ6R Pro includes Polar Align Assist when Polaris isn't visible.  Using any visible star from a provided list, simply center the star in the reticle and you're ready to align.   The built in polar scope is illuminated and the circular grid is designed for the northern hemisphere however the constellation Octans is included for use in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Warranty

2 year warranty.

More Information
Brand Sky-Watcher USA
Free Shipping Free Shipping Available
GPS No
Mount Load Capacity 44lbs
Alignment Procedures Polar Align Assist
Database 42,900+
Counterweights Included 11lbs (two)
Mount Head Weight 38lbs
Power Requirements 12V DC @ 4A
Computerized Hand Controller Yes - SynScan
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Number of Auxiliary Ports ST-4, USB, SNAP
Includes Autoguide Port Yes
USB Port Yes
Periodic Error Correction Yes
Adjustable Legs? Yes
Accessory Tray Included? No
Tripod Leg Diameter 2"
Tripod Weight 16.5lb
Total System Weight 76.5lbs
Warranty Sky-Watcher 2 Year Limited
In The Box Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Equatorial Mount Head

2” Steel Tripod

Dual Saddle Plate for D and V Series Dovetails

Tripod Spreader

Two 11 lb. Counterweights

Retractable Counterweight Bar

Canon EOS Trigger Cable

Thread-on Power Cable

SynScan Hand Controller

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Equatorial Mount Head

2” Steel Tripod

Dual Saddle Plate for D and V Series Dovetails

Tripod Spreader

Two 11 lb. Counterweights

Retractable Counterweight Bar

Canon EOS Trigger Cable

Thread-on Power Cable

SynScan Hand Controller

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