iOptron - iEQ30 Pro German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier

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iOptron has introduced the new iEQ30 Pro German Equatorial Mount, further improving performance.

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Product Description

iOptron has introduced the new iEQ30 Pro German Equatorial Mount, improving the performance of an already proven instrument . Some included features are a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS and 1.5" stainless steel tripod legs. Tracking has also been improved in addition to GOTO capabilities with the high resolution 0.11 arc second encoders while maintaining a lightweight design.

Serving as a great instrument for both visual astronomers and astrophotographers alike. Consider the mount-head weight (the heaviest component) is only 6.8 kg (15 lbs) whilst the maximum payload is 13.5kg (30lb) for an amazing capacity to weight ratio.

The GPS data displays real-time diagram to show correct star placement on the polar-scope reticle, further assisting in alignment.


  • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
  • Payload: 30 lbs
  • Mount weight: 15 lbs
  • Updated with more advanced control electronics
  • Ultra quiet slewing and tracking
  • Higher gear ratio (RA 180 teeth | DEC 144 teeth)
  • 1.8 degree stepper motor, 128 microsteps
  • Resolution: 0.14 arc second
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
  • Maximum slew speed 6 deg/sec (1440X)
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • Hand controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GoTo Technology and heating mechanism
  • Lowest working temperature: -20°C
  • Power interruption recovery feature
  •  RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control
  • ST-4 autoguiding port
  • Tri-Pier
  • Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray
  • AccuAlignTM polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#8080)
  • Comes standard with: 4.5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, Stainless Steel counterweight shaft, RS232-RJ9 cable.






Name iOptron - iEQ30 Pro German Equatorial Mount with Tri-Pier
Manufacturer iOptron
Model IOP-3000E-TP
Communication Ports RS232
Computer Control Yes (ASCOM)
Counterweights 10 lbs
Declination Worm Wheel Ø88 mm, 144 teeth
Declination Axis Ø30 mm, steel
GPS Build-in 32 Channel GPS
Latitude Adjustment 0º ~ 65º
Level Indicator Precision bubble
Mount 15 lbs
Payload Capacity 30 lbs
Periodic Error Correction Permanent PEC
Power Consumption 0.4A(Tracking) 0.6A(GOTO)
Power Requirements DC 12V (11~15V) 2A
Right Ascension Axis Ø40 mm, steel
Right Ascension Worm Wheel Ø110 mm, 180 teeth
Slew Speeds 9 speeds, 6°/sec max (1440X)
Tracking Rates Sidereal/Solar/Lunar/King/User
Tripod Tri-Pier


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