iOptron - iEQ30 Pro with 2-inch Tripod and Hard Case

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Comes standard with: 2 x 5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor and RS232-RJ9 cable

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Comes standard with: 2 x 5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor and RS232-RJ9 cable

iOptron has made a few changes that we think you'll like. The iEQ30 Pro offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 2 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package.


  • 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
  • AccuAlign polar scope with dark-field illumination and Quick Polar Alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • 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
  • 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs (10.6 lbs)
  • Die cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray
  • Comes standard with: 4.5kg counterweight, AC adaptor, 12V DC car charger, Stainless Steel counterweight shaft, RS232-RJ9 cable
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#3080)
  • Optional PowerWeight rechargeable counterweight battery (#8128)
  • Optional StarFi WIFI adapter (#8434)



Name iOptron - iEQ30 Pro with 2-inch Tripod and Hard Case
Manufacturer iOptron
Model IOP-3002E-HC
Azimuth Adjustment ± 6º
Counterweights Φ20mm stainless steel
Declination Worm Wheel Φ88mm, 144 teeth aluminum
Declination Axis Φ30mm steel
Dovetail Compatibility VIXEN saddle
GPS Built-in 32-channel GPS
Firmware Upgrade Yes
Latitude Adjustment 0º ~ 65º
Level Indicator Precision bubble
Motors 1.8 º stepper motor, 128X microdivision
Mount German Equatorial Mount
Payload Capacity 30 lb (13.5kg), exclude counterweight
PC Computer Control Yes (ASCOM)
Periodic Error Correction Permanent PEC
Polar Axis Scope AccuAlign G2 with dark field illumination
Power Consumption 0.4A(Tracking),0.6A(GOTO)
Power Requirements 12V DC(10 ~ 14V), 2Amp
Resolution 0.14 arc seconds
Right Ascension Axis Φ40mm steel
Right Ascension Worm Wheel Φ110mm, 180 teeth aluminum
Serial Port Yes (RJ9 on both mount and hand controller)
Speed 1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(1440X)
Transmission Synchronous belt
Tripod 2” Stainless Steel


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