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Building on the legacy of Sky-Watcher’s popular EQ8 mount, the EQ8-R introduces a variety of upgrades and enhancements that make observatory-class astrophotography easier than ever.


SKU: SKW-S30601
Manufactured by:
Sky-Watcher USA
 

Product Description

Sky-Watcher EQ8-R Mount with Pier Tripod

110-pound (50 kg) Payload

All-metal precision internal construction makes this mount strong and stable. The EQ8-R is a perfect fit for even the largest OTAs Sky-Watcher has to offer.

Belt-drive On Both Axes

Belt drives provide minimal backlash and significantly reduced periodic error, which mean smoother, more accurate tracking.

Integrated Cable Management System

Built-in USB 3.0, power, and serial ports eliminate cable drag and reduces the worry of cable snags

Building on the legacy of Sky-Watcher’s popular EQ8 mount, the EQ8-R introduces a variety of upgrades and enhancements that make observatory-class astrophotography easier than ever.

Whisper-quiet dual belt drives greatly reduce Periodic Error while providing enhanced tracking and guiding. The fully realized cable management system eliminates cable drag and makes remote set-ups ridiculously convenient.

Specifications

Name Sky-Watcher - EQ8-R Mount with Pier Tripod
Manufacturer Sky-Watcher USA
UPC 050234306010
Model SKW-S30601
Alignment Procedures One-, two- and three-star alignment
Database Complete Messier, NGC, IC and SAO catalogs, 25 user defined objects, total 42,900 objects
Dovetail Compatibility D-style Saddle
GPS Optional SynScan GPS sold seperately
Latitude Range 10° to 65°
Mount High-capacity motorized equatorial (EQ)
Payload Capacity 110 Ibs
Polar Axis Scope Sold seperately
Power Requirements DC11~16V, 3 amp
Slew Speeds 1000x, 800x, 600x, 400x, 200x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1x
Tripod Heavy-duty pier tripod

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