Bought as a gift for my husband - was unpacked and put together and remained unused in the corner of his office ever since!!!! Very heavy piece of kit - spent alot of time researching and it gets excellent reviews from people who have bought it.
Sky-Watcher SynScan mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike. These mounts provide extremely high precision tracking and have built in. Even the most demanding experts will be impressed by the capability of these mounts for astrophotography. For novice users the user-friendly menu allows automatic slewing to 42900+ objects.Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the EQ6 PRO Mounts, They also come with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate. Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute.
Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogs. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm. Counterweight Shaft Length: 28.5cm. Mount Weight (without counterweight): 16Kgs. Total weight: 23.5kgs (without counterweights). Motor Resolution: 0.144 arcsec or 9.024,000 steps/rev.
Power Supply: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp (Tip positive). The item "Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO SkyScan GOTO Extra Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount and Tripod" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2019.This item is in the category "Cameras & Photography\Telescopes & Binoculars\Telescope Parts & Accessories\Mounts". The seller is "lindaex" and is located in Minehead. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.