iEQ30 PRO Mount with Optional Accessories (3000E)
iEQ30 PRO Mount with Optional Accessories (3000E)
iEQ30 PRO Mount with Optional Accessories (3000E)
iEQ30 PRO Mount with Optional Accessories (3000E)

iOptron

iEQ30 PRO Mount with Optional Accessories (3000E)

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$ 1,198.00
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$ 1,198.00
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Description 

Introducing the NEW iEQ30 Pro!--- the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts.

We've 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 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package.

      Features

      • 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
      • AccuAlignTM 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
      • 1.5 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
      • Option between 1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg) or 2" heavy duty stainless steel tripod with die-cast metal tripod spreader/tray.
      • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#3080)
      • Optional PowerWeightTM rechargeable counterweight battery (#8128) - Sold Separately 
      • Optional StarFi WIFI adapter (#8434) - Sold Separately 

      Specifications

      Mount

      German Equatorial Mount

      Payload

      30 lb (13.5kg), exclude counterweight

      Mount weight

      15 lb (6.8kg)

      Payload/Mount weight

      2.0

      Right Ascension worm wheel

      Φ110mm, 180 teeth aluminum

      Declination worm wheel

      Φ88mm, 144 teeth aluminum

      Right Ascension axis shaft

      Φ40mm steel

      Declination axis shaft

      Φ30mm steel

      Right Ascension bearing

      Φ68mm ball bearing

      Declination bearing

      Φ55mm ball bearing

      R.A. and DEC worm

      Φ15.2mm brass

      Motor drive

      1.8 º stepper motor, 128X microdivision

      Resolution

      0.14 arc seconds

      Transmission

      Synchronous belt

      Latitude adjustment range

      0º ~ 65º

      Azimuth adjustment range

      ± 6º

      GPS

      Built-in 32-channel GPS

      Polar Scope

      AccuAlignTM G2 with dark field illumination

      Level indicator

      Precision bubble

      Hand Controller

      Go2Nova® 8407+with 358,000 objects database

      PEC

      Permanent PEC

      Tracking

      Automatic

      Speed

      1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(1440X)

      Counterweight bar

      Φ20mm stainless steel

      Counterweight

      10 lb (4.5kg) (included)

      Tripod

      Option between 1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg) or 2" heavy duty stainless steel tripod with die-cast metal tripod spreader/tray.

      Dovetail

      VIXEN saddle

      Power consumption

      0.4A(Tracking),0.6A(GOTO)

      Power requirement

      12V DC(10 ~ 14V), 1.5Amp

      AC adapter

      100V ~ 240V (included)

      Serial port

      Yes (RJ9 on both mount and hand controller)

      Autoguide port

      Yes

      Firmware upgrade

      Yes

      PC computer control

      Yes (ASCOM)

      Operation temperature

      -20ºC ~ 40ºC

       

      Manual:
      Quick Start Guide (3/31/2015)
      Instruction Manual

      Firmware:
      Download Latest Firmware

      iOptron Telescope ASCOM Driver:
      Install ASCOM Driver and Commander

      Personal Upgrade Path

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