USED - Ioptron iEQ30 + 2 counterweight batteries
USED - Ioptron iEQ30 + 2 counterweight batteries
USED - Ioptron iEQ30 + 2 counterweight batteries


USED - Ioptron iEQ30 + 2 counterweight batteries

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$ 1,135.00
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$ 799.00
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This mount is in excellent condition, with all original accessories and most original packaging. It includes a 1.5" tripod, hand controller, and 2 8AH counterweight batteries.



  • 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
  • Optional 2 inch tripod, 42-inch (#8033), 48-inch (#8030) or Tri-Pier (#8034 or #8034-RC)
  • Optional foam-fitted sturdy hard case for storage and travel available (#3080)
  • Optional PowerWeightTM rechargeable counterweight battery (#8128)
  • Optional StarFi WIFI adapter (#8434)


iOptron’s PowerWeightTM rechargeable counterweight battery pack is designed for using with various iOptron mounts. It can be fitted onto a mount which has a counterweight (CW) shaft with a diameter of 20mm or 28mm. Use this battery pack in place of your traditional CW, or as an additional CW, and avoid long extension cords.

Supported Mount:

  • CEM60
  • iEQ45 Pro/iEQ45
  • iEQ30 Pro/iEQ30
  • CEM25
  • ZEQ25
  • AZ Mount Pro
  • MiniTower Pro
  • MiniTower II
  • MiniTower
  • SmartStar® -PR
  • Other mount has a 20mm/28mm diameter CW shaft
  • Any other mount with a CW shaft smaller than 28mm in diameter, with a DYI adapter sleeve and a proper locking screw (M8 thread)

Use this battery pack in place of your traditional counterweight (CW), and avoid long extension cords. Inside the counterweight are 6 heavy duty spiral wound valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery cells. The 8 amp-hour power pack provides power for operation of your telescope gear out in the field.

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