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Sky-Watcher AZEQ6 GT Tripod
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Sky-Watcher AZEQ6 GT Tripod $3,149.00 

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Product Summary

  • Payload capacity of 20 kg (counterweight excluded)
  • Equatorial and Alt-Az mode
  • Mount weight (without tripod) 15kg
  • Fully automatic and manual (dual encoders Freedom FindTM)
  • High precision polar alignment 
  • Smooth slewing
  • Autoguider port
  • USB interface
  • Dual camera shutter control port
  • Precision worm gearing combined with smooth belt transmission
  • 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia

The Sky-Watcher AZEQ6 GT Tripod is an ultimate mount with finest stability and pointing precision for a wide range of heavy professional photo and video equipment and can be used as both an EQ mount, or in AZ mode. It features hybrid stepper motor drives on both axes for smooth slewing at up to 4.2o. It is capable of interchanging tripod modes from Equatorial and Alt-Az and holding a payload capacity of 20 kg (counterweight excluded). The Mount weight (without tripod) is at 15kg. Its mount has dual camera shutter control ports: the ST-4 style autoguider port input for astrophotography, and a DSLR shutter control port. The tripod mount also features fully automatic and manual (dual encoders Freedom FindTM) which offers the tripod to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information.and precision worm gearing combined with smooth belt transmission.

Product Features in Detail

Optimal stability and pointing accuracy
The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 SynScan gives optimal stability and pointing accuracy for a wide variety of heavy professional photo and video equipments. It is a hybrid mount with alt-azimuth capability for general use, and equatorial capability for astrophotography use. Supplied with a SynScan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track 42,900+ celestrial objects from its database. 

Efficient transportable mount
AZ-EQ6 SynScan is capable of carrying heavy-duty photographic equipments for professional shooting and video recording. It is a very efficient transportable mount weighing only 15 kg, for a load capacity of 20 kg (counterweight excluded).  

Freedom Find™ - tracking made easy!
With the patented Freedom Find (dual-encoder) technology which allows the telescope to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information. After moving to a new object the telescope will automatically begin to track the new object accurately. No re-setup is required in one observing session.

Special Applications of EQ6 and AZEQ6 Pro mounts
Our equatorial or alt-azimuth GOTO mounts are not just for telescopes; some of our customers also use EQ6 or AZEQ6 Pro mount to work as a 2-axis precise positioning or rotation test platform with its heavier payload capacity and to be controlled by a computer to simulate in variety testing or measurement conditions, such as the applications of device test platform for Measurement While Drilling (MWD) in oilfield drilling industry etc. 

Included in the Box

     Sky-Watcher AZEQ6 GT Tripod
     5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia

Warranty Information

     This Sky-Watcher AZEQ6 GT Tripod comes with 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.


Tech Specs

Mount Type EQ/Alt-AZ Dual Mode
Counter Weight 2x 5 kg
Accessory Tray Large wall to wall
Motor Drive 1.8° Hybrid Stepper Motor
GoTo SynScan Hand Control
Tripod Height 127 cm ( 50")
Tripod Weight 7.5 kg, 2" steel tripod
Shipping Weight 21kg + 20 kg
Shipping Carton Dimensions 118x28x29cm3; 53x52x32 cm3
Power Supply DC11~16V 4A
Payload Capacity 20 kg (counterweight excluded)
Tracking Modes Alt-azimuth / Equatorial mode
Tracking Rates Sidereal / Solar / Lunar rate
Slewing Speedup to 4.2°/sec (800x)
Guiding Speed from 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x, 1x



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