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Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
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Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro Mount $2,134.00 

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Product Summary

  • Payload capacity of 5.6 Kg
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute
  • Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 32 micro steps driven
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
  • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • PC compatibility
  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download
  • 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia

The HEQ5 Pro Mount is the smaller vcersion of the EQ6 Prs but it has a more convenient system in a compact and lightweight package. It boasts with loads of features such as positioning accuracy up to 1 arc minute and slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).  The Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 32 micro steps driven is capable to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies with just a touch of a button or by the guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. HEQ5 Pro Mount has an object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues where you can study your favourite nebular entity in just a snap. This telescope is PC compatible and has an upgradeable hand control via internet download. The compact body of this telescope is capable of supporting a heavy payload capacity of 13.7kg

Product Features in Detail

Extremely high precision tracking
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 autoguider ports.

Heavy-duty HEQ5 Pro mount
This heavy-duty HEQ5 Pro mount is a smaller version of the sturdy EQ6 Pro mount. It is specially designed for observers who need the steadiness of the EQ6 Pro mount, but find the EQ6 Pro mount too physically demanding.

User-friendly menu
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.

SynScan Hand Control
The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a RS-232 cable. 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 HEQ5 PRO Mounts, They also come with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate. 

Included in the Box

     Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
     5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia

Warranty Information

     This Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro Mount 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 German Equatorial Mount
Counter Weight 2 x 5.1Kgs
Accessory Tray Large wall-to-wall
Motor Drive 1.8 degree stepper motors
GoTo SynScan Hand Control
Tripod Height 97-121cm
Tripod Weight 5.6 kg, 1.75" steel tripod
Shipping Weight 18+12 kg
Shipping Carton Dimensions 127x24x25 cm3; 44x44x19 cm3
Payload Capacity 13.7 kg
Slewing Speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
Guiding Speed from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X



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