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Sky-Watcher EQ6-Pro German Equatorial GOTO mount

Recommended Retail Price: R23,797.50

Sky-Watcher Pro mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike. These mounts provide extremely high precision tracking and have built in autoguider ports. 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 over 13,400 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 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 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.
• Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
• Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
• Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
• Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
• Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
• Periodic Error Correction.
• PC compatibility.
• Upgradeable hand control via internet download.

Tripod: Stainless Steel Legs
Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Length: 28.5cm
Mount Weight (without counterweight): 16Kgs
Mount Height: 41cm
Total weight: 23.5kgs (without counterweights)
Motor Type: Microstep driven 1.8 degree stepper motors
Motor Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9.024,000 steps/rev.)
Power Supply: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp (Tip positive)
Gear Ratio: 705
*13" Dovetail Bar
SynScan Hand Control

Mount TypeGerman Equatorial Go-To
Slow-motion ControlHand Control
Counterweight(s)2 x 5.1Kgs
Piggyback Bracketn/a
Accessory TrayYes
Ground Board Diametern/a
Ground Board Weight(s)n/a
Motor DriveBuilt-in
Go-toSynScan
Tube Dimension(dia. x length)n/a
Tripod Height85-147cm
Tripod Weight7.5kgs
Pedestal Diametern/a
Pier Diametern/a
Wheels Diametern/a
Shipping Weight
Shipping Carton Dimensions


  • Model: EQ6PRO
  • Shipping Weight: 20lbs
  • 0 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Sky-Watcher


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