The H-EQ5 Pro SynScan is a portable and powerful GoTo mount for advanced observation with automatic object positioning and for astrophotography through medium-sized telescopes.
For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GO-TO system, the HEQ5 PRO SynScan is the answer. It is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park.
The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.
|Design:||German equatorial mount|
|Payload:||approx. 10 kg photographic, approx. 14 kg visual|
|Database:||Over 42900 objects|
|Catalogs:||Messier, NGC, C, SAO, Caldwell, double stars, variable, star names, planets, user defined|
|Correction speeds:||0.25x 0.50x 0.75x 1x for astrophotography|
|Tracking speeds:||Sidereal, solar, lunar|
|Adjustment speeds:||4x, 8x, 32x, 64x and 800x (3.4° per second)|
|Positioning speed max.:||3.4° per second|
|Calibration:||One-star, two-star and three-star calibration|
|Motors:||Stepper motors, resolution 0.144″|
|Autoguider connection:||ST-4 compatible|
|Power supply port:||11 – 15 V DC, 2 A, coaxial power connector, tip positive|
|Position accuracy:||approx. 60 arc seconds|
|Diameter counterweight rod:||18 mm (length 215 mm, retractable)|
|Bubble level for levelling:||Yes|
|Setting circles for positioning via celestial coordinates:||Yes, made of metal|
|Polar finder scope:||Yes|
|Tripod:||Tripod with stainless steel legs|
|Tripod height:||97 cm to 121 cm, continuously adjustable|
|Weight of mount head:||10 kg|
|Weight tripod:||5.6 kg|
|Mount weight complete:||approx. 30 kg (with counterweights)|
|Telescope connection:||via GP style saddle plate|
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