NEW Skywatcher EQ8 Premium-quality Heavy-duty mount
Thursday, 9 February 2012 | Admin
We have received details of a new Skywatcher EQ8 premium quality heavy-duty mount.
ETA early 2013.
- 50 Kg payload capacity.
- Stable pillar-tripod design allowing height adjustment between 0.75 and 1.0 m.
- High resolution stepper-motors directly drive the worm gears to minimise backlash.
- Patented dual-encoder technology for perfect harmony between manual handling and automated Synscan driven operation, never losing the position.
- Modern driver software with AUTOHOME, PPEC and hardware compatible with the established Synscan handset and the new starchart driven Synscan Tour.
Tripod Weight : 31 Kgs
EQ Head Weight : 28.5 Kgs
Counterweight : 10 Kgs