Celestron CGX-L Equatorial Mount & Tripod

£3,479.00

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Available - Delivery 2-4 working days.

Model:  cel_cgx-l_mount_91531
Part Number:  91531
Brand:  Celestron

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INCLUDED IN THE BOX

  • CGX-L Equatorial Head
  • CGX-L Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • 1x 10kg / 22 lbs Counterweight
  • NexStar+ Hand Control
  • DC Power Cable (Cigar Plug)

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The new Celestron CGX-L mount is essentially a more heavy-duty version of the recently released CGX with larger 144 mm diameter worm wheels, an impressive 34 kg load capacity, additional conveniently placed Aux accessory ports, longer dovetail saddle for greater rigidity, large 70 mm diameter stainless steel tripod legs and a more hefty 31.5 mm stainless steel counterweight shaft. 

Features include: 

  • 34 kg / 75 lb load capacity! 
  • Carry handles help you move the 23.9 kg / 52.6 lb head.
  • Useful accessory ports built into the dovetail saddle.
  • Two auxiliary ports and an autoguider port.
  • Internal cabling for ease and convenience.
  • Longer dovetail saddle for maximum stability.
  • Dual-saddle accepts both Vixen/AVX and Losmandy/Celestron D Style dovetails.
  • Built-in home and limit sensors.
  • Built-in mechanical hard stops prevent damage should you forget to lock the mount.
 

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CGX-L MOUNT FEATURES

  • All-new design, based on the CGX, with even more rigidity and quicker dampening time.
  • Increased load capacity to 34 kg / 75 lbs.
  • 144 mm worm wheels in both Right Ascension and Declination.
  • High torque motors and belt-driven spring-loaded gears provide optimum gear mesh for smooth tracking and minimum backlash, even under heavy load.
  • Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input and accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags
  • Internal hard stops for both axes prevents cable tension and tripod strike
  • Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation
  • Home sensors allow the mount to always start in the index position regardless of orientation before a power reset
  • Limit sensors automatically shut off slewing or tracking before reaching the hard stop fail safe
  • Brand new control software developed in conjunction with PlaneWave Instruments for professional level control operation and imaging
  • Software includes multi-point mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy and many more additional features for remote astroimaging
  • Wider tripod stance for improved stability
  • Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3º-65º latitude range
  • Dual-fit CG-5/Vixen and CGE/Losmandy dovetail saddle

IMPROVED TRIPOD FEATURES

  • 2.75" steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling
  • "Jack of all trays" can hold three 1.25" eyepieces, two 2" eyepieces, your smartphone, or other accessories
  • Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport

CGX MOUNT ERGONOMICS

  • All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs
  • Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system
  • All-new ergonomic latitude adjuster for smooth and easy adjustment under full loads
  • Optional add-on polar axis finderscope - coming soon

CGX MOUNT ELECTRONICS

  • All-new NexStar+ hand control with USB port
  • Two AUX accessory ports to support wireless/WiFi alignment and operation with StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module accessories (sold separately)
  • USB 2.0 port, used to connect directly to PC with included software
  • Autoguider port
  • PPEC ready
  • Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector
  • Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved)

Product Specifications

Mount German Equatorial
Instrument load capacity 75lbs
Tripod height adjustment range 35.75” to 52.75”
Tripod leg diameter 2.75"
Latitude adjustment range 3º-65º
Tripod Weight 46.2 lb
EQ Head Weight 52.6 lb
Max Slew Speed 4º/second (3º/second is default)
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Number of Auxiliary ports (for hand control and accessories) 4
Autoguide port Yes
USB Port Yes
Software New telescope control PC software

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