iOptron HEM27 Hybrid Harmonic Drive Equatorial GoTo Mount with iPolar
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iOptron HEM27 Hybrid Harmonic Drive Equatorial GoTo Mount with iPolar

£1,949.00✓ 2 year warranty

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iOptron HEM27 Hybrid Harmonic Drive Equatorial GoTo Mount with iPolar

£1949.00 £1754.00

About this product

Model:  iop_hem27_ipolar
Part Number:  H272A

Incoming - New Hybrid Harmonic Drive Mount from iOptron

Introducing the HEM27 and the HEM27EC, iOptron’s revolutionary hybrid harmonic drive mounts. These light weight, high payload tiny titans will deliver an astronomy experience like never before. Imagine a mount head weighing in at 3.7kg / 8.15lbs with a payload capability 13.5kg / 29.74lbs, without needing a cumbersome counterweight or shaft. Applying iOptron’s multi decade experience creating precision mounts, the HEM27 brings this vision to reality.

Utilising state of the art harmonic drive technology for the RA movement in tandem with backlash-free DEC worm/belt drive design, the HEM27s deliver unparalleled weight to payload efficiency. Its black anodised all metal CNC machined body is not only appealing to the eye, it’s a rugged platform that will perform at the highest level for many years to come. Unique features such as an electronic friction break and power down memory allow the mount safely stop and resume a GoTo slew or continue tracking even after an abrupt power loss (No need to realign and start from the beginning).

The HEM27EC features a high precision RA axis encoder that delivers incredible tracking accuracy, enough that many will choose to image “sans” guiding.

FEATURES

  • Advanced harmonic drive technology
  • Payload capacity of 13.5 kg (29.7 lbs) with the mount weight of 3.7 kg (8.15 lbs)
  • CNC machined and cast metal body
  • Unique friction brake to safely stop movement during a planned or unplanned power interruption
  • 360 second gear period
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
  • Go2Nova® hand controller with ~212,000 object database
  • iPolar electronic polar scope for easy and accurate polar alignment
  • Cable management system, no hanging exterior cables to moving parts
  • Dual saddle (vixen and losmandy-D styles)
  • Built in zero position search and locator
  • Power down position and location memory
  • Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port
  • Built-in Wi-Fi (via hand controller)
  • USB port for firmware upgrade and computer control
  • Soft carrying case
  • Two year warranty

Go2Nova Hand Controller 8409

  • 212,000 object database & star identification
  • Large LCD screen with 4 lines and 21-character with backlit LED buttons
  • User friendly interface
  • 9-speed setting for motor slew speed
  • Serial port for firmware upgrade and mount computer control

What's in the box

  • Telescope mount
  • Hand controller (HC) – Go2Nova® 8409 
  • Controller cable
  • AC adapter – 100‐240V 
  • Soft carry case

Specifications

Mount Hybrid Equatorial Mount
RA Gear system StrainWave 17 (RA)/worm gear (DEC)
DEC Gear system Backlash-free worm/belt system
RA reduction ratio 120
Payload w/o CW * 29.14 lbs (13.5kg)
Mount weight 7.49lbs (3.4kg) w/o dovetail saddle, 8.15 ls (3.7kg) with dovetail saddle
Payload/Mount weight 3.65
Period 360 second
Drive motor Stepper motor
Structure Material All metal, CNC machined
Exterior finish Anodised black
Polar Scope iPolar electronic polar scope
PEC Yes, Permanent PEC
Latitude adjustment range 15º ~ 65º
Azimuth adjustment range ± 5º
Polar Scope No
Level indicator Level bubble
Control system GOTONOVA/Commander
Hand Controller Go2Nova® 8409 with ~212,000 objects database
Tracking Automatic
Maximum slew speed 6º/sec
Power consumption 0.5A(Tracking), 1A(GOTO)
Power Requirement 12V DC, 5A
AC adapter 100V ~ 240V (included, indoor use only)
Power off brake Electronic friction brake
Power-down memory Yes
Wi-Fi Built-in
Communication port Yes (Wi-Fi and USB)
Autoguide port Yes (ST-4 compatible)
Firmware upgrade Yes
Tripod Optional
Operation temperature -20ºC ~ 50ºC (hand controller -10ºC ~ 40ºC)
Warranty Two year limited

* 200mm, with payload center of gravity to the RA rotation axis. Or an OTA size of ~220mm.

Downloads / Manuals

Manual:

Quick Start Guide
Instruction Manual
iPolar Operation Manual

Firmware and Software:
Download Latest Firmware
iPolar Software

iOptron Telescope ASCOM Driver:
Install ASCOM Driver and Commander

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