Lynx Astro Premium Handset Cable for Sky-Watcher (see description for models)
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Lynx Astro Premium Handset Cable for Sky-Watcher (see description for models)

£29.00
  (5 Reviews)
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About this product

Model:  lynxastro_sw_hs_rj45-rj45

Lynx Astro Premium Handset Cable for Sky-Watcher EQ5 PRO, HEQ5 PRO & Syntrek, AZ EQ5-GT, EQ6-R PRO, AZ EQ6-GT and EQ8 Mounts.

Round profile PUR sheathed so more flexible and less prone to twisting or snagging. 

Longer and more 'springy' than standard cables so less likely to pull the handset out of your hand!  

The cable length is rated at 1m to over 7m when fully extended but we think 2-3m is a sensible maximum. Significantly more than standard handset cables! 

Customer reviews

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Handset cable
Friday, 23 November 2018  | 

Excellent cable does exactly what it's supposed to do. Makes it much easier to view the screen whilst star aligning, while not pulling the handset or disturbing the mount


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Not very reliable
Tuesday, 7 August 2018  | 

Nice Solid heavy cable. Maybe to heavy? Have had this cable plugged into my AZ-EQ6_GT since May this year. If I take the weight of the cable on the mount end ie place one of the coils over the power lead, it will work sometimes, otherwise nothing but error messages "Both Axis No Response" or "No Link To Mount" or Dec/Alt No Response". 3 other normal cables + Cat 6 cable all work 100%


Response:

We are sorry to hear of the issues Peter was having with these cables. We sent another cable with the same fault but have since tested both cables ourselves and they work flawlessly so we are not sure if there is an issue with the plug on this particular mount or some other issue we can not replicate.


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Lynx Astro Cable for HEQ5 Pro
Monday, 19 March 2018  | 

Excellent product, excellent service.
Exceptional quality cable, well worth the price.


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Surprisingly Useful
Monday, 26 February 2018  | 

Has a quality feel about it and has a protective cover surrounding the plastic clip. The real benefit is the extra length of cable. This makes life so much easier and hassle free around the mount when in operation. It used to be a regular occurrence to either jolt the scope or have the cable snag around the counterweight shaft.... all in the dark and at the most awkward of bodily angles to fix. This sorts that problem out.


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Excellent replacement
Thursday, 22 February 2018  | 

I found the extra length and solid connections made this an excellent improvement.

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