Skywatcher Dual-Axis Motor Drive for EQ5 Mount - enhanced Version with Autoguider Interface
dual axis motor drive with Skywatcher´s new enhanced hand controller is
essential in long-exposure astrophotography as well as a useful
accessory for visual astronomy. It precisely controls the telescopes
tracking speed to compensate for the earth´s rotation during long
exposures of celestial objects. The new enhanced handset has an ST4
interface for an Auto-Guider, such as Skywatcher´s Synguider. Features
selectable SOLAR, LUNAR and SIDEREAL tracking rates, plus additional
selectable adjustment rates of 0.5 x , 2 x and 16 x. Also the hand
controller has a convenient facility to invert the direction of the UP,
DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT handset keys, so you can have the same directions on
the handset as you see through your telescope. Designed for use in both
north and south hemispheres.
The DC motor drive runs on 4 "D"
cell batteries (not included). Motors for both R.A. and DEC axes, motor
cables, enhanced hand controller and battery pack are included.Delivery contents
- Hand Controller
- Motor Set
- Battery Box
The new, comfortable 2-axis controller for the Skywatcher N-EQ5 Mount with Autoguiding interface.