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Sky-Watcher EQ8-Rh GoTo Equatorial Pro Mount Head Only with Counterweights

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Sky-Watcher EQ8-Rh GoTo Equatorial Pro Mount Head Only with Counterweights

What’s in the box:
  • Sky-Watcher EQ8-Rh GoTo equatorial head
  • SynScan GoTo telescope mount with 42
  • 900+ object database
  • Built-in cable management system
  • D-style dovetail saddle
  • SynScan V5 hand controller
  • 2 x 22 lb Counterweights
  • DC power cord
  • On-axis Renishaw 11.8-million tick encoder on RA axis
  • 2-Year Warranty

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2 - 5$6,390.00

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6 - 50$5,680.00

Description

About Sky-Watcher EQ6-8Rh Pro Mount Head

Building on the legacy of Sky-Watcher’s popular EQ8 mount, the EQ8-R and EQ8-Rh introduce a variety of upgrades and enhancements that make observatory-class astrophotography easier than ever.

Whisper-quiet dual belt drives greatly reduce Periodic Error while providing enhanced tracking and guiding. The fully realized cable management system eliminates cable drag and makes remote set-ups ridiculously convenient.

Sky-Watcher EQ6-8Rh Pro Mount Head Features

  • The EQ8-Rh model features an on-axis Renishaw 11.8 million tick incremental encoder on the RA axis, virtually eliminating Periodic Error during tracking and allowing for extremely precise guiding for even the most demanding astrophotographers.
  • 110-pound (50 kg) Payload
    All-metal precision internal construction makes this mount strong and stable. The EQ8-R is a perfect fit for even the largest OTAs Sky-Watcher has to offer.
  • Belt-drive On Both Axes
    Belt drives provide minimal backlash and significantly reduced periodic error, which mean smoother, more accurate tracking
  • Integrated Cable Management System
    Built-in USB 3.0, power, and serial ports eliminate cable drag and reduces the worry of cable snags
  • The EQ8-R has an optional polar scope available, making polar alignment quick and easy
  • Cable management features four USB 3.0 ports, three 2.1mm power ports and three serial ports

Sky-Watcher EQ6-8Rh Pro Mount Head Specifications

Mount type
High-capacity motorized equatoria
Tripod
None
Power Requirements
DC11-16V, 3 amp
Motor Drive
0.9 degree hybrid stepper motor
Slew Speeds
1000x, 800x, 600x, 400x, 200x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1x
Tracking Modes
Equatorial
Hand Control
SynScan hand controller, flash upgradeable, or PC direct
Alignment Procedures
One-, two- and three-star alignment
Database
Complete Messier, NGC, IC and SAO catalogs, 25 user defined objects, total 42,900 objects
Dovetail Compatibility
Accepts D-style
Latitude range
10 Degree to 65 Degree
Mount weight
56.8 pounds
Tripod Weight
None
Payload capacity
110 lbs

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