CGX Equatorial Mount And Tripod

249,000.00 excl. 18% GST

  • Increased load capacity to 55 lbs.
  • Heavy Duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation under heavy loads
  • Spring-loaded brass worm wheel And stainless steel worm gear reduce friction And provide optimum gear mesh
  • Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input And accessory ports remain stationary while the Mount slews to avoid snags
  • Control software developed in conjunction with PlaneWave Instruments for professional level control operation And imaging
  • Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the Tripod And fully utilize the increased 3°-65° latitude range
  • 2″ steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling
  • Two hAndles for easy pickup And transport
  • All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs
  • All-new ergonomic latitude adjuster for smooth And easy adjustment under full loads

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Mount INFO:
Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity 55 lbs (25 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes Mount And Tripod) 1200.15mm – 1968.5mm (47.25″ – 77.5″)
Tripod Leg Diameter 50.8mm (2″) Steel Tripod with graduated markings on lower section
Latitude adjustment range 3° – 65°
Mount Head Weight 44 lbs (20 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 19.2 lbs (8.7 kg)
Weight of Counterweights 2 x 11 lbs
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 4°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar And Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North & EQ South
GPS N/A
Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (CG-5 And CGE saddle)
Number of Auxiliary ports 2 Aux ports (HAnd Control can use either Aux port)
Autoguide port Yes
USB Port Yes, input for Mount And HAnd Control
Power Requirements Yes, input for Mount And HAnd Control
Motor Drive DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
Periodic Error Correction Yes
Computerized HAnd Control 2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software CPWI Telescope Control Software, Celestron Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight 85.2 (38.6 kg)
Included Items CGX Equatorial Head | CGX Tripod | Accessory Tray | 2 x 11 lbs counterweights | NexStar+ HAnd Control | 8mm Allen Wrench | 12V DC Power Cable | HAnd Control Holster

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