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CGX-L Equatorial Mount And Tripod

394,139.00 excl. 18% GST

  • Increased 75 lb load capacity. Exceptional load capacity to weight ratio
  • Additional Aux accessory ports And autoguider port on the Dec axis for better cable management
  • Larger 144 mm diameter worm wheels to better And more accurately drive heavier loads
  • Longer 270 mm dovetail saddle to better support larger Optical Tubes
  • Massive 70 mm stainless steel Tripod legs with a wider stance for improved stability under heavy loads
  • New accessory tray holds three 1.25” And two 2” eyepieces with an upright stAnd for your smartphone or tablet
  • Heavy duty, 31.5 mm stainless steel counterweight shaft to support additional counterweights
  • 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 lower accessory ports remain stationary while the Mount slews to avoid snags
  • Includes Celestron’s new PWI telescope control software, co-developed by PlaneWave Instruments. Software features multi-point Mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy
  • Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the Tripod And fully utilize the increased 3°-65° latitude range
  • Integrated hAndles for easy transport And portability
  • All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs

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Mount INFO:
Mount Type Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity 75 lbs (34 kg)
Height adjustment range (includes Mount And Tripod) 908.05mm – 1339.85mm (35.75″ – 52.75″)
Tripod Leg Diameter 69.85mm (2.75″) Steel Tripod with graduated markings on lower section
Latitude adjustment range 3° – 65°
Mount Head Weight 52.6 lbs (23.8 kg)
Accessory Tray Yes
Tripod Weight 46.2 lbs (21 kg)
Weight of Counterweights 1 x 22 lbs
Slew Speeds 9 slew speeds – max speed 3°/second
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar And Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North & EQ South
Dovetail Compatibility Dual saddle plates (CG-5 And CGE saddle)
Number of Auxiliary ports 4 Aux ports (HAnd Control can use any Aux port, 2 are located near the dovetail saddle for optional accessories)
Autoguide port Yes, 2 ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle)
USB Port Yes, input for Mount And HAnd Control
Power Requirements 12V DC, 3 amps
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 120.8 lbs (54.8 kg)
Included Items CGX-L Equatorial Head | CGX-L Tripod | Accessory Tray | 1 x 22 lbs counterweight | NexStar+ HAnd Control | DC Power Cable (item# 18769) | 8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry hAndle)


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