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Sky-Watcher EQ6-R GoTo SyncScan Equatorial MountSKU: SKWS30300Mfr. Part: S30300

Item Includes

Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Equatorial GoTo mount - 12 VDC Car/Vehicle Power Cord - SynScan Hand Controller - 2 x 11 lb Counterweights - Counterweight Bar - 2-Year Warranty


EQ6-R Pro GOTO Mount
Sky=Watcher's most reliable mount just got better

44-pound Payload
All-metal precision construction makes this mount strong and stable. The EQ6-R is an ideal fit for any of your favorite Sky-Watcher OTAs.


Slewing If you're tired of listening to mounts trying to impersonate coffee grinders, perhaps you should try this mount instead. Its quiet and smooth operation make for a uniquely enjoyable experience.

SynScan Computerized Hand Controller
With an internal database of over 42,000 astronomical objects, the SynScan controller provides hours of effortless navigation of the universe

Sky-Watcher SynScan mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike. These mounts provide extremely high precision tracking and have built in autoguider ports. Even the most demanding experts will be impressed by the capability of these mounts for astrophotography.

For novices the user-friendly menu allows automatic slewing to 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan hand control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan hand control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the EQ6-R Pro mounts.


Belt drives for accurate, whisper-quiet operation.Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).Heavy-duty latitiude adjustments.Snap port for programmable DSLR exposures.Auto Guider Interface for astrophotography.Guiding speed selectable from 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x or 1x.Object database containing complete Messier, NGC and IC catalogs.Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.Periodic Error Correction.PC compatibility.Upgradeable hand control via internet download.


Base typeMotorized equatorialTripodAdjustable height, steel tripod legs, accessory trayPower RequirementsPower Requirements Microstep driven 1.8 degree stepper motorsMotor DriveDC servoSlew Speeds1000x, 800x, 600x, 400x, 200x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1xTracking RatesSidereal, Lunar, SolarTracking ModesDual Axis TrackingAlignment ProceduresOne-, two- and three-star alignmentComputer Hand ControlComputer Hand Control SynScan hand controller, flash upgradeableDatabaseDatabase Complete Messier, NGC, IC and SAO catalogs, 25 user defined objects, total 42,900 objectsDovetail CompatibilityAccepts V- and D-styleMount weight77 pounds (fully loaded with two 11 pound counterweights)Payload capacity44 lbs  


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