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iOptron SmartEQ w/William Optics Z71

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Product Description

The SmartEQ™ mount is the ultimate Grab N’ Go German equatorial GOTO mount fitting into almost everyone’s budget. It is ideal for visual observation and wide field astrophotography. The compact design and light weight make travelling with the mount easy.

SmartEQ™ is a fully computerized mount with a database of 59,000 objects. It offers the next generation GOTO technology from iOptron. The Go2NovaTM Hand Controller is intuitive with a large LCD screen, with which you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to navigate.

SmartEQ™ is universally compatible with any tubes using a Vixen-style dovetail connection, making it useful for beginners as well as hobbyists with multiple tubes.

The Optics

William Optics Z71

Lens Design

  • ED glass (Japanese imported Ohara glass) doublet air-spaced, in CNC machined ultra-high precision lens cell.
  • Each lens is Fully Multi-Coated with a special super-high transmission coating (STM Coating) on all surfaces.Low C.A.
  • Fully baffled to block all extraneous off-axis light rays and prevent glancing reflections, increasing overall contrast.
  • 71 mm clear aperture and F/5.9 focal ratio.
Aperture 71mm
Focal Ratio F/5.9
Focal Length 418 mm
Objective Type ED Doublet, Air Spaced,
Fully Multi-Coated, SMC coating.
Resolving Power 1.58"
Limiting Magnitude 11
Lens Shade Retractable
Focuser 50.8mm(2") Rack & Pinion Focuser
with 1:10 Dual Speed microfocuser
80 mm (3.2")Focuser Travel Length
360° Rotatable Design
1.25" Adapter Brass Compression Rings
L-type Mount

Integrated L Bracket (fits SmartEQ mount)

Field Stops Baffles
Tube Diameter 93 mm (3.66")
Tube Length 310 mm Fully Retracted
355 mm Fully Extended
Tube Weight 6 lbs. (2.7 kg)

 

The SmartEQ Mount Features:

  • Specialized Grab N’ Go mount ideal for visual observer and wide field astro-photographer
  • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount that is easy to travel with
  • Payload: 11 lb (5 kg) (excluding counterweight)
  • Mount weight: 6.2 lb (2.8 kg)
  • Dual-axis servomotor with optical encoder
  • Drive motor with 9-speed setting for precise tracking
  • Resolution: 0.5 arc second
  • Go2NovaTM 8408 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GoTo Technology
  • Over 59,000 celestial objects for easy surfing
  • Low power consumption (8 AA batteries for 16 hours consecutive tracking)
  • Vixen-type dovetail saddle
  • 2 lb. counterweight included
  • 3/8" threads to fit on camera mount
  • Standard 1.25 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod

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