HEQ5 Pro montering
Sky-Watcher Pro mounts have been designed
for use by novices and experts alike. These
mounts provide extremely high precision
tracking and have built in autoguider ports.
This heavy-duty HEQ5 Pro mount is a smaller
version of the sturdy EQ6 Pro mount. It is
specially designed for observers who need
the steadiness of the EQ6 Pro mount, but
find the EQ6 Pro mount too physically
users the user-friendly menu allows
automatic slewing to over 13,400 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 HEQ5 PRO Mounts, They also come
with features that advanced astronomers can
Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute.
Accuracy enhanced by software collimation
error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
• Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64
micro steps driven.
• Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
• Auto Guider Interface for
• Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X,
0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
• Object database containing complete
Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
• Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure
• Periodic Error Correction.
• PC compatibility.
• Upgradeable hand control via internet
Mounting Method: Tube Rings
Tripod: Stainless Steel Legs
Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Length: 21.5cm
Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless
Mount Weight (without counterweight): 10Kgs
Mount Height: 35cm
Total weight: 15kgs (without counterweights)
Motor Type: Microstep driven 1.8 degree
Motor Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or
Power Supply: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp (Tip
Gear Ratio: 705
*8" Dovetail Bar
SynScan Hand Control
See Specifications on the right for more