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iOptron AZ Mount Pro GoTo Alt-Az Mount with Tri-Pier

iOptron brings together their unique compact "Level and Go" mount with the portable yet incredibly stable support system to create the AZ Mount Pro GoTo Alt-Az Mount with Tri-Pier. This combination of mount and support system is an ideal solution for users with mid-sized OTAs that require solid and reliable platforms for observing small or dim objects, or longer-exposure astrophotography.

  • AZ Mount Pro GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Head Only)


    iOptron's AZ Mount Pro Head combines multiple technologies to produce a mount that requires minimal input from the user while providing full GoTo capabilities. This technology is referred to as "Level and Go" by iOptron because that's about all you need to do. Using its built-in level indicator, you simply level the mount and turn on the power. Utilizing the on-board 32-channel GPS receiver and built-in position and angular detection sensors, the mount calculates its global position as well as the telescope orientation then automatically slews to an easily identifiable bright object in the night sky. All you need to do is confirm a bright object is in the center of the view, to activate tracking and GoTo functionality.


    Included with the mount is the Go2Nova 8407 computer controller. This handheld unit features a 212,000 object database with 60 user-defined customizable objects for your favorite celestial bodies. The easy-to-use menu-driven system displays on a 8-line 21-character back-lit screen. This fully GoTo-capable unit has automatic tracking for fast moving near-space objects such as the Moon and planets, and slower moving deep-sky objects like nebulae and galaxies. For set-up or manual use it has nine slew speeds starting at 1x and topping out at 10°/sec. The Go2Nova controller is powered by the mount to make use easier and simple while reducing the unit's weight. For increased functionality, the mount is also equipped with a Wi-Fi module for wireless connectivity to smartphones, tablets, and computers.


    • Motorized alt-az mount
    • Dual mount capabilityCompact design: Stands just 10" (25.4 cm) tall
      • 33-pound primary
      • 10-pound secondary
    • Die-cast aluminum chassis
    • Dual Losmandy/Vixen-style 6" dovetail saddle to mount compatible OTAs
    • Position and angular detection, with level indicator
    • 32-channel GPS module for accurate day/time/location information without user input
    • Retractable counter weight shaft
    • Built-in Wi-Fi for direct connection to smartphones, tablets, and computers running iOptron Commander software or Sky Safari app
    • Runs on built-in lithium-ion battery with a 10-hour runtime at 68°F
    Motors and Gears
    • 128X microstep stepper motor
    • Aluminum worm wheel
    • Brass worm gear
    • Synchronous belt transmission
    • Zero backlash driver system eliminates gear-play
    • Resolution: 0.1 arcsecond
    Go2Nova 8407 Controller
    • Easy-to-navigate menu-driven interface
    • Automatic GoTo and tracking
    • Alignment:Slew speeds: 1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x, 256x, 512x, MAX (10°/sec, 2400x)
      • Auto-alignment process requires no user input or assistance other than leveling tripod/mount
      • One Star
      • Two Star
      • Three Star
      • Solar System
    • Tracking rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, King's, and User-Defined Speed
    • Large 8-line, 21-character LCD screen with backlit LED buttons
    • Firmware updates via the Internet
    • Supports compatible electric focusers
    • Works in northern and southern hemispheres
    • Built-in heater
    Go2Nova Database
    • 212,000+ objects
    • Solar System catalog:
      • Sun, Moon, planets
    • Deep Sky Objects:
      • Named Objects: 60 popular deep sky objects with their common names
      • Messier Catalog: All 110 Messier objects
      • NGC Catalog: 7,840 objects
      • IC Catalog: 5,386 objects
      • PGC Catalog: 73,197 objects
      • Caldwell Catalog: 109 objects
      • Abell Catalog: 4,076 objects
      • Herschel Catalog: 400 objects
    • Stars:15 comets
      • Named Stars: 195 stars with their common names
      • Binary Stars: 210 binary stars
      • Hipparcos Catalog: 120,404 records
    • 116 asteroids
    • 88 modern constellations with their common names
    • Up to 60 user-defined objects
  • Tri-Pier for GoTo Mounts (White/Black)


    iOptron combined the strength and stability of a pier, with the portability and leveling flexibility of a tripod to produce their Tri-Pier; offered here with white legs and a black center column. Designed to provide a rock-solid platform for their GoTo mounts, the pier and leg tops are made of lightweight and durable aluminum, with stainless steel leg extensions. Its feet have built-in vibration-suspension pads for increased stability and visual clarity. It has a payload capacity of 220 pounds to handle even the largest OTAs and accessories, with an adjustable height from 31.5 to 42.5" and an uneven ground range of 3.35" (8.5cm). It folds up into a relatively compact 26 x 12.8" package, and the legs store inside the pier.


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