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Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 GoTo Mount

  • German Equatorial/Alt-Az/dual-OTA mode.
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC).
  • Belt drive – Super smooth PE curve. Low backlash, silent slewing.
  • +/- 5 arc seconds native periodic error.
  • Dual shutter release control for batch exposures of astrophotography.
  • Motor controller with high torque and accuracy.
  • Includes two V-style saddles for mounting dual OTAs
  • Secure-fit power supply connections.
  • Polar alignment with optional polarscope.
  • Dual Encoders
  • Counterweight extension bar included.
  • Retractable counterweight bar.


Mount Type:  Alt-AZ/EQ

GoTo:  Yes

Object Database:  42900+

Payload Capacity (lbs):  30lbs.

Polar Alignment Assist:  Yes

Auto Guide:  Yes

Permanent Periodic Correction:  Yes

Pointing Accuracy (RMS):  5 arc minutes

DSLR Interface:  Yes (Dual)

Motor Type:  Stepper

Drive System:  Belt

Dual Encoders:  Yes

Polar Scope:  Optional

Clutch:  Slip

Mounting Saddle Type:  V-Style

Power Type:  12V

Mount Height (min):  41″

Mount Height (max):  48.7″

Tripod Leg Diameter:  1.75″

Mount Head Weight (lbs):  16.9lbs.

Tripod Weight (lbs):  13.4lbs.

Fully Assembled Weight (with weights):  43.8lbs.

Other Included Items:  7.5lbs counter weights (2), Counterweight extension bar, 2 v-style saddles for dual OTA mounting

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