Born out of the popular iOptron Cube and iEQ mounts, 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 Pro version of the SmartEQ has all the gear parts made of metal. An illuminated polar finder is also included in delivery The Pro version is available with or without a carrying case (hard case) for the mount. A bag for the tripod can be found under 'Recommended Accessories'. The case and tripod bag make the SmartEQ Pro a portable equatorial mount with GoTo functionality!
|Max. additional load capacity (kg)||6|
|Polar elevation setting (°)||0 - 62|
|Worm gear teeth (RA) (piece)||120|
|Counterweight(s) (piece)||1 (1kg)|
|Material of counterweights||Steel|
|Diameter of counterweight bar (mm)||16|
|Power consumption in open circuit (mA)||1000|
|Battery durability (h)||16|
|DEC worm gear diameter (mm)||60|
|RA worm gear diameter (mm)||60|
|DEC axis diameter (mm)||25|
|RA axis diameter (mm)||25|
|Worm gear teeth (DEC) (piece)||120|
|Updateable via web||yes|
|Tripod weight (kg)||2,6|
|Tripod leg diameter (mm)||32|
|Total weight (kg)||5,4|
|Type of build||Equatorial|
|Hand Controller||Go2Nova 8408|
|Battery type||Mignon (AA, LR6)|