TELESCOPE MOUNTS

iOptron® iEQ30 GEM         priced at $1,299.-

(MNTS.IOP.IEQ30-GEM)

Introducing the iEQ30!--- the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts.

The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It come standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package. Priced affordably – the iEQ30 is definitely worth its weight in gold.

$1,299.00

Features:

◦ Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers

◦ Payload: 31 lbs (14kg)

◦ Mount weight: 15 lbs | Tripod weight: 10.6 lbs

◦ Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio

  (2.0) in the category

◦ ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with autoprotection

◦ Permanant periodic error correction (PEC)

◦ Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)

◦ Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing

  for fast and accurate polar alignment

          Built-in 32-channel GPS

◦ #8407 controller with Advanced GoToNOVA® technology

◦ Resolution: 0.1 arc second

          Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20°C

◦ RS232 port for ASCOM control

◦ Includes Vixen-style mounting saddle

◦ Heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs

◦ Optional pier and hard case

 

Accessories include: counterweight, extension bar, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, and RS232 cable

Technical Specifications:

Mount

Payload

Mount Weight

Mount Dimensions

Tripod Weight

Tripod Dimensions

Payload/Mount Weight Ratio

Right Ascension Worm Wheel

Declination Worm Wheel

Right Ascension Axis

Declination Axis

Motor Drive

Resolution

Transmission

Latitude Adjustment Range

Azimuth Adjustment Range

GPS

Polar Scope

Level Indicator

Hand Controller

PEC

Tracking

Speed

Counterweight Bar

Counterweight

Tripod

Dovetail

Power Consumption

Power Requirement

AC Adapter

Serial port

RS232 port

Autoguide port

Firmware Upgrade

German Equatorial Mount

31 lbs (14kg), excluding counterweight

15 lbs (6.8kg)

10 ¾ x 4 ¼ x 12 inches

10.6 lbs

Height (fully extended) 44 inches

2

Ø108mm, 180 teeth

Ø87mm, 144 teeth

Ø40mm

Ø30mm

Precision DC servo with encoder

0.11 arc seconds

Synchronous belt/Gear

0° ~ 65°

± 6°

Internal 32-channel GPS

Yes. AccuAligningTM Polar Scope with dark field illumination

Yes

Go2NovaTM 8407 with 358,000 objects database

Permanent PEC

Automatic

1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~4°/sec)

Ø20mmX250mm, Ø20mmX185mm

10 lbs (4.5kg)

1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg)

3.5" VIXEN

0.25A(Tracking), 0.6A(GOTO)

12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp

100V ~ 240V (included)

Yes (on hand controller)

Yes (on mount)

Yes (ST-4 compatible)

Yes

iStar Optical and iOptron Mounts have partnered to create a winning combination.

 

A mount company that cares as much about quality as we do. We use the iOptrons personally. We now offer iOptrons mounts separately or as packages that include our scopes. Ask us about special pricing for complete packages including OTA, tube rings, dovetail and iOptrons mount.

 

Coming soon complete “Turn Key” packages for imaging including OTA, mount and guidescope.

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