iOptron CEM60 GOTO EQ mount

iOptron CEM60 GOTO EQ mount
Brand: iOptron
Product Code: iOptron CEM 60 Goto EQ
Availability: Out Of Stock
Price: NZD$4,499.00


  • A new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload and minimum mount weight
  • Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate Astro-photographers
  • Patent pending non-contact magnetically loaded gear system
  • Payload of 27.2 kg with the mount-only weight of 12.3 kg
  • Gear switches on both R.A. and DEC axes for easy balancing when disengaged
  • Adjustable counterweight shaft for 0º latitude operation
  • Screw/worm type latitude adjuster for precision adjustments
  • Milling machine tooling vise type latitude bearing and locks system for rock solid positioning
  • User side azimuth fine adjusters for easy azimuth adjustment
  • Precision stepper motor with 0.06 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate tracking
  • iOptron AccuAligningTM calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Polar alignment routine for those who can't see the Pole Star
  • Go2Nova® 8407 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built in heater
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC) or Realtime periodic error correction (RPEC)
  • Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port
  • Built-in 32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Built-in or customized cable management system
  • Spring loaded Vixen/Losmandy dual saddle
  • 150mm base size to match optional 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod (8kg) or 42/48 inch pier
  • Optional PowerWeightTM rechargeable battery pack


Technical Specifications

Mount      Center-balanced Equatorial Mount (CEM)
Payload   27.2kg, excluding counterweight
 Mount weight   12.3kg
 Payload/Mount weight   2.22
Material   All metal (except GPS cover)
RA/DEC Worm Wheel   F146mm, 288 tooth aluminum
 Axis shaft   RA: Ø50mm steel / DEC: Ø40mm steel
Motor drive    Stepper motor
 Resolution   0.06 arc seconds
Mount base size   F150 mm
Latitude adjustment range   0º ~ 70º
Azimuth adjustment range   ± 8º
GPS   Internal 32-channel GPS
Autoguide port   ST-4
Communication port   Serial Port
PC computer control   Yes (ASCOM)
Level indicator   Level bubble
Hand Controller  

GotoNova® 8407. 
300,000+ objects database with star recognition

Meridian Treatment   Stop (0-15º pass), auto flip, continue
PEC   PPEC/Real time PEC
Speed   1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~3.75º/sec)
Counterweight shaft   F28x 450 mm Stainless steel
Counterweight   9.1kg included
Tripod   2" Stainless Steel (7.5kg)
Dovetail saddle   8" Losmandy/Vixen dual saddle
Power Consumption   0.6A(Tracking), 1.1A(GOTO)
Power Requirement   12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp
AC adapter   100V ~ 240V (included)
Cable management   4X USB, 2X DC12V (MAX 5A), 6P6C
Tripod   Optional 2-inch stainless steel tripod (8kg) or Pier (10kg)
Operation temperature   -20ºC ~ +45ºC

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