iOptron Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Astro Blue)

iOptron Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Astro Blue)

iOptron Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Astro Blue)

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iOptron Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Astro Blue)

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  • Motorized Computer-Controlled AZ Mount
  • Dual-Axis DC Servomotors with Encoders
  • Compact 8 x 5 x 5" Design, 7 lb Payload
  • GoTo Nova 8405 Hand Controller
  • 4-line, 21-character LCD Screen
  • Automatic GoTo and Tracking
  • 5000+ Object Database
  • 110 VAC Adapter or Eight AA Batteries
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Saddle
  • 1" Stainless Steel Adjustable Tripod
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  • 1Description
iOptron's astro blue Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount sports a compact mount design that measures a mere 8 x 5 x 5" while being a functional & flexible motorized & computer-controlled unit for most star gazing duties. Both axis motors are built into a small single unit which is compatible with all telescope OTAs with a Vixen-style dovetail plate up to 7 lb including accessories. The unique design eliminates "dead spots" enabling you to point your telescope to any point above the horizon, unlike other mounts which tend to block the telescope tube at certain points of rotation. This mount comes with a 110 VAC adapter to power it if you're near civilization, but if you're heading off the grid it can run on eight user-supplied AA batteries. A 1" stainless steel tripod is provided so all you need is a compatible OTA to start your observation session.

Included with the mount is the GoTo Nova 8405 computer controller. This handheld unit features a 5000+ object database with 128 user-defined customizable objects for your favorite celestial bodies. The easy-to-use menu-driven system displays on a 4-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 five slew speeds starting at 2x. The GoTo Nova controller is powered by the mount to make use easier and simple while reducing the unit's weight.

Mount
  • Motorized alt-az mount
  • Compact design
  • Dual-Axis DC Servomotor with encoders
  • Acetal worm wheel, and Nylon 6 worm gear
  • Four steel ball bearings for smooth, low-vibration tracking
  • Zero "dead spots": Many other mounts block the OTA at certain points of rotation
  • 7 lb payload capacity
  • Vixen-style dovetail saddle to mount compatible OTAs
  • Runs on included 110 VAC power adapter or eight user-supplied AA batteries
  • Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F
  • Integrated bubble level
  • GPS-compatible with optional GPS Module
GoTo Nova Controller
  • Easy-to-navigate menu-driven interface
  • Automatic GoTo and tracking
  • 5000+ object database
  • Objects include galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, and the planets
  • 128 user-defined objects
  • Accuracy 1 arc min
  • Slew speeds: 2x, 8x, 64x, 256x, MAX (4%/sec)
  • 4-line, 21-character LCD screen with backlit LED buttons
Tripod
  • Stainless steel
  • 1.0" (2.5cm) leg diameter
  • Accessory tray
  • Spiked feet for sure footing in soft ground
  • Maximum height: 37.75" (95.9cm)
  • Weight: 5.6 lb / 2.5 kg
In the Box
iOptron Cube-E GoTo Alt-Az Mount (Astro Blue)
  • 1" Steel Tripod with Tray
  • GoToNova Hand Controller
  • Controller Cable
  • AC Adapter with Cord
  • Limited Two-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Mount Type Motorized alt-azimuth
    Load Capacity 7.0 lb / 3.2 kg
    Motor Dual-axis Servomotor
    GoTo System GoToNova hand controller
    Polar Axis Scope None
    Tripod Yes
    Stainless steel
    1.0" / 2.5 cm leg diameter
    Maximum height: 37.75" / 95.9 cm
    Weight: 5.6 lb / 2.5 kg
    Power Source 8 x AA batteries
    110 VAC power adapter
    Power Requirements 12 VDC
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Dimensions 8.0 x 5.0 x 5.0" / 20.3 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm
    Weight 3.6 lb / 1.6 kg

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