iOptron Go2Nova 8408 Hand Controller for CEM25/CEM25EC/CEM25P Mounts

BH #IO8408 • MFR #8408
iOptron
iOptron Go2Nova 8408 Hand Controller for CEM25/CEM25EC/CEM25P Mounts
Key Features
  • Provides Full GoTo Functions for Mounts
  • 150,000+ Object Database
  • 60 User-Defined Objects
  • Multiple Alignment Procedures
Use the iOptron Go2Nova 8408 Hand Controller to transform your CEM25, CEM25EC, CEM25P, and other compatible mounts into full GoTo observation platforms. Equipped with over 150,000 objects, the controller plugs into the mount's HBX port for seamless interface, functionality, and power. The controller offers multiple alignment procedures for fast setup, nine slew speeds to quickly and precisely move the mount, and four tracking rates plus the ability to set the rate yourself for custom uses. Beyond its GoTo ability, the Go2Nova can control optional equipment such as electronic focusers, and interface with GPS modules for increased usability.
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iOptron 8408 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Alignment and Tracking
  • 3Database
  • 4General

Use the iOptron Go2Nova 8408 Hand Controller to transform your CEM25, CEM25EC, CEM25P, and other compatible mounts into full GoTo observation platforms. Equipped with over 150,000 objects, the controller plugs into the mount's HBX port for seamless interface, functionality, and power. The controller offers multiple alignment procedures for fast setup, nine slew speeds to quickly and precisely move the mount, and four tracking rates plus the ability to set the rate yourself for custom uses. Beyond its GoTo ability, the Go2Nova can control optional equipment such as electronic focusers, and interface with GPS modules for increased usability.

Alignment and Tracking

  • Alignment procedures: Pole-star, One-star, Two-star, Three-star, Polar, Solar System
  • Slew speeds: 1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x, 256x, 512x, 1440x-6°/sec (Max); Quiet mode
  • Real-time Periodic Error Correction (PEC) eliminates tracking errors for long-exposure astrophotography; Periodic error of <0.3 arcsec
  • Tracking rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, King, user-defined from 0.99x to 1.01x of Sidereal
  • Track below the horizon option allows mount to track objects below the horizon that are still visible, such as if observing from a hill or rooftop/balcony
  • Computer control with planetarium software via integrated autoguiding port

Database

    Solar system:
  • 9 objects, including the sun, moon, and planets
    Deep sky:
  • Named objects: 60 deep sky objects with their common names
  • Messier catalog: 110 objects
  • NGC catalog: 7840 objects
  • IC catalog: 5386 objects
  • UGC catalog: 12,921 objects
  • Caldwell catalog: 109 objects
  • Abell catalog: 4076 objects
  • Herschel catalog: 400 objects
    Stars:
  • 195 stars with their common names
  • 210 binary stars
  • Hipparcos catalog: 120,404 stars
    Constellations:
  • 88 modern constellations with their names
    15 comets
    116 asteroids
    60 user-defined objects, including comets

General

  • Adjustable key and display brightness
  • Control for optional electronic focuser
  • Control optional illuminated polar scope light intensity
  • Compatible with optional GPS module
  • 4-line/21-character LCD screen; backlit 18-button user interface
  • Updateable firmware through built-in serial port
UPC: 813578010605

iOptron 8408 Specs

DimensionsLength: 6.1" / 15.6 cm
Width, Screen: 3.0" / 7.6 cm
Width, Body: 2.2" / 5.6 cm
Depth: 0.75" / 1.9 cm
Weight5.0 oz / 141.75 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.41 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8 x 4.1 x 1.4"
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Will the iOptron Go2Nova 8408 Hand Controller work with an iEQ45 mount? Thanks!
Asked by: David
This Controller will not be compatible with your iEQ45 Mount. My apologies. That Mount takes the Go2Nova 8407+ Hand Controller.
Answered by: Alex S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Has anyone used with with the SkyGuider Pro. IOptron's site just says the 8408 will work with it, but with limited functions. I am wondering what the limited functions are?
Asked by: Brian
The manual on the iOptron site list them. It can be found in the support section.
Answered by: Patrick L.
Date published: 2019-02-19
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