Orion Atlas II EQ-G Equatorial GoTo Mount and Tripod
Item #08269e
4.0 / 5.0
€ 1,799.99
This upgrade of the Atlas EQ-G boasts many improvements, including a lifting handle, beefier Alt and AZ adjustments, belt-driven motors, DSLR camera control, and more precise polar...
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This upgrade of the Atlas EQ-G boasts many improvements, including a lifting handle, beefier Alt and AZ adjustments, belt-driven motors, DSLR camera control, and more precise polar scope reticle. Comes with sturdy tripod and SynScan V5 controller.
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This item is on backorder and expected by 07/11/2020.
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  • More Info
    • Meet the new gold standard in affordable, reliable, precision EQ mounts for amateur astronomers and astrophotographers!
    • With a load capacity of 44 lbs., the Atlas II improves on the venerable Atlas EQ-G by incorporating more than a dozen enhanced features and specifications.
    • Now belt driven for quieter operation and reduced backlash, other upgrades include a lifting handle, easier altitude and azimuth adjustment knobs, a USB port, thread-on power cable, camera control port, and a more precise polar scope reticle that works in northern and southern hemispheres.
    • Comes with SynScan V5 GoTo hand controller with its database of >42,000 celestial objects, Tour mode for visiting the best objects on any given night, PPEC, and more.
    • The mount less tripod weighs just under 40 lbs. - a beast for stability's sake but still reasonably portable, especially with the addition of the new carrying/lifting handle.
  • Specs
    • Best for imaging:
      Deep sky
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar, planetary & long exposure
    • Weight rating:
      20 kg
    • Dovetail bar system:
      Yes
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive included
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Go-To included
    • Number of objects in database:
      42,000+
    • Tracking rates:
      Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    • Motor type:
      Microstep driven stepper motors
    • Power requirement:
      12-volt DC - 4A (tip positive)
    • PEC:
      Yes
    • GPS:
      Sold separately
    • Backlash compensation:
      Yes
    • Latitude range:
      3-65
    • Setting circles:
      Yes
    • Polar-axis scope:
      Included
    • Counterweights:
      Two 5kg
    • Available ports:
      Autoguider port
    • Tripod material:
      Steel
    • Tripod leg diameter:
      50,80 mm
    • Counterweight bar length:
      25 cm
    • Diameter of counterweight shaft:
      18 mm
    • Height range of mount:
      106,7 cm - 1,63 m
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      25,7 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      36,2 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Counterweight shaft extension, 184mm length, Accessory tray, SynScan V5 GoTo hand controller with bracket
    • Other features:
      Belt drives for quieter slewing, reduced backlash, Handle for easier attachment of mount to tripod, USB port, threaded PWR port, shutter control port
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    Atlas II EQ-G mount
    Stainless steel tripod
    SynScan hand controller
    Coil cable for SynScan
    Accessory tray
    Two 11.5-lb. counterweights
    Counterweight shaft extension
    Handle (with mounting hardware)
    12V DC power cable
    SNAP cable for select Canon cameras
    Bracket for hand controller
    Three 116mm bolts with hand knob
    1.5mm and 4mm hex wrenches

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