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iOptron CEM25P Equatorial Mount with 1.5" Tripod - 7100P

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SKU: IOP-7100P

iOptron CEM25P Equatorial Mount w/1.5" Tripod

With the new CEM25P, all of the most popular elements of the CEM25 remain, plus it now provides a guaranteed low periodic error of approximately +/- 10 arc seconds or less. An improved manufacturing process for the R.A. gear is responsible for this improved tracking accuracy. In addition, the CEM25P has larger gear switches on each axis for easier access and modification when wearing light gloves.

This CEM Center Balanced Equatorial Mount is light weight, extremely quiet, and consumes up to 60% less than the typical GOTO power consumption of similar mounts.

The "Z" design mount puts the payload weight at the center of gravity, enabling better natural stability. This mount design is especially light, considering its payload capacity, a welcome advantage when preparing a remote setup. Additional features include an adjustable counterweight bar to avoid interfering with the tripod. And since the polar scope is not blocked by the declination shaft, polar alignment is consistently quick and accessible.

The CEM25P features the most current advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO technology, making it one of the most powerful and accurate GOTO mounts on the market. The Go2Nova® Hand Controller is user-friendly with a large four line LCD screen that helps streamline the process of setting the telescope and locating one of the 150,000 plus objects included in the Go2Nova® database.

iOptron CEM25P Equatorial Mount Highlights

  • Newly designed Center-Balanced Equatorial Mount for greater payloads in a light weight mount
  • Made specifically for entry-level as well as intermediate astrophotographers
  • Less than +/- 10 arc seconds periodic error
  • 27 lb. (12.3 kg) payload capacity with a mount-only weight of just 10.4 lbs. (4.7 kg)
  • Spring loaded gear system with user modifiable loading force
  • Gear switches on both R.A. and DEC axes enable easy balancing when detached
  • Counterweight shaft is adjustable for 0º latitude functionality
  • Stepper motor uses little power
  • New electronics and control adapter identical to those on the CEM60
  • iOptron AccuAlign™ calibrated polar scope with dark field illumination and simple polar alignment procedure, providing quick and precise polar alignment
  • Regular polar alignment for users unable to see the Pole Star
  • Go2Nova® 8408 controller with advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO technology
  • Built-in ST-4 autoguiding port
  • Incorporates 32-channel GPS (Global Positioning System)
  • Serial port allows computer control and upgrade of firmware
  • Spring loaded Vixen-style dovetail saddle
  • Includes standard heavy-duty tripod with 1.5" stainless steel legs (5 kg)
  • Die-cast metal tripod spreader with accessory tray