This information applies to the synscan v3, synscan v4 series goto mounts. Skywatcher eq6r pro synscan german computerized equatorial mount with synscan hand control, equipped with dual axis motor drive. Communication to the hand control is 9600 bitssec, no parity and one stop bit via the rs232 port on the base of the hand. Skywatcher eq3 pro synscan goto mount my pocket imaging rig consists of a william optics zs66 mounted on an ambermile mm3d short vixen bar, side by side with a skywatcher st80 guidescope. I am considering a cat6rs232 extender cable for the synscan paddle or laptop with eqmod, or the skyfi wireless controller. Skywatcher the worlds largest telescope manufacturer. Skywatcher offers simple solutions for users who would like to attach their smaller telescope to a convenient computerized system but do not wish to deal with the weight of the heq5 or. The superb skywatcher eq6r pro equatorial goto mount uses the latest precision belt driven synchronous motors in both axis for smooth quiet slewing at over 4 degrees a second, these high torque motors provide superior guiding and tracking, perfect for serious astrophotography. If you have any questions about skywatcher products we are always happy to help. Neq6 pro synscan tm computerised goto extra heavy duty equatorial telescope mounting system with v. The successor to the proven eq6 skyscan or synscan mount has taken over the good properties of this mount. The azeq6gt is a dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavyduty gototracking astronomical mount in both altazimuth az and equatorial eq modes.
It runs the v3 synscan firmware an old version for now, until i can get a cable. Installation du systeme synscan pour eq5 installation liste des pieces branchement des cordons fig. Hand control holder installation for synscan tm only assembling your telescope aligning the finderscope balancing the telescope operating the mount manually using the optional barlow lens focusing polar alignment pointing your telescope choosing the appropriate eyepiece operating your telescope 8 8 9 10 10 10 14 17 collimating a newtonian. The eq3 pro synscantm mounts use the same goto system found in the heq5 and eq6 pro synscantm. Skywatcher synscan pro goto upgrade kit for eq32 mount. This is the optimal requirement for successful astrophotography, which depends on very precise movement of the mount when tracking. Point the polar scope to the direction of the north pole for northern hemisphere observ ing or south pole for southern hemisphere observing. The skywatcher eq6 r equatorial goto mount has a 44 lb weight capacity and excels as an excellent astrophotography mount for beginner to intermediate astronomers. The synscan cable for the eq6 mount has a rj45 connector on. Skywatcher eq6r goto syncscan equatorial mount s30300 adorama. The synscan hand control also has the ability to connect to a computer via an rs232 cable. Proseries is the name for the new generation of professional quality telescopes and mounts of the skywatcher range, targeted at the most discerning and critical observers. It was a very good price and harrison telescopes processed my order quickly and updated me on progress. View online or download skywatcher eq6 instruction manual.
Skywatcher eq6 manuals manuals and user guides for skywatcher eq6. Skywatcher eq6r pro equatorial mount telescope house. Astrophotographers loves the quality of the eq6, the precise tracking and the accurate positioning. Skywatcher eq6r pro equatorial goto mount ships free.
The synscan hand control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a rs232 cable. We have 1 skywatcher eq6 manual available for free pdf download. The new eq6r pro synscan computerised goto mounting is an exciting evolutionary progression of the continuing legend that is the eq6 pro. The synscan tm should be powered by 1115v dc power supply tippositive capable of producing continuous current of minimum 2 amps. It is for updating the motor controllers firmware, or controlling the telescope mount with the application synscan pro for windows. Towards complete tcpip fingerprinting greg taleck nfr security, inc. The skywatcher eq6r equatorial goto mount has a 44 lb weight capacity and excels as an astrophotography mount. Skywatcher synscan wifi adapter this small piece of kit is worth its weight in gold. It may take longer if you are using an usbtors232 converter. Skywatcher eq6r pro german equatorial mount with synscan goto hand controller. Skywatcher eq6 pro synscan computerised goto equatorial. Placed polaris within the little circle using the altaz controls. Skywatcher has constructed this mount even more precisely and more stable.
Skywatcher eq6r pro mount buy computerized skywatcher eq6. Since ive had my swp alt az goto scope for almost a year now i thought i would write a little something for anyone thinking about a similar. The skywatcher azeq6gt is an exciting evolutionary development of the hugely successful neq6 pro. Once the connection has been established between the computer and synscan hand control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the eq6 pro mounts, they also come with features that advanced astronomers can. Locate the locking clamps on the legs and turn counterclockwise to unlock them to extend. Patented dualencoder design allows manual movement without losing.
Also, is there a difference between the skywatcher azeq6 gt or the skywatcher azeq6 gt gps. Skywatcher eq8 pro synscan mounting with tripod 6930096630475. Azeq6 synscan is capable of carrying heavyduty photographic equipments for professional shooting and video recording. With an upgraded beltdrive system to improve tracking precision and the addition of a snap port to control a dslr shutter release for easier astrophotography, the skywatcher eq6r pro goto equatorial mount is designed for a quality observing and imaging experience. For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized goto system, the eq6 pro synscan tm is your answer. In this mode the hand controller must be connected to an orion goto telescope mount. The eq6 pro synscan goto mount this is the largest and most capable mount made by skywatcher. Once this is confirmed, return the mount to its original position described in step 1 and. Skywatcher eq6 pro synscan equatorial goto mount up to 20 kg. Atlas eq6 skyscan synscan pc rs232 interface cables. Heq5, heq5 syntrek also need syntrek manual, heq5 pro also need synscan manual eq6, eq6 syntrek also need syntrek manual, eq6 pro also need synscan manual. With a weight capacity of 44 pounds, the beefy and thoughtfully. They are easily interchangeable and can be removed by.
The lpig advanced allows the user to experience our universe on a whole new level with meades advanced solar, lunar, and planetary guide camera. Skywatcher eq3skyscan control skywatcher synscan pro goto upgrade kit for eq32 mount the eq3skyscan control is a masterpiece of engineering, which enables you to find the most beautiful objects in the night sky, such as planets, gas nebulae, open star clusters, galaxies and much. Skywatcher eq6r pro synscan computerised equatorial mount. To connect the synscan v4 hand controller to your mount, plug the 8pin rj45 connector of the coil cable that came with your synscan into the corresponding port on the bottom of the hand controller figure 1b, and plug the other end of the cable into the port on the mounts drive panel. The skyscan is with the gotobut i have no idea what. Skywatcher synscan and syntrek goto mounts we are very pleased to be official skywatcher dealers. For an equatorialaltazimuth dualmode mount, such as the az eq6 gt mount, the syn. For all your astronomy equipment needs, shop with opt. Skywatcher eq6r pro mount buy computerized skywatcher. The superb skywatcher eq6 r pro equatorial goto mount uses the latest precision belt driven synchronous motors in both axis for smooth quiet slewing at over 4 degrees a second, these high torque motors provide superior guiding and tracking, perfect for serious astrophotography.
Skywatcher eq6 pro synscan equatorial goto mount up to 20 kg this very popular mount holds telescope tubes up to 20 kg. Im discussing option 3 from this pdf on the eqmod site. Celestron powerseeker 127eq telescope manual german equatorial. Synscan az with skyhawk 1145p and the handset has a synscan az sticker on it see pic.
Spent all evening trying to get my new eq6 pro synscan to work. Skywatcher eq3 pro synscan goto computerised equatorial mount. Once the connection has been established between the computer and synscan hand control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the eq6r pro mounts. Belt drive technology not only means quiet, smooth operation but significantly reduces backlash associated with. The skywatcher eq6neq6 has been a stalwart of amateur imaging for a number of years now so whats new about this mount. The synscan v4 hand controller has two operating modes to choose from. Card marketplace reload your balance amazon currency converter. Instruction manual for quattro 200mm, both steel and carbon fiber tube.
Thank you for replaying i already tried that already but it dont work if i would like to use eqmod then i got to have the synscan handcontrol as a protocol translator, i just thought if there is a reason why there is no driver in stellarium using the commandset directly to. With a weight capacity of 44 pounds, the beefy and thoughtfully designed skywatcher eq6 r pro computerized equatorial mount is just the thing for amateur astronomers and astroimagers who use all but the largest of telescope optical tube assemblies. Skywatcher offers simple solutions for users who would like to attach their smaller telescope to a convenient computerized system but do not wish to deal with the weight of the heq5 or eq6 mounts. Eq3 pro synscan tm precision computerized german equatorial mount supplied with aluminium tripod. The skywatcher heq5 pro synscan is designed with the novice user in mind. Hi this is probably an old topic, but what is the most practical way to remotely control the atlaseq6 mount up to 100 feet. The skywatcher eq6 pro synscan tm is designed with the novice. With the eq6r, amateur astronomers now have an excellent mount for astrophotography with mediumheavy telescopes up to 20 kg weight at their disposal. It has been specially developed to be able to support heavy telescope otas of up to 18kg, stably and vibrationfree. This mount features dual stepper servomotors, the synscan computer hand controller, a stainless steel adjustable tripod, and a. Correctly plug the power cord into the 12v dc outlet on the the mount see fig. It is able to detect the model of the mount to which it connects and select the appropriate operation mode accordingly. Skywatcher azeq6 gt experiences mounts cloudy nights. Skywatcher eq6r goto syncscan equatorial mount s30300.
For those who have the skywatcher azeq6 gt, aside from the cordwrap issue, im curious about any other experiences opinions. For mounting a dob traditional, dob collapsible, or newtonian reflector telescope tube ota on a synscan dob goto upgrade kit. Skywatcher eq8 pro synscan mount with tripod heavy heavy duty goto mount with a solid tripod the new skywatcher eq8 is an impressive, heavy equatorial mount of the observatory class with a load capacity of up to 50 kg. Full feature mode full feature mode is the most commonly employed mode of operation. This is a quick tutorial of azeq 5 mount on operating under eq synscan mode. This firmware allows the synscan v4v5 hand controller to work as a transceiver between a computers serial port and a skywatcher goto telescope mounts hand control port. Skywatcher eq6 pro synscan equatorial goto mount up to. A synscan hand controller with a firmware version 3. Skywatcher eq6 r pro german equatorial mount with synscan goto hand controller. Pro vs non prosynscanskyscani believe the synscan is with the dual axis controller. Being a hybrid of the eq5 and eq6, it ticked all the boxes of being fairly lightweight compared to bigger mounts and having a decent payload for my apo refractor. It can detect the model of the mount it is connected to and select the appropriate operation mode. German equatorial skywatcher azeq6 pro synscan computerized mount with synscan handpad, with dualaxis motor drive, tripod and telescope polar scope, double.
This has a qhy5 guide camera fitted eliminating some cables and the need for a separate autoguider interface, alongside my atik 314l. Atlas eq6 skyscan synscan pc rs232 interface cables connect your atlaseq6 skyscansynscan controller to your pc for remote control. It is recommended to load the mount with the telescope and counterweights prior to polar alignment. Tirion charts monthly list objects by constellation messier marathon planetary nebulae synscan alignment stars editable all sky chart. With a weight capacity of 44 pounds, the beefy and thoughtfully designed skywatcher eq6r pro computerized equatorial mount is just the thing for amateur astronomers and astroimagers who use all but the largest of telescope optical tube assemblies. The new eq6r pro synscan computerised goto mounting is an formidable evolutionary progression of the continuing legend that is the eq6 pro. Since you cannot use eqmod and eqdirect with the synscan hc you get random dropped connections, you cannot do. For an equatorialaltazimuth dualmode mount, such as the azeq6 gt mount, the syn. While tools presently exist to do either os detection1, 2 or tcp stack testing3. Comes with battery pack, tool set, data cable, compas and accessory tray. Page 1 of 4 skywatcher azeq6 gt experiences posted in mounts. Aug 07, 2016 this is a quick tutorial of azeq 5 mount on operating under eq synscan mode. Jims cosmos projects eq6 control with eqmod on windows 10.
Wiredwireless remote control of atlaseq6 mount mounts. Hi, ive got one of the cheap skywatcher synscan az mounts like this one. I think this might be a repost, but right now, im tying out of frustration, which is a nono im looking at different resources on the net and am seeing references to the eq6 mount of 3 levels. Skywatcher eq6 pro synscan computerised goto equatorial mount. The modern optimised design of the eq6r pro incorporates features that serious imagers will immediately appreciate, such as. Skywatcher eq6 r pro equatorial goto mount convenient features. Proseries products are manufactured to extremely high levels of optical and mechanical precision, undergoing very strict quality control procedures and testing by specially assigned technicians, to ensure the highest.
The one thing i hadnt considered is that unlike my nongoto g11 with the 492. With the eq6 r, amateur astronomers now have an excellent mount for astrophotography with mediumheavy telescopes up to 20 kg weight at their disposal. Skywatcher synscan wifi adapter harrison telescopes ltd. Catalogues instructions manuals software and firmware. Skywatcher az goto instruction manual pdf download. Synscan goto mount that will take a massive payload this is the new neq6. Supplied with a synscan handset with dual azeq firmware, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database. It is a very efficient transportable mount weighing only 15 kg, for a load capacity of 20 kg counterweight excluded. Introducing the allnew skywatcher eq6r pro equatorial mount at telescope house.
View and download skywatcher az goto instruction manual online. Things started off great, setup the mount as per the manual. Buy skywatcher eq6 r pro equatorial goto mount featuring motorized and computerguided eq mount, positioning accuracy up to 1 arcminute, snap port for astrophotography, belt drive for precise trackingpointing, illuminated polar alignment scope, 10 slew speeds from 1x to x, synscan 42,900object hand controller, one, two, threestar alignment, losmandyvixen dual saddle, stainless steel. As per most accessories listed on this website we do not have the resources to maintain stock info on several thousand smaller items. Skywatcher eq3 pro synscan goto computerised equatorial. Telescope house are pleased to introduce the new eq6r pro synscan. Jul 18, 2014 wiredwireless remote control of atlaseq6 mount posted in mounts.876 459 1052 799 496 1434 613 529 368 76 865 1544 201 1386 570 1168 790 573 1428 673 659 451 1402 557 198 549 237 643 1459 1119 230 1412 841 785 1229 485 553 895 1426 1173 651 1108 1400 793 925 761 163