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GoToNova® Dual Axis GOTO
GoToNova® Dual Axis GOTO


Product Code: 8400

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This iOptron® GoToNova® dual axis GOTO upgrading kit helps you upgrade your existing German equatorial mount to a computerized mount with GOTO function. This kit is perfect for people who are interested in Do-It-Yourself (DIY). After simple and easy to follow installation steps, you will be able to explore the sky with the hand controller (HC). You can also expand the functionalities by connecting the mount with your laptop computer.

The GoToNova® dual axis GOTO upgrading kit is available for the EQ5-like mounts (144 teeth). The kit is compatible with the following mounts: EQ5, Vixen Great Polaris (GP), Orion SkyView Pro, Celestron CG-5, Meade LDX55/LDX75 and Astro-5. The kit may also be used on the older Vixen Super Polaris (SP) with some more modification to the housing.

  • DC servomotor with high accuracy optical encoder
  • Precision engineered spur gear
  • 8401 hand controller with USB port for firmware upgrade and computer control
  • The largest LCD screen on the market with 8 lines and 21-characters with backlit
  • 130,000 object database with 256 user-defined objects
  • 9-speed motor control
  • HBX ports for iOptron auxiliary components
  • GPS-compatible with optional GPS module (#8411)
  • ST-4 autoguide compatible with optional ST-4 autoguiding adapter (#8427)
  • LED socket for LED illumination on polar scope, finder scope or eyepiece
  • Comes standard with: installation tools, 12V DC car plug adaptor and USB cable
  • One (1) year limited warranty

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