I’ve had my HEM27 for a week or so now and it’s been great! I also got the carbon fiber tripod and the combo is so much easier to work with than much heavier mounts. The slew rate is very fast and it seems totally stable with no counter weight. My current configuration is a WO GT71, ASI294MC Pro, ZWO guide scope, and ZWO EAF focuser, which weighs in at about 11 lb.
I got the version with the integrated iPolar camera which also works great. A big plus for me for the HEM27 is the lighter weight with 13 lb for both tripod and mount.
Cable management is easier with both 12V and USB outputs on the DEC head portion. I just use a short cable from DEC to camera. The same is true for camera connection with a short USB cable from DEC to camera.
Tracking seems rock solid using PHD2 and my ASI120mm-S camera and ZWO guide scope. The software interface works well with a variety of computer based packages. So far I have used ZWO ASICAP, N.I.N.A, Sharpcap pro, and Stellarium.
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