CGX Mount

$2,199.00
Article number: CGX Mount
Availability: Drop Shipped
Delivery time: Drop Shipped
  • All-new design. Sturdier and more rigid with quicker dampening time
  • Increased load capacity to 55 lbs.
    • Improved motors provide more torque, better slewing and tracking under heavy loads
  • Heavy Duty belt-drive system minimizes backlash while providing smooth motor operation under heavy loads 
  • Internal cabling for worry-free remote operation. Power input and accessory ports remain stationary while the mount slews to avoid snags
  • Internal optical sensors on both axes for simple and safe remote operation
  • Brand new control software developed in conjunction with PlaneWave Instruments for professional level control operation and imaging
  • Software includes multi-point mount modeling for extremely precise pointing accuracy and many more additional features for remote astroimaging
  • Wider tripod stance for improved stability
  • Adjustable EQ head position to optimize center of gravity over the tripod and fully utilize the increased 3º-65º latitude range
  • Dual-fit CG-5/Vixen and CGE/Losmandy dovetail saddle
  • IMPROVED TRIPOD INCLUDES:

    • 2" steel legs with height index marks for quick leveling
    • "Jack of all trays" can hold three 1.25" eyepieces, two 2" eyepieces, your smartphone, or other accessories
    • +20º of additional tracking past the meridian on either side
    • Tripod legs can be collapsed with accessory tray installed for faster setup and transport
  •  IMPROVED ERGONOMICS:
    • Two handles for easy pickup and transport
    • All-new ergonomically designed dovetail clamping knobs
    • Innovative and improved polar alignment adjustment system
    • Optional add-on polar axis finderscope - coming soon
  • ELECTRONICS

    • All-new NexStar+ hand control with USB port
    • Two AUX accessory ports to support wireless/WiFi alignment and operation with StarSense AutoAlign and SkyPortal WiFi Module accessories (sold separately)
    • USB 2.0 port, used to connect directly to PC with included software
    • Autoguider port
    • PPEC ready
    • Threaded 12VDC power input barrel connector
    • Internal Real Time Clock (keeps time and site information saved)

 

Mount Type: Equatorial
Load Capacity: 55 lbs
Tripod Height: 47.25-77.5 inches
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Max Slew Rate: 5°/sec
Computerization: Go-To, NexStar+
Dovetail Saddle: Dual fit CG-5 (Vixen) and CGE (Losmandy)
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