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Orion

Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount, Supports Tube Assemblies up to 40 lbs.

SKU: ONAEQGGTM MFR: 24338
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About this item

The Orion 24338 is a Atlas EQ-G Mount with Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount. The mount supports tube assemblies of up to 40 lbs and boasts 2"-diameter stainless steel legs. Internal DC stepper motors offer nine slew rates ranging from 2x to 800x sidereal and three tracking rates: sidereal, lunar and solar. With the GoTo controller, select from 42,900 objects and command the mount to automatically pinpoint them.

Backlash compensation and programmable PEC provide the responsiveness for guiding and the tracking accuracy needed for astrophotography. There's also a jack for a CCD autoguider. Mount includes RS-232 interface cable, two 11-lbs counterweights, illuminated polar-axis scope and 13" dovetail mounting bar. Requires external 12-volt DC power source or AC-to-DC wall adapter.

What's Included With This Item

  • Orion Atlas EQ-G Mount
  • Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount
  • RS-232 Interface Cable
  • Two 11 lbs Counterweights
  • Illuminated Polar-Axis Scope
  • 13" Dovetail Mounting Bar
  • Orion 1 Year Limited Warranty

Key Features

  • The new standard in affordable, heavy-duty GoTo mounts
  • This mount supports tube assemblies of up to 40 lbs. and boasts 2"-diameter stainless steel legs
  • Select from 42,900 objects and command the mount to automatically pinpoint them
  • Mount includes RS-232 interface cable, two 11-lb. counterweights, illuminated polar-axis scope
  • Requires external 12-volt DC power source or AC-to-DC wall adapter

Technical Specs

Astro-imaging capability Lunar, planetary & long exposure
Weight rating 40 lbs
Dovetail bar system Yes
Motor drive compatibility Clock drive included
Computerized compatibility Go-To included
Alignment procedure 3-Star Alignment, 2-Star Alignment, 1-Star Alignment
Number of objects in database 42900
Tracking rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Motor speeds 3.4-deg/sec, 600x, 500x, 400x, 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1.75x, 1.5x, 1.25x
Motor type Microstep driven 1.8-degstepper motors
Bearing material Sealed ball bearings
Power requirement 12-volt DC - 2A (tip positive)
PEC Yes
Backlash compensation Yes
Latitude range 9-72
Setting circles Yes
Polar-axis scope Included
Counterweights Two 11 lbs
Available ports RS-232, autoguider
System Requirements GoTo hand controller version 3.0 or greater
Windows 95 or later
An available RS-232 COM port on the PC
Computer interface cable (supplied)
DC power supply (7.5V to 15V @ 100mA or greater output with 2.1mm tip positive plug)
Tripod leg diameter 2.00 in
Counterweight bar length 11 in
Diameter of counterweight shaft 18mm
Height range of mount/tripod 40.00 in - 61.50 in
Weight, fully assembled 76.0 lbs
Warranty Orion 1 year limited warranty
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