Orion EQ-1 Equatorial Telescope Mount with Counterweight

SKU: ONEQ1 MFR: 09011
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About the Orion EQ-1

The Orion EQ-1 Equatorial Telescope Mount features center-hinged leg braces for quicker setup and collapsing of the tripod. The high-wall accessory tray attaches with just three wing screws - no washers or nuts to fumble with. With dual slow-motion controls, 360° azimuth adjustment and adjustable aluminum tripod, the EQ-1 makes stargazing easy. Hands-free tracking is available with the optional EQ-1M electronic drive system.

Orion EQ-1 Includes

  • Orion Tripod Legs
  • Equatorial Mount
  • 5 lbs Counterweight
  • Counterweight Shaft
  • Tripod Accessory Tray
  • Slow-Motion Control Cables
  • Latitude Adjustment T-Bolt
  • Tripod Leg Attachment Bolts with Wing Nuts and Washers
  • Leg Lock Knobs
  • Accessory Tray Screws with Wing Nuts and Washers
  • Assembly Tool
  • Orion 1 Year Limited Warranty

Orion EQ-1 Features

  • Orion's EQ-1 provides solid support for small astronomical telescopes
  • With dual slow-motion controls and 360-degree azimuth adjustment, celestial tracking is easy
  • Features center-hinged leg braces for quick set-up and take-down and high-wall accessory tray
  • Accepts optional EQ-1M electronic drive for hands-free tracking

Orion EQ-1 Specifications

Astro-imaging capability Lunar & planetary
Dovetail bar system No
Motor drive compatibility Clock drive (sold separately)
Bearing material Friction bearings
Latitude range 9-72
Setting circles Yes
Polar-axis scope No
Counterweights One 4.8 lbs
Counterweight bar length 8 in
Diameter of counterweight shaft 12mm
Height range of mount/tripod 32.50 in - 54.75 in
Weight, fully assembled 7.5 lbs
Warranty Orion 1 year limited warranty
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