The iOptron iEQ30 Pro is a very portable mount.
It is designed for imaging and visual use, has a maximum payload of 13.5 kg instrument weight and offers the same powerful GoTo technology which drives the bigger iEQ45 and Minitower mounts.
One of the best payload/weight ratios in this category:
The iEQ30 carries telescopes up to 13.5 kg weight. The mount has a very compact design with only 6.8 kg weight. This leads the iEQ30 to a TOP SOLUTION for transportable astrophotography.
Features of the iEQ30 Pro:
♦ Advanced GoToNOVA technology for high precision goto and auto-tracking
♦ Portable, compact and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest payload/mount weight ratio
♦ Maximum payload 13.5 kg / 30 lbs
♦ Mount weight 6.8 kg / 15 lbs
♦ Built-in GPS 32-channel
♦ #8407 controller with advanced GoToNova technology - resolution 0.14 arc seconds
♦ Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures
♦ Polar Scope with dark-field illumination
♦ Permanent PEC
♦ ST-4 autoguiding port
♦ RS232 port for ASCOM control and firmware upgrade
♦ Ultra accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
♦ Vixen style mounting saddle
♦ Heavy duty stainless steel tripod