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SkyWatcher EQ8 SynScan equatorial computerized mount

Product code: SK‐EQ8‐HEAD

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German equatorial SkyWatcher EQ8 SynScan computerized mount with SynScan hand-pad, with dual-axis motor drive, polar scope and double encoder.

SkyWatcher EQ8 SynScan equatorial mount offer, at a very affordable price, high load capacity so it's perfect to load also our big WEB230-5 2.3 meter diameter antenna (this is the mount that comes with SPIDER 230C radio telescope). Please note: this mount is not weatherproof so you can't leave it outside without a proper protection against wain or other atmospheric effects.

Availability: Available


Regular Price: €3,629.00

Special Price €3,520.00

22% tax incl


The SkyWatcher EQ8 SynScan is the answer for those looking for a high capacity load mount, but still at an affordable price. Its excellent mechanical and electronic features such as low periodic error and backlash, encoders on both axes or permanent periodic error correction make it perfect even for radio astronomy.


SkyWatcher EQ8 SynScan mount - includes:

- Only head EQ8 SynScan mount 

SynScan hand-pad

2 x 10 Kg counterweights

PC connection cable (RS-232 serial port)

12V power cable (cigarette lighter socket)

Installation and use manual (english and italian)

Technical Specifications

Mount type Equatorial GOTO
Load capacity (Kg) 50
Control hand pad Yes
Tripod No
Polar finder Optional
Counterweights 2 x 10 Kg
Motors 64 micropassi
Maximum slewing speed 3.3°/sec
ST4 autoguider port Yes
Dovetail bar fitting Losmandy
Periodic error control Yes
Counterweight shaft diameter 32mm
Counterweight shaft length -
Mount head weight 25 Kg
Tripod weight -
Power supply 12V 4A

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