EQStarEQ5 -GOTO EQ drive upgrade kit for equatorial mount EQ 5 CG-5 MEADE LXD/LX, Vixen FR/ GP/(- DX)/GPD2, ORION SkyView and Bresser EXOS-2 GT/EQ4/ EQ5. It can be installed on the mount - EQ 5 / CG-5 / MEADE LXD, LX / Vixen FR, GP (-DX), GPD2, ORION SkyView and Bresser EQ 4 / EQ 5. On a PC, then the controller EQStar works with any astronomical programs that support the ASCOM platform.For example, with planetarium Stellarium, Cartes de Ciel, StarCalc and others. Among the programs for astrophotography and guiding, controller EQStar supports MaximDL, Guidemaster, PHDGuiding and others. When you work with a PC, the controller EQStar can automatically find sky objects, and track them automatically (guiding) during the astro photography with long exposure. Also, when working with a PC, you must install EQMOD ASCOM-application.
EQStar also supports INDI astronomy platform and ZWO ASIAIR Pro. Controlling the telescope with mobile devices allows you to automatically find sky objects.
In the program the planetarium at mobile device as a control of the telescope should be chosen or Celestron or SynScan, as well as a mount - German equatorial mount. The following programs for mobile device works with controller EQStar include SkySafari, Orion StarSeek, DSOPlaner and others. Ontroller EQStar communication with the PC is via a cable from the standard kit and with the mobile device over WiFi. A variety of platforms, drivers, and applications that can work controller EQStar, gives the opportunity to create a particularly comfortable for the user mount the control conditions, depending on the tasks. For example, an astro photographer generally uses a laptop or PC to search, targeting and guiding the object during a long exposure.
Such opportunities are mostly programs running under Windows. But for an amateur visual astronomy much more convenient to control the mount with a compact mobile device, smartphone or tablet, rather than using a PC or laptop.
The controller EQStar is supplied with a universal joystick for manual control. It allows you to manage mount autonomously without a computer, smartphone or tablet. The center pin of the power connector is positive.
Type of Step motor: Bipolar. Smooth acceleration and braking of the stepper motor. EQStar equatorial mount control unit. Joystick for a stand-alone mount control.
DB9-USB cable for connection of EQStar to PC. Set of cables for the motors connection. Wi-Fi adapter for mount control from the mobile device. CD with software and user manual. Stepper motor unit for RA axis.Stepper motor unit for DEC axis. Bolts for mounting blocks with motors - 2pcs. For full EQStarEQ5 description and installation instructions please check the EQStarEQ5 User Guide. The item "EQStarEQ5 -GOTO EQ drive upgrade kit for equatorial mount EQ 5 CG-5 MEADE LXD/LX" is in sale since Sunday, December 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Binoculars & Telescopes\Telescope Parts & Accessories\Telescope Mounts". The seller is "natashemi0" and is located in Kharkov. This item can be shipped worldwide.