The Go2Nova® #8408 hand controller is one of the major version hand
controllers of iOptron’s revolutionary GOTONOVA® computerized control system --
the latest in automated tracking technology and one of the best available on
the market today. With its large database, even the most amateur stargazer the
ability to search the skies with ease.
Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large 4-line LCD screen, you can
easily set up the telescope mount and select where you want to go with the very
friendly user-interface. The control system also allows you the user to slew
the mount at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the
telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish. GOTONOVA® also makes alignment
quick and simple.
The most easy to understand controller on the market
The Go2Nova® controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The
hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organized. It
also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content (4-lines) compared with
the competition. You can easily set up your telescope and select where you want
More precise speed control for viewing objects
The control system also allows you to slew the telescope at 9 different drive
speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you
GOTONOVA® Computerized Control System The revolutionary GOTONOVA®
computerized control system is by far the most technologically advanced
automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database
includes all of the most famous galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, not to
mention the planets, you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push
of a button.
Serial port for computer/ASCOM interconnectivity
The #8408 hand controller also includes a serial port for connection with a
computer for firmware upgrade or use with planetarium software.