The iOptron® CEM40EC mount is the next generation of
center-balanced equatorial mounts. This mount is incredibly eye-pleasing, and
its beauty is found in more than its appearance. The functionality of the mount
is superb. Weighing in at only 17.4lbs., this mount can support a payload of up
to 40lbs.! That's incredible!
Innovative iOptron Technology
Make way for an innovative mount! This mount has an
integrated electronic polar finder scope known as the iPolar. This tool ensures
the accurate alignment of a telescope, even when the pole star is obscured.
There are large levers on the quick-lock drive engagement system; these large
levers make it easy to snap the gears into place.
This iOptron CEM40EC mount has a dual saddle that
accommodates Losmandy and Vixen-style dovetail plates. This saddle accommodates
Losmandy and Vixen-style dovetail plates. It also uses iOptron's ultra-quiet,
low-power consumption stepper motor drive system, aiding the mount in providing
Computerized Mount Features
The iOptron CEM40EC mount uses the Go2Nova® 8407 hand
controller to navigate the night sky. This incredible technology helps
observers find celestial objects with the aid of the mount's 212,000+ object
database! For those looking for a telescope that has the capability of tracking
and finding beautiful night sky objects, this mount is a must have tool.
With the included tripod, 11lbs. counterweight, and the
mount's computerized technology, observers are just an OTA away from a
spectacular viewing experience!
iPolar and hard case included. Tripod and counterweight are
(This mount uses #8027 counterweight)