EQStarEQ3 - eq drive upgrade kit for mount EQ 3-2, CG-4, Orion AstroView For Sale
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EQStarEQ3 - eq drive upgrade kit for mount EQ 3-2, CG-4, Orion AstroView :
- equatorial mount drive upgrade kit designed to automate the control of
the equatorial mount, and can be used in stand-alone mode and in a control mode
using a computer or mobile device (phone, tablet, etc.)
It can be installed on the mount - SkyWather EQ 3-2,
Celestron CG-4, Orion AstroView and
others GOTO telescope control system.
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.
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.
Сontroller 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 set contains:
For full EQStarEQ3 description and installation instructions please check theEQStarEQ3 User Guide.
In order to improve the quality of the product, the manufacturer reserves the right to make changes to the design and equipment without notifying users.