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Celestron CGEM DX Computerized Mount & Tripod
Celestron CGEM DX Mount & Tripod Computerized Telescope

Celestron CGEM DX Computerized Mount & Tripod

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Your Price: CAD $2,538.95
Retail Price:CAD $2,599.00

Your Savings:CAD $60.05(2%)

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Part Number:91528
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Quick Overview

General Features

  • Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 40 lbs
  • CGEM Computerized Equatorial Mount
  • Ultra sturdy 2" steel tripod with Accessory Tray

Computerized Mount Features

  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • Proven NexStar computer control technology
  • Redesigned electronics deliver constant regulated power to the motors making them capable of driving the telescope even when not perfectly balanced
  • Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
  • New "All-star" Polar alignment uses any bright star for a quick and accurate Polar alignment
  • Software Features include: Mount Calibration, Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five Alignment Procedures, and user-defined slew limits
  • Meridian preference for slewing - allows you to approach an object from the side of the Meridian that maximizes tracking (and imaging) time
  • Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar system objects and asterisms
  • Solar System alignment method - allows you to align your telescope and view the moon and planets during the day
  • Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
  • Custom Rate 9 feature allows you set maximum slew rate
  • Tandem mode allows you to star align the mount even when positioned for tandem scope use
  • Steel worm gear and 90 mm pitch diameter brass worm wheel
  • Drive Motors - Low Cog DC Servo motor with integrated optical encoders offer smooth, quiet operation and long life. The motor armatures are skewed to minimize cogging which is required for low speed tracking.
  • Internal Cable wiring for trouble-free setup and transportation
  • Designated six-pin RJ-12 modular jack, ST-4 compatible guide port
  • Autoguide port and Auxiliary ports located on the electronic plate for long exposure astrophotography
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features
  • RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
  • Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
  • Precision machined 40 mm diameter steel Polar shafts supported by multiple tapered roller bearings and ball bearings
  • GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory

Mount Computerized Equatorial
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Power Supply Car battery adapter
Mount Weight 41 lbs (19 kg)
Tripod Weight 45 lbs (20 kg)
Counterweights 1 x 22 lbs
Payload Capacity 50 lbs (23 kg)
Latitude Range 15° to 70°
Motor Drive Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds: 5 °/sec, 2 °/sec, 1 °/sec, 64x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 1x, .5x
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures AutoAlign, 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Power Requirements 12 VDC 3.5 Amps
GPS Optional SkySync GPS Accessory

What's in the box:

Celestron CGEM DX Computerized Mount & Tripod
  • CGEM DX Mount
  • CGE PRO Style 2.75" Steel Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • 22 lb Counterweight
  • Hand Control
  • Car Battery Adapter
  • Celestron Two Year Warranty
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