iOptron iEQ30 Mount with William Optics FLT98 Triplet APO Telescope

iOptron iEQ30 Mount with William Optics FLT98 Triplet APO Telescope
Item # IO-3000-FLT98
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  • The iOptron iEQ30 Mount has a payload capacity of 31 lbs.
  • Specialized mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers.
  • The William Optics FLT 98 Triplet APO Telescope features a focal ratio of f/6.3 and 618mm focal length for all applications.
  • The 98mm apochromatic objective is an air-spaced triplet, fully multicoated for maximum optical performance.


iOptron iEQ30 Mount with William Optics GTF81 Refractor

iOptron has partnered with William Optics to give you the best of both worlds!

iOptron iEQ30 Mount

The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron. It comes standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package.

iOptron iEQ30 Mount Features...

  • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (2.0) in the category.
  • Payload: 31 lbs (14kg)
  • Mount weight: 15 lbs
  • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with autoprotection
  • Permanant periodic error correction (PEC)
  • Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO)
  • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • #8407 controller with Advanced GoToNOVA® technology
  • Resolution: 0.1 arc second
  • Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20ºC
  • RS232 port for ASCOM control
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Saddle
  • Heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs

William Optics FLT98 Triplet APO Refractor Telescope

The William Optics FLT98 is a portable, high quality, versatile APO telescope designed for individuals who want a very high quality instrument in a relatively compact package. This f/6.3 air-spaced triplet was reviewed in Sky at Night (December 2008) astronomy magazine with great success!

When you look at this scope, you're looking at pure William Optics quality fit and finish: powder-painted white CNC-machined aluminum tube, golden finish, retractable dewshield, anodized 360 deg. rotatable crayford focuser, dewshield cap. A work of visual and optical art!

William Optics FLT98 Triplet APO Refractor Features...

  • Graduated scale for precise camera alignment
  • Top-quality triplet f/6.3 air-spaced objective
  • Precision optics with STM coatings with FPL-53 glass
  • Extra-smooth 3.5" Linear focuser
  • Stainless steel reinforcement inserts on both sides and on the back to allow heavy loading without problems
  • 2" & 1.25" adapters included with brass anti-marring compression rings
  • Solid CNC-machined mounting rings included
  • Practical and portable soft case to stow away your telescope
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU IO-3000-FLT98
Manufacturer iOptron
Telescope Series William Optics FLT
Optical Design Refractor - Apochromatic
Mount Type Equatorial - Motorized w/GoTo Option
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 3.9"
Telescope Focal Length 618mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/6.3
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 12.4
Tube Color or Finish Gloss White
Dew Shield Included? Yes
Finder Included None
Diagonal Included? No - Sold Separately
Power Adapter Included DC Battery Adapter
Mount Weight 15 lbs.
Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately
Included Items

Included Items

  • iOptron iEQ30 Mount
  • William Optics FLT98 Triplet APO Refractor Telescope
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