iOptron iEQ75-GT GoTo Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount - Discontinued

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iOptron iEQ75-GT GoTo Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount - Discontinued   Discontinued
Item # IO-8700
  • The iOptron iEQ75-GT Mount is a super heavy duty, CNC machined advanced imaging equatorial mount.
  • Includes #8406 GoTo controller and a 32-bit GPS.
  • The iOptron iEQ75-GT Mount is compatible with V or Vixen style dovetails.
  • Includes a polar finder to make alignment fast and accurate.
  • The weight capacity of the The iOptron iEQ75-GT Mount is 75 pounds - enough to handle large imaging set ups.
  • This mount is available by special order only with a 30% deposit as required by the manufacturer. Delivery time is 3-6 months from the time your order is received. Please contact our internet sales department with any questions.


Introducing the iOptron iEQ75- GT!

Known for their super portable, computerized alt azimuth "Cube" mounts, iOptron now brings you the ultra heavy duty iEQ75- GT equatorial mount to be the perfect companion for the advanced imager. This sturdy mount can carry 75 pounds! The mount's DC servo motors are precision machined and allow for double closed loop tracking with Renishaw high resolution encoder feedback. Capable of excellent tracking accuracy and minimal error, the iEQ75-GT is an awesome mount.

Not only will the iEQ75 provide the stability and quality you need for imaging, but the technology as well. An included polar finder with dark-field illumination and an easy alignment procedure make set up fast. An ST-4 autoguiding port is available and is capable of reverse guiding with auto-protection. You'll also get the latest computerized hand controller from iOptron, Advanced SmartStar GoTo Technology, with a built in heating mechanism. Also built into the mount are a RS232 port with commands compatible with Meade's LX200 series and a RS485 with a new command set completely open for user defined control of the mount.

The iEQ75 is complete with the accessories you need to get going right out of the box: #8406 Advanced SmartStar GoTo Controller, Illuminated Polar Finder, 2 8kg Counterweights, AC Adapter, 12V DC Car Plug Adapter, USB Cable and 32-bit GPS.

iOptron iEQ75 GT Equatorial Computerized Mount Features

  • Premium CNC-machined astrophotography mount suited for advanced imaging
  • Heavy-duty German equatorial mount
  • Payload: 75 lbs.
  • Precision DC servo motor-driven and double closed-loop tracking with Renishaw high resolution encoder feedback
  • Tracking error: ±0.3 arc second
  • ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with auto-protection
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • #8406 controller with Advanced GoToNovaTM GoTo Technology and heating mechanism
  • Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure – allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
  • Resolution: 0.1 arc second
  • RS232 port for mount firmware upgrade and ASCOM control
  • RS485 new command set completely open for user-defined control of the mount
  • Mount weight: 52 lbs
  • Lowest working temperature: -20oC
  • Comes standard with: 2 x 8kg counterweight, AC adapter, 12V DC car plug adapter, USB cable, & hard case
iOptron Product Number: 8700

*The mount is pictured with an optional base (and optional telescopes) which is not included in this price. Information regarding the base has yet to be released to OPT but as soon as we have more information, we'll be updating the site!
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU IO-8700
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? No
GPS Included? Yes
Electronics Included Motorized - Dual Drive
Manufacturer iOptron
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included Motor Hand Control - Computer Control Thru Incl. Software
# of Counterweights Included 2
Weight of Counterweights 18 lbs.
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Objects in Database N/A
Mount Special Features Integrated Polar Finder
Saddle Width Universal - Will adapt to most plates
Weight Capacity 75 lbs.
Leg Length N/A
Material N/A
Power Supply Included AC Wall Adapter
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
Latitude Range Not supplied by manufacturer
Weight of Tripod/Monopod N/A
Weight of Head 52 lbs.
Included Items

Included Items

  • iEQ75 Equatorial Mount Head
  • #8406 Advanced SmartStar GoTo Controller
  • 2 8kg Counterweights
  • AC Adapter
  • 12V DC Car Plug Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Hard Case
  • Illuminated Polar Finder
  • 32-bit GPS
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