Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo Equatorial Mount

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Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo Equatorial Mount
Item # SW-S30100
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  • The Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro GoTO Equatorial Mount has a weight capacity of 40 pounds, allowing you to mount a large number of today's optical tube assemblies, plus your imaging gear, without overloading concerns.
  • The NEQ6 Pro is a computerized, "go to" mount, and comes with a Sky-Watcher SynScan hand controller and celestial database of over 42,000 objects.
  • A sturdy tripod is included with the Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro mount package. It sports stainless steel legs and a large accessory tray/spreader bar.
  • Other accessories and features include a built-in illuminated polar scope, an autoguider port, PEC, and a positioning accuracy of up to 1 arc minute.
  • Comes with two eleven pound counterweights, and a DC power cord.


Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo Equatorial Mount

The Sky-Watcher SynScan NEQ6 Pro mount was designed for use by novices and experts alike. This sturdy, computerized mount, with a 40 lb. payload capacity,  provides extremely high precision tracking and sports a built in autoguider port. Even the most demanding amateur astronomers will be impressed by the capability of the Skywatcher NEQ6 Promount for astrophotography, and novices will appreciate the user-friendly menu that allows automatic slewing to 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control also has the ability to connect to a computer via a RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Equatorial Mount.


  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
  • Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
  • Payload Capabity:  40 lb.
  • Auto Guider Interface for astrophotography.
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X or 1X.
  • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC and IC catalogs.
  • Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
  • Periodic Error Correction.
  • PC compatibility.
  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download.
  • Tripod: Stainless Steel Legs
  • Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
  • Counterweight Shaft Length: 28.5cm
  • Mount Weight (without counterweight): 16kgs
  • Mount Height: 41cm
  • Total weight: 23.5kgs (without counterweights)
  • Motor Type: Microstep driven 1.8 degree stepper motors
  • Motor Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9.024,000 steps/rev.)
  • Power Supply: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp (Tip positive)
  • Gear Ratio: 705
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU SW-S30100
UPC Code 50234301008
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? Yes
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Computerized - GoTo
Manufacturer Sky-Watcher
Hand Controller Included Sky-Watcher SynScan
# of Counterweights Included 2
Weight of Counterweights 11 lb.
Objects in Database 42,000+
Mount Special Features Illuminated Polar FInder
Saddle Width V Series
Weight Capacity 40 lb.
Accessory Tray Included? Yes
Material Steel
Power Supply Included DC Battery Adapter
Weight of Head 35 lb without counterweights
Included Items

Included Items

  • Sky-Watcher EQ6 Equatorial Mount
  • Adjustable Tripod with Steel Legs
  • Illuminated Built-In Polar Scope
  • SynScan Controller and Cables
  • Two 11-lb. Counterweights
  • DC Power Cord
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Can the EQ6 handle the OTA for a 10" LX200?
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