Celestron CGX-L Equatorial Mount Only ( No Tripod )

Product code: 91532
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Celestron CGX-L Equatorial Mount Only ( No Tripod )

Celestron's newly designed CGX-L Computerized Equatorial mount is the latest addition to Celestron's fully computerized equatorial mount series. Capable of carrying Celestron’s largest optical tubes with ease, CGX-L is designed for backyard observatories and remote imagers looking for exceptional load capacity to weight ratio, compact design, and innovative features that fully support large telescopes, imaging kits, and the latest in wireless tech accessories.

Key design goals included larger 144 mm diameter worm wheels which provide smoother operation and can more accurately drive heavier loads, longer 270 mm dovetail saddle to support larger optical tubes, remote operation friendly features such as home and limit optical sensors, easier polar alignment adjustments, and better cable management overall. In addition to that, we’ve made mechanical and ergonomic improvements throughout to make the mount sturdier, easier to use, and easier to transport. COMPACT. ERGONOMIC. INNOVATIVE.

Mount Type    Computerized Equatorial
Instrument load capacity    75 lbs (34 kg)
Latitude adjustment range    3° - 65°
Mount Head Weight    52.6 lbs (23.8 kg)
Weight of Counterweights    1 x 22 lbs
Slew Speeds    9 slew speeds - max speed 3°/second
Tracking Rates    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes    EQ North & EQ South
GPS    N/A
Dovetail Compatibility    Dual saddle plates (CG-5 and CGE saddle)
Number of Auxiliary ports    4 Aux ports (Hand Control can use any Aux port, 2 are located near the dovetail saddle for optional accesories)
Autoguide port    Yes, 2 ports (one is located near the dovetail saddle)
USB Port    Yes, input for Mount and Hand Control
Power Requirements    12V DC, 3 amps
Motor Drive    DC servo motors
Alignment Procedures    2-Star Align, 1-Star Align, Solar System Align, Last Alignment, Quick Align
Periodic Error Correction    Yes
Computerized Hand Control    2 line x 18 character backlit Liquid Crystal Display, 19 LED backlit buttons, USB 2.0 port for PC connection
NexStar+ Database    40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Software    PWI Telescope Control Software, Celestron's Starry Night Special Edition Software, SkyPortal App
Total Kit Weight    74.6 lbs (33.8 kg)
Included Items    CGX-L Equatorial Head | 1 x 22 lbs counterweight | NexStar+ Hand Control | DC Power Cable (item# 18769) | 8mm Allen wrench (contained in rear carry handle)

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Brand Celestron
Condition New
Product Code 91532