iOptron

CEM40


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  • Unique design, Center-Balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload and minimum mount weight
  • Idea for both visual observation and astrophotography
  • Maximum payload of 40 lbs (18 kg) with the mount weight of only 17.4 lbs (7.9 kg)
  • All metal, CNC machined with red/black anodized
  • Easy to use quick-lock gear clutches
  • Integrated iPolarTM electronic polar finder
  • Low periodic error (< ± 7 arc seconds)
  • Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)
  • Precision stepper motor for precise GOTO and accurate tracking
  • Go2Nova® 8407+ controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GOTO Technology with built-in heater
  • Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port
  • 32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • USB communication port
  • Cable management system
  • 6" Losmandy D & Vixen dual dovetail saddle
  • Standard LiteRoc 1.75" inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod (7kg)
  • Hard case
  • Optional WiFi for mount control via SmartPhone/Tablet/Computer

Manufacture

iOptron

Model

CEM40/CEM40EC

Mount Type

Chinese Equatorial Mount (CEM)

Payload (excl. CW)

18 kg (40 lbs), exclude counterweight

Mount Weight

7.2 kg (15.8 lbs)

Payload/Mount Weight

2.5

Structure Material

All metal, CNC machined

Exterior Finish

Anodized red/black

Latitude Adjustment Range

060° (special CW shaft mounting if < 10° )

Azimuth Adjustment Range

±6°

Tracking Accuracy (PE)

< ±7 arcsec / < 0.25 arcsec RMS (EC)

Period

400 sec

Worm diameter

17 mm

Right Ascension Worm Wheel

216 teeth, Ø110 mm, zero backlash

Declination Worm Wheel

216 teeth, Ø110 mm, zero backlash

Right Ascension Axle

Ø45 mm, steel

Declination Axle

Ø45 mm, steel

Right Ascension Bearings

Ø68 mm

Declination Bearings

Ø68 mm

Counterweight Shaft

Ø20 x 410 mm (SS, 1 kg)

Counterweight

4.5 kg (10 lbs) x1

Mounting Base Diameter

Ø125mm

Motor

precision stepper motor, 1.8°/128 micor-step

Motor Resolution

0.08 arcsec (200 PPS)

Hand Controller

Go2Nova 8407+; 8 line 21 character LCD

Star Database

359,000+, star identification

Power

DC 12V, 5A

Power Consumption

0.6A (tracking), 0.9A (GOTO)

Polar Scope

Internal iPolar eletronic polar scope (most configurations)

Meridian treatment

Stop (0-10° pass), flip

Zero position

Automatic zero search

Dovetail saddle

iOptron Universal saddle, 5"

Max slew speed

4.5°/sec (1080x)

PEC

PPEC/Real time PEC (CEM40EC)

Guiding Port

ST-4

Communication Port

USB

GPS

YES

WIFI

External (optional)

Cable Management

DC12V (3A), ST4,USB

Tripod

1.5", 1.75" tripod options

Hard case

Some Configurations

 

  • CEM40 Mount Head
  • iPolar Electronic Polar Scope
  • Counterweight shaft
  • 10 lbs counterweight x 1
  • Go2Nova 8407 Hand Controller with cord
  • 1.75" Tripod (select configurations)
  • Hard Case (select configurations)
SKU: C402A3
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