ID# 000224

Celestron - CGE Pro Mount

Woodland Hills Camera & Telescopes
5348 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
United States
888-427-8766 (Main Phone)
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Price
$4,999.00
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New
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Description

Celestron - CGE Pro Mount

Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 90 lbs
Smooth +/- 3 arc second typical unguided periodic error, which can be further reduced with PPEC
Permanent Programmable Periodic Error Correction (PEC) - corrects for periodic tracking errors inherent to all worm drives
CGE PRO computerized Equatorial mount
Heavy duty stainless steel tripod adjustable from 38 - 55"
22 lbs counterweight
Weighs 154 lbs


Computerized Mount Features

Proven NexStar computer control technology
40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
New All-Star Polar Alignment routine for both Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Software Features include: Database Filter Limits, Hibernate, five alignment methods and user-defined slew limits
Custom Rate 9 feature allows you set maximum slew rate
Tandem mode allows you to star align the mount even when positioned for tandem scope use
Flash upgradeable hand control software and motor control units for downloading product updates over the Internet
Custom database lists of all the most famous deep-sky objects by name and catalog number; the most beautiful double, triple and quadruple stars; variable stars; solar systems; objects and asterisms
Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features12 VDC Servo Motors with integrated optical encoders
Drive Motors - High quality motors with seven slot skewed armature to minimize magnetic cogging for quiet operation and long life. Precision made cut-steel gears in gearbox for improved tracking precision
Bearing and Shaft - Main shafts are made from 1.57" diameter steel tubing with .40" wall thickness with two preloaded 2.68" O.D. tapered roller bearings on each axes
Precision worm drive system - .75" pitch dia. precision made steel worm preloaded with two .87" OD ball bearings to minimize run-out (a source of periodic error). 255 tooth 6" pitch dia. precision made worm wheel with enveloping brass teeth
Spring loaded DEC worm to minimize backlash and for easy guiding4 point RA and DEC clutch system for no-slip pointing precision
Autoguide port, PC port and Auxiliary ports located on the electronic pier for long exposure astrophotography
One 4.72" O.D. thrust bearing and one 4.13" O.D. thrust bearing on each axes provide a large thrust surface for additional stability
Rugged 9-pin thread on motor cables
Latitude range: 10° to 65° Northern or Southern Hemispheres
RS-232 communication port on hand control to control the telescope via a personal computer
Includes NexRemote telescope control software, for advanced control of your telescope via computer
GPS-compatible with optional SkySync GPS Accessory (93969)


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5348 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills CA 91364
United States
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For over 50 years Woodland Hills Camera and Telescopes has been offering the best prices and service to the astronomy and photography community. We cater to novices and professionals alike, with a knowledgeable staff available 6 days a week. We sell telescopes, telescope accessories, digital cameras, professional cinema cameras, studio equipment and related accessories. Our motto is "A Solution to Every Predicament or Concern That Arises" - we will always be happy to work with you provide the best possible solution for your astronomy, photography or videography needs.

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