Sky-Watcher Dual Axis DC Motor Drive for EQ3
The Sky-Watcher Dual Motors for EQ3 is an essential upgrade for controlling the movement of the mount though a simple hand controller. The RA motor moves at sidereal speed for correcting the Earth rotation, keeping the pointed object in the field. The hand controller has 4 buttons for moving the telescope along the R.A. and declination axis in order to move and centre an object in the filed of view.
The motor drive is a indispensable accessory for long exposure astrophotography. If fact, without tracking, photos will appear blurry after few seconds of exposure due to the Earth rotation.
Sky-Watcher Dual Axis Motor Drive for EQ3 Features:
- Designed to compensate for the Earth’s rotation
- Sidereal Tracking for both northern and southern hemispheres
- 2x, 4x and 8x available speeds on the hand controller
- Uses 4x D cell battery or DC 6V