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Building on the legacy of Sky-Watcher's popular EQ8 mount, the EQ8-R introduces a variety of upgrades and enhancements that make observatory-class astrophotography easier than ever.
Whisper-quiet dual belt drives greatly reduce Periodic Error while providing enhanced tracking and guiding. The fully realized cable management system eliminates cable drag and makes remote set-ups ridiculously convenient.
110-pound (50 kg) Payload
All-metal precision internal construction makes this mount strong and stable. The EQ8-R is a perfect fit for even the largest OTAs Sky-Watcher has to offer.
Belt-drive On Both Axes
Belt drives provide minimal backlash and significantly reduced periodic error, which mean smoother, more accurate tracking.
Integrated Cable Management System
Built-in USB 3.0, power, and serial ports eliminate cable drag and reduces the worry of cable snags
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