Introducing iOptron GEM45EC-NUC equatorial mount!
Need more versatility of an equatorial mount without cable tangling? Tired of connection error with some third party control interface? Check out the iOptron NUC-ready mounts ! A GEM45EC-NUC is ready to mate with Intel® NUC minicomputer (thickness?38mm) at the front of dovetail saddle seamlessly with the cable management system.
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Innovative ideas applied to a time tested design, the iOptron® GEM45EC next generation German equatorial mounts. A sharp looking CNC body is the first indicator the GEM45 is a top quality mount in both form and function.
Utilizing experiences gained during development of our CEM series, we were able to remove unnecessary bulk giving the GEM45 an incredible 2.2 payload to mount weight ratio. This compact 18 lbs mount can precisely GOTO an object and track with up to 45 lbs of gear onboard. With its integrated electronic polar scope (iPolarTM
), polar alignment is a snap, even when the pole star is obscured. Large levers on the quick-lock drive engagement system make it easy to snap its drive gears into place even when wearing gloves. There is little chance of your cables getting snagged with the GEM45's internal advanced cable management system. A 6" dual dovetail saddle accommodates Losmandy and Vixen style dovetail plates. GEM45EC mounts utilize reliable stepper motor drive systems with our low power consumption technology. Looking for ultra precise tracking, the GEM45EC with its high resolution encode delivers a PE<0.25 arcsec rms.Our new LiteRoc 1.75" tripod delivers rock solid stability in a lighter, more compact package. A 212,000+ object library with star identification, GPS, Wi-Fi (requires optional iStarFi adapter) are a few of the desirable features standard on a GEM45 mount.Manual:
Quick Start Guide
iPolar Operation Manual
Firmware and Software:
FTDI VCP Driver
, or go to FTDI Chip website
to download the VCP driver
iOptron Telescope ASCOM Driver:
Install ASCOM Driver and Commander