IOPTRON iEQ30 GoTo German Equatorial Mount

  • 28 Oct 2022 4:59 PM
    Message # 12970613
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    FOR SALE: (Price Cut: $50)

    IOPTRON iEQ30 GoTo German Equatorial Mount, Tripod and Accessories

    An exceptional offer for a portable, compact and sturdy mount.

    When introduced in 2012 this mount was a state of the art motorized GoTo Equatorial mount with GPS technology suitable for small to medium telescopes (30 lb. payload w/o weights). Includes catalog of nearly 360,000 objects.

    This is the original model purchased April 2012. Used frequently so contains some cosmetic nicks and scratches (esp. counterweight shaft). However, stored inside and works.

    Includes unique accessory rechargeable counterweight battery pack. Can use instead of usual counterweight to operate power eliminating other power sources. Battery conveniently stores in small, hard Pelican case (included).

    Also included is iOptron’s hard carry case for equatorial head plus a convenient tripod soft carry case allowing storage of accessories not fitting iOptron’s hard case.

    iOptron has discontinued both this mount and the counterweight battery pack.

    Selling the Equatorial Head and Tripod Along with Many Useful Accessories:


    • iEQ30 Equatorial Mount, built-in GPS, Vixen-style dovetail saddle for mounting.
    • Tripod azimuth attaching knobs.
    • Counterweight Shaft (stores within mount).
    • Built-in LED Illuminated Polar Scope for Mount with cable (power from mount).
    • Go2Nova #8407 Hand Controller with advanced GoTo Technology and cable.
    • Controller Cable X 2 for declination axis.
    • AC Adapter (110V-240V).
    • Long 12V DC adaptor cable with car lighter plug.
    • 1.5-inch Stainless Steel Tripod (11 lbs.); height 28–43.5 in. (legs extended).
    • One10 lb. Counterweight.
    • Extension Shaft for Counterweights.
    • RS232 cable and RJ9 to RS232 serial cable.
    • Quick Start Guide Manual (hard copy).
    • Detailed Instruction Manual (hard copy).

    Plus Additional Accessories:

    • iOptron Hard Carry Case for iEQ30 Mount.
    • iOptron PowerWeight Rechargeable Counterweight Battery Pack

    with AC Adapter (100-240V) & Battery Power Cable. Weight 7 lbs.

    • Pelican Small Hard Case for iOptron Powerweight Battery.
    • iOptron Extra 4.4 lb. Counterweight.
    • iOptron Extension Shaft for Counterweight Bar.
    • Hakuba Padded Tripod Carrying Case for iOptron Tripod with Handles and Shoulder Strap (has 1 interior & 1exterior pockets for accessories) .

    Approximate Weights:

    • Equatorial Head: 15 lbs. (without weights).
    • Tripod: 11 lbs.
    • Powerweight Battery: 7 lbs.

    Total Original Cost: abt. $1,750 incl. abt. $450 worth of accessories.


    Buyer Pays for Shipping and Insurance. CONUS only.

    Items ship in four original boxes (mount, tripod, battery pack and extra counterweight).

    PAYMENT: Certified check, cash or PayPal.  (If using PayPal, use Friends and Family option or include additional 3% to cover fees.)

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    Last modified: 16 Nov 2022 12:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
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