iOptron

GEM45 with Hard Case


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 Based on the new CEM40, the GEM45 uses most of the same components, repurposed into a traditional GEM design. The weight capacity has been increased from 40 to 45 lbs, and the GEM45 includes a new, refined 1.75" tripod. 
  • Max payload 45 lbs
  • Mount head weight 15.8 lbs
  • Precision stepper motors
  • Integrated iPolar Electronic pole finder
  • Large and easy to use Quick-lock clutches
  • PPEC
  • Go2Nova 8407+ Controller with built-in heater
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS
  • Integrated ST-4 Auto-guide port
  • Self-centering saddle accepts Vixen or Losmandy style dovetails
  • New LiteRoc 1.75" Tripod with improved stability and leg locks

 

Manufacture

iOptron

Model

GEM45

Mount Type

German Equatorial Mount (GEM)

Payload (excl. CW)

20.4 kg (45 lbs), exclude counterweight

Mount Weight

7.2 kg (15.8 lbs)

Payload/Mount Weight

2.8

Structure Material

All metal, CNC machined

Exterior Finish

Anodized red/black

Latitude Adjustment Range

068°

Azimuth Adjustment Range

±6°

Tracking Accuracy (PE)

< ±7 arcsec / < 0.25 arcsec RMS (EC)

Period

400 sec

Worm diameter

17 mm

Right Ascension Worm Wheel

216 teeth, Ø110 mm, zero backlash

Declination Worm Wheel

216 teeth, Ø110 mm, zero backlash

Right Ascension Axle

Ø45 mm, steel

Declination Axle

Ø45 mm, steel

Right Ascension Bearings

Ø68 mm

Declination Bearings

Ø68 mm

Counterweight Shaft

Ø20 x 410 mm (SS, 1 kg)

Counterweight

5 kg (11 lbs) x1

Mounting Base Diameter

Ø125mm

Motor

precision stepper motor, 1.8°/128 micor-step

Motor Resolution

0.08 arcsec (200 PPS)

Hand Controller

Go2Nova 8407+; 8 line 21 character LCD

Star Database

359,000+, star identification

Power

DC 12V, 5A

Power Consumption

0.6A (tracking), 0.9A (GOTO)

Polar Scope

Internal iPolar eletronic polar scope

Meridian treatment

Stop (0-10° pass), flip

Zero position

Automatic zero search

Dovetail saddle

iOptron Universal saddle, 5"

Max slew speed

4.5°/sec (1080x)

PEC

PPEC/Real time PEC (GEM45EC)

Guiding Port

ST-4

Communication Port

USB

GPS

YES

WIFI

External (optional adapter)

Cable Management

DC12V (3A), ST4,USB

Tripod

1.75"

Hard case

GEM45EC standard, GEM45 optional

 

All Configurations:
  • GEM45 Mount Head
  • Hard Case for Mount Head
  • iPolar Electronic Polar Scope
  • Counterweight shaft
  • Go2Nova 8407 Hand Controller with cord

1.75" Tripod & Hard Case Also Includes:

  • 11 lbs counterweight x 1
  • Tripod with 1.75" diameter legs
SKU: 7620A-HC
Barcode: 6943831520184