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Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro vs Ioptron IEQ45

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#1 timps

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 02:23 AM

I'm in the market for a mount to suit a 4" Apo. Am considering the Ioptron as I have heard that the software on the Skywatcher is not that good at all.

Any advice appreciated.....Thanks

#2 northernontario

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 05:21 AM

You can always use EQMOD with the EQ6 mounts.

It is a very good program.

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 08:25 AM

software is not bad on the eq6-gt,, other than point, guide and track what do you want the mount to do??

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#4 frolinmod

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 07:25 PM

The main thing I miss with the Synscan hand controller is a Sun object. And there's no way to work around it by adding solar orbit based user defined objects as can be done with other mounts. The Synscan has only RA/DEC based user defined objects.

#5 timps

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 01:14 AM

software is not bad on the eq6-gt,, other than point, guide and track what do you want the mount to do??

kb


I think there are more issues with the NEQ6 software for us southern hemisphere observers than there is for those in the northern hemisphere.


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