After several months to digging through Cloudy Nights forums and trying to understand my needs, wants and desires (my biggest problem) I decided to get the iOptron AZ Mount Pro. It is supposed to be here later this week and I can't wait. My goal is to get into EAA and to create a setup to use for outreach programs. I plan to mount the TV-85 first in order to learn and understand the mount and sky. Later I may de-fork the Meade 8" and get a camera to play with.
Up until recently I was leaning strongly towards a Sky Watcher AZ-EQ6 or the smaller AZ-EQ5 but changed my mind for better or worse. I found some good references on how to interface the Sky Watchers to a computer using EQMOD,EQDIR but now it appears that the process will be different for the iOptron so it is back to the research. These forums are such a great resource and the help is great.