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Celestron CGEM DX Mount
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Expected Ship Date: 11/18/2014

  • Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 50 lbs
  • CGEM DX Computerized Equatorial Mount
  • Ultra sturdy 2.75" steel tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 40,000 object database with over 100 user-definable objects and expanded information on over 200 objects
  • Double line, 16-character Liquid Crystal Display Hand Control with backlit LED buttons for easy operation of goto features


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Item #  10057
Mfg Model #  91528

The CGEM DX mount is an esteemed member of Celestron's fully computerized german-style equatorial mount series capable of carrying Celestron’s high-end 11" and 14" optical tubes. The CGE PRO style, 2.75" leg tripod holds even our 14" optics securely while dampening vibration, which is ideal for both imaging and visual observing. Capable of holding 50 lbs of payload and slewing at 5° per second, you will be able to instantly point to any of the celestial objects in the database.

Ergonomic Design - CGEM DX was designed to be ergonomically friendly with large Altitude and Azimuth adjustment knobs for quick and easy polar alignment adjustment. The internal RA and DEC motor wiring provides a clean look and an easy and trouble free set up.

Innovation - The CGEM DX series has a new innovative Polar alignment procedure called All-Star. All-Star allows users to choose any bright star, while the software calculates and assists with polar alignment. Another great feature of the CGEM DX sure to please astroimagers, is the Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PEC) which will allow users to train out the worm gears periodic errors, while the mount retains the PEC recordings.

Performance - For objects near the Meridian (imaginary line passing from North to South), the CGEM DX will track well past the Meridian for uninterrupted imaging through the most ideal part of the sky. The CGEM DX mount has a robust database with over 40,000 objects, 100 user defined programmable objects and enhanced information on over 200 objects.

Power Management - Redesigned electronics deliver constant regulated power to the motors making them capable of driving the telescope even when not perfectly balanced. This allows the CGEM DX to have the payload capacity of that of much larger mounts without sacrificing smooth tracking motion and pointing accuracy across the entire sky.

Warranty

This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar, planetary & long exposure
  • Weight rating
    50 lbs.
  • Dovetail bar system
    Yes
  • Computerized compatibility
    Go-To included
  • Number of objects in database
    40,000+
  • GPS
    Sold separately
  • Polar-axis scope
    Sold separately
  • Counterweights
    One 22 lb.
  • Available ports
    RS-232, Aux, autoguider, PC
  • Tripod material
    Steel
  • Tripod leg diameter
    2.75 in.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    86.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Orders received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: 50.00
3 Day Delivery: 485.00
2 Day Delivery: 485.00
Next Day Delivery: $515.00

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