|Brand and Model:||Celestron CI-700|
|Attributes:||Motorized PEC Goto|
|Weight (lbs.):||90lbs total|
|Description:||Manufactured by Celestron using modern CNC machining technology, the CI-700 Equatorial mount is the very same mount that supports our CM-1100 and CM-1400 telescopes. With a standard dovetailed mounting plate and dual-axis drive system, the CI-700 will provide maximum strength and rigidity essential for quality telescope performance both visually and photographically. The CI-700 includes many exceptional features.|
1" solid, centerless ground shafts in both axes
180 tooth gear (5.625" dia.) maintains minimum error for long exposure photography
.4375" dia. precision 303 stainless steel worm
High torque motors resulting in fast slew rates up to 20x
Preloaded bearings in both axes for smooth axis rotation and gear mesh
Slow motion controls in both axes for smooth manual motions
Built-in polar axis finderscope is standard
PEC (periodic error correction) included
BC (backlash compensation) in declination included
Sidereal, solar, lunar and King tracking rates
.3x and .5x guiding rates
Car battery adapter included
22 lb. counterweights included
Machined aluminum and stainless steel
Maximum capacity of 60 lbs.
Weighs 90 lbs.
60lbs Max Capacity.
Celestron's Mounts Page
Cloudy Nights' CI700 Modifications
Ed Ting's Review of the CM-1400 with blurb on the CI-700