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CEM 70


Price: $2,848.00


  • Manufacturer: iOptron
  • MPN: C70A
  • SKU: IO-C70A
  • Availability: 2 In Stock at Colville

<table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="middle" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/clear1x1.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" /></span></td> <td valign="top" width="100%"> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <div id="ProductDetail_ProductDetails_div"><span id="product_description" style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Following up on the success of the iOptron CEM60 center balance equatorial mount, we at iOptron are excited to introduce two new medium payload center balance mounts. The CEM70 and CEM70G are new standard bearers for equatorial mounts in the 70lb payload segment. Both models are packed with advanced features however the CEM70G is the first of its type with an onboard optical guiding system increasing tracking accuracy while streamlining the components resulting in a more portable imaging setup.<br /><br />Retaining the inherent properties of the center balance design, these relatively compact medium payload mounts deliver what astronomers expect in an efficient accurate portable mount. With precise GOTO pointing and accurate tracking (PE &lt;&plusmn;3.5 arcsec) the CEM70 is a solid performer for observers and imagers alike.<br /><br />Innovative operational features such as the internal iPolar electronic polar scope, easy lock drive gear engagement (levers large enough to use with gloves), an advanced cable management system for the mount, iPolar, guider, and camera, and cumulatively assure users the CEM70 and 70G designed with their needs in mind.<br /><br />The CEM70 is priced at $2548.00, including the iPolarTM&nbsp;electronic polar scope, and a hard case.<br /><br />(Tripod/Pier not included.)</span> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></div> </div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> <td valign="middle" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/clear1x1.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" /></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <div id="ProductDetail_ProductDetails_div2"> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/DBox_Border_Left_Bottom.gif" alt="" /></span></td> <td valign="top" width="100%"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/clear1x1.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" /></span></td> <td align="left" valign="bottom" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/DBox_Border_Right_Bottom.gif" alt="" /></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="left" valign="top" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/DBox_Border_Left_MidDiv.gif" alt="" /></span></td> <td valign="top" width="100%"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/clear1x1.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" /></span></td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/DBox_Border_Right_MidDiv.gif" alt="" /></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="middle" width="1"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;"><img src="https://www.ioptron.com/v/vspfiles/templates/192/images/clear1x1.gif" alt="" width="1" height="1" /></span></td> <td valign="top" width="100%"> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Features</span><br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">A new design, center-balanced equatorial mount (CEM) for maximum payload with natural stability</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Ideal for both visual observation and astrophotography</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Payload of 70 lbs (31.8 kg) with the mount weight of 30 lbs (13.6 kg)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Easy to use and reliable gear clutches</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Precision altitude and azimuth adjustment.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Precision stepper motor with 0.07 arcsec accuracy for precise GOTO and accurate tracking</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">iPolarTM&nbsp;electronic polar scope</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Go2Nova&reg; 8407+ V2 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA&reg; GOTO Technology with built in heater</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">High precision tracking with low periodic error (PE)&lt;&plusmn;3.5 arcsec</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Permanent periodic error correction (PPEC)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">32-channel Global Positioning System (GPS)</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">USB connection</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Integrated ST-4 autoguiding port</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Advanced cable management system with more choices</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Spring loaded 8" Vixen/Losmandy dual saddle</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">NEW&nbsp;iOptron subsidized&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ioptron.com/product-p/sb10560-iop.htm">TheSky Imaging Edition</a></span></li> </ul> <p><br /><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">PACKAGE CONTENTSBox 1 of 2: #C702A</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <table border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="right" width="237"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Mount</span></td> <td align="center" width="402"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Center-balanced Equatorial Mount (CEM)</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Payload</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">31.8kg (70 lbs), exclude counterweight*</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Mount weight</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">13.6kg (30 lbs)</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Payload/Mount weight ratio</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">2.33</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Material</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">All metal</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Latitude adjustment range</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">0&deg;~ 65&deg;</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Azimuth adjustment range</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&plusmn; 4&deg;</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">PE (by encoder)</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&lt; &plusmn;3.5 arcsec**</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Worm period</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">348 sec</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">PEC</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">PPEC</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Right Ascension worm wheel</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;151mm, 248 teeth</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Declination worm wheel</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;151mm, 248 teeth</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Worm</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;21.2mm</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Right Ascension axle</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;55mm, steel</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Declination axle</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;55mm, steel</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Right Ascension bearings</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;80mm</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Declination bearings</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;80mm</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Counterweight shaft</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;28x 415 mm (SS, 1.9kg)</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Counterweight</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">9.5 kg (20 lbs) x1</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Mount base size</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">&Phi;152mm</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Motor drive</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Precision stepper motor w/128 micro-step</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Resolution</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">0.07 arc seconds</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Slew speed</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">3.75&deg;/sec (900x) max.</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Hand Controller</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Go2Nova&reg; 8407+, 8 line 21 character LCD</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Power requirement</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">DC 12V, 5A (5.5mm/2.5mm plug)</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Power consumption</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">0.6A(Tracking),0.8A(GOTO)</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Polar Scope</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Internal electronic polar scope, iPolar</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Meridian treatment</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Stop (0-10&deg; pass), auto flip</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Zero position</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Automatic zero search</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Park position</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Horizontal, vertical, current, alt/azi input</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Level indicator</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">YES</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Dovetail saddle</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">8" Losmandy D &amp; Vixen</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">GPS</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">YES</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Guiding port</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">ST-4</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Communication port</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">USB2.0</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Cable management</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">2xDC12V (3A), 3xUSB2.0, 1xDC in/1xDC out, iPort.</span><br /><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">1X USB input for mount and USB hub</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Operation temperature range</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">-20&deg;C ~ +45&deg;C</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Hard case</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">YES</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Pier/Tripod</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Optional LiteRoc tripod or pier</span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="right"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Warranty</span></td> <td align="center"><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Two year limited</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">* OTA size and length dependent.</span><br /><span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">** Measured with encoder on the bench, 348 seconds</span></p> <ul>1x CEM70 mount head in hard case with accessories</ul> <span style="font-family: georgia, palatino; font-size: 12pt;">Box 2 of 2: #7226</span><br /> <ul> <ul>1x 9.5kg counterweight</ul> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div>



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