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iEQ30! the next in the iEQ Series of high-performance, portable equatorial mounts

The iEQ30 offers the next generation GoTo technology from iOptron®. It come standard with a calibrated dark field illumination polar scope, built-in GPS, and sturdy 1.5 -inch stainless steel tripod legs. Plus, it offers premium performance in an easy-to-transport package. Priced affordably – the iEQ30 is definitely worth its weight in gold.

iEQ30™ Features

• Specialized astrophotography mount ideal for entry-level and intermediate astrophotographers
• Payload: 31 lbs (14kg)
• Mount weight: 15 lbs
• Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount with the highest Payload/Mount ratio (2.0) in the category
• ST-4 autoguiding port capable of reverse guiding with autoprotection
• Permanant periodic error correction (PEC)
• Ultra-accurate tracking with temperature compensated crystal oscillator
• Calibrated polar scope with dark-field illumination and easy polar alignment procedure, allowing for fast and accurate polar alignment
• Built-in 32-channel GPS
• #8407 controller with Advanced GoToNOVA® technology
• Resolution: 0.1 arc second
• Controller includes heating mechanism for working at low temperatures down to -20 C
• RS232 port for ASCOM control
• Includes Vixen-style mounting saddle.
• Heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs
• Optional pier and hard case.
• Accessories include: counterweight, extension bar, AC adaptor, 12V DC car plug adaptor, and RS232 cable


German Equatorial Mount


31 lbs (14kg), excluding counterweight

Mount Weight

15 lbs (6.8kg)

R.A  Worm

Ø108mm, 180 teeth

Declination Worm

Ø87mm, 144 teeth

Right Ascension Axis


Declination Axis


Motor Drive

Precision DC servo with encoder


0.11 arc seconds


Synchronous belt/Gear

Latitude Adjustment Range

0º ~ 65º

Azimuth Adjustment Range

± 6º


Internal 32-channel GPS

Polar Scope

Yes. AccuAligningTM Polar Scope with dark field illumination

Level Indicator


Hand Controller

Go2NovaTM 8407 with 358,000 objects database

Power Requirement

12V DC(1115V), 2Amp


Permanent PEC





Counterweight Bar

Ø20mmX250mm, Ø20mmX185mm


10 lbs (4.5kg)

Tripod 1.5” Stainless Steel (10.6lb or 4.8kg)
Dovetail 3.5" VIXEN
Power Consumption 0.25A(Tracking), 0.6A(GOTO)
Power Requirement 12V DC(11 ~ 15V), 2Amp
AC Adapter 100V ~ 240V (included)
Serial port Yes (on hand controller)
RS232 port Yes (on mount)
Autoguide port Yes (ST-4 compatible)
Firmware Upgrade Yes
PC Computer Control Yes (ASCOM)
Working Temperature 10ºC ~ 40ºC
Warranty Two Years Limited

2 year Manufactures Warranty
Price $1295.00