Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek Equatorial Mount

The Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek extra heavy-duty mounts are the largest in Sky-Watcher family. Specially designed to support larger telescope tubes, these high-precision equatorial mount features engraved aluminum setting circles and a latitude scale, built-in illuminated polarscope for both North and Southern Hemisphere use, large R.A. and DEC. locking clamps, and retractable counterweight shaft and removeable counterweights.

The proposed strong and rigid stainless steel field tripod is remarkably stable with adjustable height. The saddle plate on the top of the mount accepts generic dovetail bars made by Sky-Watcher and many other companies. The dovetail bar is held securely by dual hand clamps. Setting circles are provided on both axes.

The SynTrek hand control is designed for the purpose of providing a simple slewing and tracking control. The small and versatile SynTrek hand control provides automatic tracking of celestial objects as soon as the power is turned on.

The user-friendly interface provides quick access to many other functions the SynTrekTM has to offer.EQ6 SynTrek equatorial mounts can be upgraded to computerized SynScan system by simply changing the hand control to SynScan hand control.

Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek Equatorial Mount

SynTrek Hand Control

  • Power supply: 11 to 15V DC 2Amp
  • Motor type and resolution: Microstep driven 1.8 stepper motors. Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.)
  • Slewing speeds: Guiding speed, 4x 8x, 32x, 64x, 800x
  • Guiding speeds: 1x, 0.75x, 0.5x, 0.25x
  • Gear ratio: 705
  • Tracking rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Tracking Modes: RA tracking

Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek Specification

  • Mount Type German equatorial
  • Slow-motion Control Yes
  • Counterweight(s) 5.1kgx2
  • Piggyback Bracket
  • Accessory Tray Large wall-to-wall
  • Ground Board Diameter
  • Ground Board Weight(s)
  • Motor Drive Single axis with hand controller
  • Go-to
  • Tube Dimension(dia. x length)
  • Tripod Height 71-123cm
  • Tripod Weight 7.54kg
  • Pedestal Diameter
  • Pier Diameter
  • Wheels Diameter
  • Shipping Weight
  • Shipping Carton Dimensions 117cm x 27cm x 27cm, 55cm x 55cm x 25cm

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