iOptron SmartEQ Pro+ GoTo Mount (German Equatorial Mount)



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Born out of the popular iOptron CubeTM and iEQTM mounts, the SmartEQTM Pro mount is the ultimate Grab N’ Go German equatorial GOTO mount fitting into almost everyone’s budget. It is ideal for visual observation and wide field astrophotography. The compact design and light weight make travelling with the mount easy.

The newly updated SmartEQTM Pro+ is a fully computerized mount with a database of 150,000 objects. It offers the next generation GOTO technology from iOptron. The Go2Nova® Hand Controller is intuitive with a large LCD screen, with which you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to navigate.

The SmartEQTM Pro+ is universally compatible with any tubes using a Vixen-style dovetail connection, making it useful for beginners as well as hobbyists with multiple tubes.

Read this SkyTracker Test Report by Dennis Di Cicco of Sky & Telescope magazine.
Two German Equatorials from iOptron.


  • Specialized Grab N’ Go mount ideal for visual observer and wide field astro-photographer
  • Portable, compact, and sturdy German equatorial mount that is easy to travel with
  • Payload: 11 lb (5 kg) (excluding counterweight)
  • Mount weight: 6.2 lb (2.8 kg)
  • Metal wheels and worm shafts
  • Dual-axis servomotor with optical encoder
  • Drive motor with 9-speed setting for precise tracking
  • Resolution: 0.5 arc second
  • Go2NovaTM 8408 controller with Advanced GOTONOVA® GoTo Technology
  • Over 150,000 celestial objects for easy surfing
  • Low power consumption (8 AA batteries for 16 hours consecutive tracking)
  • Retractable counterweight shaft
  • ST-4 compatible Guiding Port
  • AccuAlignTM illuminated polar scope
  • Serial port for firmware upgrade and computer controller
  • Vixen-type dovetail saddle
  • 3/8″ threads mounting base
  • Standard 1.25 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod (5.9lbs)


  • SmartEQ Pro+ Telescope Mount
  • Go2Nova® 8408 Hand Controller
  • 1.25-inch tripod
  • One 1 kg (2.2 lbs) counterweight
  • One hand controller cable
  • AccuAlignTM polar scope installed
Mount German Equatorial Mount
Payload 11 lbs (5kg), exclude counterweight
Mount weight 6.2 lbs (2.8kg)
Latitude adjustment range 0º ~ 65º
Azimuth adjustment range ± 10º
Right Ascension worm wheel Φ60mm, 120 teeth
Declination worm wheel Φ60mm, 120 teeth
Right Ascension axis shaft Φ25mm steel
Declination axis shaft Φ25mm steel
Right Ascension bearing Φ42mm
Declination bearing Φ42mm
Motor drive DC servo with optical encoder
Resolution 0.5 arc seconds
Hand Controller Go2Nova® 8408 with 150,000 objects database
Tracking Automatic
Speed 1×,2×,8×,16×,64×,128×,256×,512×,MAX(~4º/sec)
Counterweight shaft Φ16mm
Counterweight 1 kg (2.2 lbs)
Dovetail VIXEN
Tripod 1.25” Stainless Steel (5.7lbs or 2.6kg)
Polar Scope AccuAlignTM bright field illuminated
Power consumption 0.1A(Tracking),0.3A(GOTO)
Power requirement DEC 9 ~12V, 1 amp
Battery 8AA (not included)
Serial port Yes (on hand controller)
Autoguide port ST-4 compatible
Firmware upgrade Yes
PC computer control Yes (ASCOM)

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