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iOptron GOTONova Controller (8409)

by iOptron
SKU 8409
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Original price $292.50 - Original price $292.50
Original price
$292.50
$292.50 - $292.50
Current price $292.50

The Go2Nova® #8409 hand controller is one of the major version hand controllers of iOptron’s revolutionary GOTONOVA® computerized control system -- the latest in automated tracking technology and one of the best available on the market today. With its large database, even the most amateur stargazer the ability to search the skies with ease.

Description

Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large 4-line LCD screen, you can easily set up the telescope mount and select where you want to go with the very friendly user-interface. The control system also allows you the user to slew the mount at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish. GOTONOVA® also makes alignment quick and simple.

The most easy to understand controller on the market

The Go2Nova® controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organized. It also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content (4-lines) compared with the competition. You can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.

More precise speed control for viewing objects

The control system also allows you to slew the telescope at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish.

GOTONOVA® Computerized Control System

The revolutionary GOTONOVA® computerized control system is by far the most technologically advanced automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database includes all of the most famous galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, not to mention the planets, you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push of a button.

Serial port for computer/ASCOM interconnectivity

The #8409 hand controller utilizes a USB connection with a computer for firmware upgrade or use with planetarium software. It also has a Wi-Fi adapter for computer/Tablet mount control.

Quick Overview

  • Large LCD screen with 4 lines and 21-character with backlit LED buttons
  • User friendly interface
  • 9-speed setting for motor slew speed
  • Serial port for firmware upgrade and mount computer control

The 8409 hand controller can be used for the following:

  • CEM26
  • HEM27
  • GEM28

Specifications

LCD Back lit 4-line, 21-character display
CPU 32-bit ARM
Control Speed 9 speed
(1X, 2X, 8X, 16X, 64X, 128X, 256X, 512X, MAX)
Database ~212,000
USB
Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Firmware Upgrade Yes (vis USB)
Computer Control Yes (via USB and WiFi)
Protocol ASCOM compatible

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