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Orion Telescopes
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Orion EQ-3M Single-Axis Telescope Drive
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  • Precision mini-motor attaches to your AstroView equatorial mount for automatic tracking of celestial objects
  • Electronic motor drive provides regulated sidereal-rate tracking in right ascension
  • Drive controller has 2x, and 8x speeds and pause mode
  • Includes motor, controller and battery case
  • Runs on four D-cell batteries (not included)


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Item #  07829u

Pop one of these precision mini-motors on a compatible Orion or Celestron equatorial mount and track celestial objects automatically. It'll make observing easier and more fun! Drive provides regulated sidereal-rate tracking in right ascension. Hand controller has 8x speed and pause mode. External disengage allows coarse movement of the scope by hand with motor attached. Includes electronic motor, hand controller, and battery case. Powered by four D-cell batteries (not included). 

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EQ-3M Right Ascension (R.A.) axis motor drive assembly
Computerized Hand controller
Battery pack
4mm Allen wrench
2mm Allen wrench 

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