Opticstar section last updated: 28th February 2019
Opticstar EQ1300 GT.
Computerized equatorial mount with steardy stainless steel tripod, illuminated polar scope, advanced
GoTo handset and auto-guide port. Well suited for demanding applications such as astrophotography.
Maximum payload capacity 13kg (excluding counterweight).
FREE Option: 5A 12VDC Mains Power Supply Unit; or Heavy Duty Vibration Suppression Pads. OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
Dispatched within 24 hours.
Equatorial mount with steardy stainless steel tripod and slow motion controls.
Maximum payload capacity 7kg (excluding counterweight). It comes with a Vixen-style
saddle that allows the attachment of most optical tubes on the market.
OFFER: Refer to the right hand column on this page.
Customers who purchase any Opticstar telescopes, Opticstar optical tubes or
Opticstar mounts listed on this page qualify for a 10% cash back
on any Opticstar astronomy cameras purchased at the same time or at a later date.
This offer is valid for 1 year commencing on the date that the Opticstar
product is purchased from the Opticstar website or the Opticstar showroom.
Any additional purchases at a later date of Opticstar products that qualify for
this offer will renew the cash back period to 1 full year.
Opticstar astronomy cameras that qualify for this offer include the following:
Once an Opticstar CCD or CMOS camera has been purchased within a year of
the qualifying Opticstar purchase, the cash back can be claimed by contacting
Opticstar by email or over the phone quoting the receipt number(s). Please
allow up to 14 days to process the payment.
The A&M 80mm f/6 A&M/TMB has been
reviewed in Cloudy Nights
and it has been hailed as the "best of breed". The review concludes by saying "offers
stunning performance while standing out from the crowd, look no further".
The new Opticstar DS-616C XL+ deep-sky CCD is the successor to the
popular DS-616C XL that earned the annual star product award back in 2013. It maintains all the
features of the original model as well as other improvements.
DS-616C XL is Astronomy Magazine's Star Product
posted: 12th September 2013
The Opticstar DS-616C XL deep-sky CCD camera has earned the annual star product award from
Astronomy, the world's best-selling astronomy magazine. Read about it in the September 2013 issue.