Here are the details about Az-Gti based on my analysis
Goto mount – This telescope mount is computerized GoTo mount, Goto can be done via Sky-Watcher App . Deep sky astrophotography will be very easy with Goto Mount.
Wifi control – This telescope mount can control via Wifi and sky-watcher APP. No cables no hand control problem, in the era of portable devices you can control everything of this mount via your Handphone.
Portability – This telescope mount is very portable and can carry anywhere, even this amount is very small in size can fit anywhere. It can handle 5-6 Kg weight without counterweight.
Mode – It has AZ mode basically, but by using new software you can make it as EQ mode, this mount works without any problem with EQ mode Only thing make in mind that you would arrange all gears on the right side. Everything I am going to cover here.
Easy Setup – This Telescope mount can easy setup quickly. Just need to point the north direction, and your telescope is ready for GoTo.
You can see on the screenshot two firmware list, and the top one is for AZGti – AZ mode which is already installed in your telescope mount.
AZ/EQ Dual mode is to activate EQ mode for Az Gti telescope mount.
Download the firmware and stored it your PC location.
Now download up-loader firmware
After this, let’s your PC join the Wi-Fi network provided by the mount’s built-in Wi-Fi or an external SynScan Wi-Fi dongle.
Install Equatorial Mode firmare
Go to windows search and search for MCFirmwareLoader_WiFi.exe and run it
Once the connection is made, you will see the above the window. Provide the EQ mode firmware location by pressing browse button in the Firmware file tab
System will automatically takes IP address so don’t need to update it.
Once all done press update button to upload your new EQ mode firmware into AZ-Gti mount. Hurray !!! Your AZ- Gti mount is ready for EQ mode.
I captured NGC5139 with help of this mount and my SVBony SV48 telescope.
I am writing a post to go through EQ mode setup and arrangement of Az Gti telescope mount for beginners.
How to Setup Az-Gti to EQ mode ?
Sky-watcher Az Gti telescope mount is best beginners mount for deep sky Astrophotography along with planetary imaging, and it fulfills all required ingredients needed for beginners, inexpensive, easy to handle and arrange, compact in size, portable.
This scope is worth in EQ mode and its working like a champ for me while doing deep sky astrophotography and planetary photography. I am going to publish a post about EQ mode arrangement and how it will be set up along with ASIAIR to get advanced astrophotography.
My SvBony SV48 900/50 refractor is working perfectly with this mount. So I would recommend this mount as best and must buy who are thinking to get their first mount for deep sky astrophotography.
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