Equinox Series is the high end of Sky-Watcher affordably priced family of Apochromatic Refractors. They feature the same precision optics as Sky-Watcher ED Refractor Series, but are housed in tube assemblies of the highest mechanical quality with unique feature.
Selected high-end Sky-Watcher telescopes benefit from the inclusion of Schott glass in their construction. Schott is the recognised world leader in glass utilised for precision optical lens systems, including medical instrumentation and famous brand camera lenses. Sky-Watcher’s parent company signed a worldwide exclusive telescope co-branding agreement with Schott in March 2008.
Schott glass is currently present in the EVOSTAR-ED APO Refractors, the SKYMAX-150 & 180 PRO Maksutov-Cassegrains, EQUINOX ED APO Refractors and the EXPLORER-190MN PRO Maksutov-Newtonian
DUAL-SPEED 11:1 CRAYFORD FOCUSER
This premium focuser is truly a delight to use and is a perfect match for these first-class telescopes. With excellent efficiency, it provides an exceptionally smooth 2-speed focusing operation with the utmost precision. Its fine-focusing facility is perfect for focusing accurately during Astrophotography. A graduated scale is marked on the drawtube for fast and precise focusing with CCD or DSLR cameras. The focuser is 360-degree Rotatable for easy framing of objects for Photography.