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Orion Telescopes
Orion EQ-1CM DC Drive for EQ-1C Equatorial Mount
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  • Attach this handy motor drive to the Orion EQ-1C equatorial mount for motorized, hands-free tracking of celestial objects
  • Provides regulated sidereal-rate tracking in right ascension
  • Compensates for Earth's rotation to keep any celestial target centered for extended viewing
  • Includes clutch release in case manual right ascension adjustments are desired
  • Fits Orion EQ-1C equatorial telescope mounts. Runs on four AA batteries (not included).

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Item #  07822b

Pop this precision mini-motor on a compatible Orion EQ-1C equatorial telescope mount to track celestial objects automatically. It'll make observing easier and more fun!

This DC motor drive provides regulated sidereal-rate tracking in right ascension (RA). The EQ-1CM DC Drive features a handy clutch release which can be used to allow manual right ascension adjustments when desired. 

External disengage allows coarse movement of the telescope by hand with motor attached. The Orion EQ-1CM DC Drive includes the electronic motor assembly, mounting hardware, and battery case. Powered by four AA-cell batteries (not included).

The EQ-1CM Drive System is compatible with EQ-1C mount and EQ-1C-mounted telescopes including the Orion CT80 EQ 80mm Compact Equatorial Refractor Telescope and Orion BX90 EQ 90mm Equatorial Refractor Telescope.


Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-447-1001.

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Orion EQ-1CM DC Drive assembly
Mounting hardware
Battery case for four AA batteries (batteries not included)

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