"SmartStar-G GPS AltAzimuth Telescope Mount, Astro Blue ""The Cube"" Alt-Azimuth MountThe SmartStar-G comes with the patented Alt-Azimuth telescope mount, a.k.a."" TheCube"". This compact mount design is probably the most functional and flexible unit on the marketBoth axis motors are built into a small single unit which is universally compatible with all telescopes using a dove-tail connectionIn addition, there are no ""dead spots"" so you can point your telescope to ANYWHERE above the horizon, whereas, other mounts block the telescope tube at certain points of rotation. This mount also comes standard with AC connection. An optional DC adaptor is available so you can plug your telescope motor into your car if you're camping or at any remote locationOTA's with dovetail connection and a weight limit of less than 11 lbs.(including finder scope and camera) are compatible with the SmartStarTM-G GPS AltAzi telescope mount. (If you do not have a dovetail connection, attach your OTA using mounting rings and dovetail available at your local telescope store or the OTA manufacturer)The most easy to understand controller on the marketThe GoToNova Controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organizedIt also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content compared with the competition. Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large LCD screen, you can easily set up|The G-R80 400mmf/5 OTA is an 80mm Acromatic Refractor Telescope which comes with a 5x24 Finderscope for locating objects, designed to work with the G Series SmartStar Mount system|G-R80 Entry Level telescope system. Designed with the latest technology the 80 mm lens is crafted with a fluorite based, low dispersion glass that is ground and polished to exact specifications.|The precision design is excellent for viewing bright stars, planets and their moons, as well as for bird watching and other land objects|Two eye pieces come standard to allow for flexibility in viewing either a wider field or a single focused object.|All G-series telescope mounts come standard with a 32-channel GPS module for fully automated operation and alignment.|Simply turn on the GoToNovaTM Controller and the GPS module will automatically synchronize your telescope location and time with the GoToNovaTM computerized control system.|View celestial objects without having to manually punch in the date, time, latitude or longitude|Compatible with most tubes on the market:|Schmidt-Cassegrains 8"" and below|Maksutov-Cassegrains 150mm and below|Newtonian reflectors (if more than 40"" may block tripod at certain spots)|Refractors (not more than 40"")|OTA's with dovetail connection and a weight limit of less than 11 lbs. (including finder scope and camera) are compatible with the SmartStarTM-G GPS AltAzi telescope mount.|If you do not have a dovetail connection, attach your OTA using mounting rings and dovetail available from your OTA manufacturer|Heavy duty stainless steel tripod|AltAzimuth Telescope Mount The"" Cube,"" The only mount of its kind for ultimate rotation|Includes the GoToNovaTM Controller. The most intuitive controller on the market.|50,000 object database plus 256 user-defined objects|The largest LCD screen on the market with 8 lines and 21-character Hand Control with backlit LED buttons.|USB Port for PC Laptop control and firmware upgrades (ASCOM protocol)|Drive motor with 9-speed setting for precise tracking|Dual-axis Servomotor|Standard-equipment AC connection (Optional DC adaptor available)|32-Channel GPS|Payload: 7-11 lbs, depending on tubes and attachments"