iOptron’s ZEQ25 go-to mount puts the weight of the payload at the center of gravity. Its hand controller has a four-line LCD screen and a database of 59,000 objects. The mount has a payload capacity of 27 pounds (12.3 kilograms) but weighs only 10.4 pounds (4.7kg).
Price: $799; $848 with polar scope
This product appeared in the July 2013 New Products page.