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This is a handy accessory that plugs into the Synscan handset (before you power on). As the mount initialises it reads the GPS from the “mouse” so you do not need to enter the position manually. It also adds date and time for you.
Very useful if you use several observing sites.
Once read the GPS mouse can be unplugged and used for another mount (very handy for star parties).

Works with Sky-Watcher SynScan V3/4/5 Synscan handsets 
(requires V3.32 firmware or later)
Current V3 firmware is 3.39 , Current V4/V5 firmware is 4.39

You can update firmware for the Synscan handset from the Skywatcher support site to ensure compatibility is you are still on older version firmware.




Sensor uses GPS to automatically locate and input the users position (Latitude/Longitude) to the handset.            

Note not suitable for use with a PC. 

As my mount is now in a fixed position on my garden pier I have no use of this little gadget, since I have a fixed Lat/Long, so I am offering it for sale to someone who can make better use of it.

On FLO and listed at £119

For sale at  £70 (a discount of 41% from list price)

+ £4.95 recorded delivery  

Free collection from Fife with COVID precautions.

I had this working on my EQ6-R, (the first photo above shows it on the EQ6-R handset.)

It should be compatible with many other Skywatcher mounts but check before you buy.



Has a magnetic base, but there is now a Velcro pad as a more secure fix which reduces the magnetic effect, will still cling onto my metal pier but slides on a rounded tripod leg. 
Apart from the Velcro pad the mouse is in as new condition
Either peel off the Velcro pad, or better still get a matching Velcro pad to stick onto the position you plan to keep it (pads available Amazon or eBay). 
Though in fact you can remove the mouse once GPS position has been read and pack it away.




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