* Holds a maximum instrument capacity of 30 lbs
* Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
* New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
* Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
* New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
* Improved latitude range. Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
* Improved electronics with increased memory for future expansion
* NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)