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The Different Unistellar Telescopes Explained: eQuinox vs. eQuinox 2 vs. eVscope 2 vs. Odyssey

The Different Unistellar Telescopes Explained: eQuinox vs. eQuinox 2 vs. eVscope 2 vs. Odyssey

Unistellar offers a few different Computerized Smart Telescopes, each with different features and specifications. Unistellar's Telescopes fall into two different categories; Expert Range, and Odyssey Range.

The Expert Range includes the eQuinox, eQuinox 2, & eVscope 2, while the Odyssey Range includes the Odyssey and Odyssey Pro

Expert Range

Here's a brief overview of the main differences between Unistellar's Expert Range of Smart Telescopes:

  1. eQuinox: A compact and lightweight smart telescope, offering a built-in camera and computer system for image capture and processing.
  2. eQuinox 2: An updated version of the eQuinox with improved optics - including a more powerful image sensor, and larger Field of View (FOV) than the eQuinox. 
  3. eVscope 2: Unistellar's flagship telescope, featuring a more powerful image sensor, and larger Field of View (FOV) than both the eQuinox and eQuinox 2. Additionally, this Telescope also features a Nikon Eyepiece.  

Primary features & specifications breakdown:

 

eQuinox

eQuinox 2

eVscope 2

Image Resolution

4.9 Mpx

6.2 Mpx

7.7 Mpx

Eyepiece

none

none

Nikon EYEPIECE TECHNOLOGY

Field of View 

27 x 37 arcmin

34 x 47 arcmin

34 x 47 arcmin

Limiting Magnitude

18.2

18.2

18.2

Mirror Diameter

114 mm

114 mm

114 mm

Focal

450 mm

450 mm

450 mm

Mount

Motorized Alt-Az

Motorized Alt-Az

Motorized Alt-Az

Battery 

11h

11h

9h

Storage

64 GB

64 GB

64 GB

Planets

✔️

✔️

✔️

Deep Sky Objects

✔️

✔️

✔️

Celestial Database

5 000+ nebulae, galaxies, clusters… 

5 000+ nebulae, galaxies, clusters… 

5 000+ nebulae, galaxies, clusters…

Star Database

37 million

37 million

37 million

Visible Stars

300 million

300 million

300 million

Telescope Weight 15.5 lbs 15.5 lbs 15.5 lbs
Tripod Weight 4.4 lbs 4.4 lbs 4.4 lbs

 

Overall, the main differences between the eQuinox, eQuinox 2, and eVscope 2 are in their optics and built-in features, as well as their size, weight, and portability. 

 Odyssey Range

Unistellar's Odyssey Range of Smart Telescopes have a few significant differences that set them apart from the Expert Range:

  1. Odyssey: A more compact, lightweight, and simpler-to-use Smart Telescope than the eQuinox, eQuinox 2, & eVscope 2. No focus adjustments or collimation required. 
  2. Odyssey Pro: Includes everything from the Odyssey - with the addition of a Nikon Eyepiece. 

Primary features & specifications breakdown:

 

Odyssey

Odyssey Pro

Image Resolution

3.4 Mpx

4.1 Mpx

Eyepiece

none

Nikon EYEPIECE TECHNOLOGY

Field of View 

34 x 45 arcmin

34 x 45 arcmin

Limiting Magnitude

17.2

17.2

Mirror Diameter

85 mm

85 mm

Focal

320 mm

320 mm

Mount

Motorized Alt-Az

Motorized Alt-Az

Battery 

5h

5h

Storage

64 GB

64 GB

Planets

✔️

✔️

Deep Sky Objects

✔️

✔️

Celestial Database

5 000+ nebulae, galaxies, clusters… 

5 000+ nebulae, galaxies, clusters… 

Star Database

37 million

37 million

Visible Stars

150 million

150 million

Telescope Weight 8.8 lbs 8.8 lbs
Tripod Weight 5.5 lbs 5.5 lbs

The Odyssey & Odyssey Pro are tailored for beginners with their emphasis on ease of use. Their compactness and lightweight design make them easily portable for on-the-go stargazing, while their simplified operation ensures a hassle-free experience for users of all skill levels.

Ultimately, the best Unistellar Telescope for you will depend on your specific needs, preferences, budget, and level of experience. 

If you have any questions/concerns regarding which Unistellar Telescope is right for you, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at support@redcarpettelescopes.com, or by phone during our posted business hours!

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