Price 11 999,00 €
German "go to" equatorial mount, compact sizes, exclusive 10Micron HPS technology with absolute encoders and high performances motor drives; payload 25 Kg (55 lbs).
The GM1000HPS mount is built for the demanding observer using photographic instruments up to a weight of 25kg – 55 lbs (counterweights not included). Movements are driven by two servo brushless motors, with timing belt reduction having zero backlash. Both axes feature a classic worm – wormwheel pairing. The wormwheels are made of bronze (B14), with a diameter of 125mm and 250 teeth, while the worms are built of alloy steel with a diameter of 20mm. The axes themselves are made of 30mm diameter alloy steel, for the maximum rigidity. The double dovetail mounting plate guarantees the maximum compatibility with many telescope manufacturers.
|Type||German Equatorial Mount|
|Weight (mount)||19.5 kg – 43 lbs without accessories|
|Instrument payload capacity||~ 25 kg – 55 lbs|
|Latitude range||0° – 82° (90° optional)|
|Azimuth fine adjustment range||+/− 7.5°|
|Counterweight shaft||30 mm diameter, stainless steel, weight 1.7 kg – 3.7 lbs|
|Axes||30 mm diameter, alloy steel|
|Bearings||Pre-loaded tapered roller bearings|
Roller thrust bearings
|Worm wheels||250 teeth, 125 mm diameter, B14 bronze|
|Worms||diameter 20mm, alloy steel, grinded and lapped|
|Transmission system||Backlash-free system with timing belt and automatic backlash recovery|
|Motors||2 axes servo brushless|
|Power supply||24 V DC|
|Power consumption||~ 0,5 A while tracking|
~ 3 A at maximum speed
~ 4 A peak
|Go-to speed||Adjustable from 2°/s to 15°/s|
|Pointing accuracy||< 20” with internal multiple-stars software mapping|
|Average tracking accuracy||< +/− 1" typical for 15 minutes (< 0.7" RMS)|
with multiple-stars software mapping and compensation of flexure and polar alignment errors
|Security stop||+/− 30° past meridian in r.a. (software)|
+/− 45° past meridian in r.a. (mechanical)
|Communication ports||RS–232 port; GPS port; autoguide ST-4 protocol port; Ethernet port|
|Database||Stars: by name, Bayer designation, Flamsteed designation, Bright Star Catalogue, SAO, HIP, HD, PPM, ADS, GCVS. Deep-sky: M, NGC, IC, PGC ,UGC limited up to mV = 16. Solar system: Sun, Moon, planets, asteroids, comets, artificial satellites. Equatorial and altazimuth coordinates. User defined objects, fast slewing positions.|
|Firmware features||User defined mount parking position, 2‑stars and 3‑stars alignment function, up to 100 alignment stars for modeling, correction of polar alignment and orthogonality errors, estimate of average pointing error, storage of multiple pointing models, sidereal, solar and lunar tracking speed adjustable on both axes, declination-based autoguide speed correction, adjustable horizon height limit, pointing and tracking past meridian,, assisted balance adjustment, manual or GPS based time and coordinates setting, dome control via RS-232, configurable atmospheric refraction, network settings, comets and asteroids filter, multi-language interface. Remote Assist via Internet connection.|
|PC control||Remote control via RS-232 or Ethernet; proprietary ASCOM driver or Meade compatible protocol; update of firmware and orbital elements of comets, asteroids and artificial satellites via RS-232 or Ethernet; virtual control panel via RS-232 or Ethernet. Wi-Fi included to control the mount via Tablet, Smartphone etc.|
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