GM2000 HPS II Combi Equatorial Mount Head

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GM2000 HPS II Combi Equatorial Mount Head

GM2000 HPS II Combi Equatorial Mount Head

Price 13 950,00 €

German "go to" equatorial mount, compact sizes, exclusive 10Micron HPS technology with absolute encoders and high performances motor drives; payload 50 Kg (110 lbs).

Evolving perfection. The GM2000HPS mount, now in the new M2 version, is built for the demanding observer using photographic instruments up to a weight of 50kg – 110 lbs (counterweights not included). Movements are driven by two servo brushless motors, with timing belt reduction having zerobacklash. Both axes feature a classic worm – wormwheel pairing. The wormwheels are made of bronze (B14), with a diameter of 172mm and 215 teeth, while the worms are made of alloy steel with a diameter of 24mm. The axes themselves are made of 50mm diameter alloy steel, for the maximum rigidity.

TypeGerman Equatorial Mount
Weight (mount)33 kg – 73 lbs without accessories
Weight, Ultraportable version (mount)18 kg – 40 lbs + 15 kg – 33 lbs without accessories
Instrument payload capacity50kg – 110 lbs
Latitude range20° – 70°
Azimuth fine adjustment range+/− 10°
Counterweight shaft40 mm diameter, stainless steel, weight 4 kg – 9 lbs
Axes50 mm diameter, alloy steel
BearingsPre-loaded tapered roller bearing
Worm wheels215 teeth, 172 mm diameter, B14 bronze
Wormsdiameter 24mm, tempered alloy steel, grinded and lapped
Transmission systemBacklash-free system with timing belt and automatic backlash recovery
Motors2 axes servo brushless
Power supply24 V DC
Power consumption~ 0,7 A while tracking
~ 3 A at maximum speed
~ 5 A peak
Go-to speedAdjustable from 2°/s to 20°/s
Pointing accuracy< 20” with internal multiple-stars software mapping
Average tracking accuracy< +/− 1" typical for 15 minutes (< 0.7" RMS)
with internal 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)
Operational temperature range (standard)- 15° C to + 35° C
+ 05° F to + 95° F
Storage temperature range- 40° C to + 50° C
- 40° F to +122° F
Special operational temperature rangeOptional, for very low temperature (-30°C / -22° F): see options for more details
Communication portsRS–232 port; GPS port; autoguide ST-4 protocol port; Ethernet port
DatabaseStars: 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 featuresUser 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 controlRemote 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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