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10 Micron GM2000HPS Equatorial Mount

Product Number: 10M-2000

Manufacturer: 10 Micron Astro Technology
Please inquire for availability. Delivery times are dependent on 10Micron production schedules and pre-production sales.  Arrangements can be made to take a deposit on the mount at the time of order rather than paying the full amount, depending on the predicted availability of the mount at the time of order.  We cannot sell 10Micron products to customers outside of North and South America.

Shipping prices calculated on the website are approximate and may need to be adjusted based on locations, particularly those outside the United States.

The 10 Micron GM2000-HPS can be ordered a la carte starting from a basic package or from a complete package and in two different versions, Monolithic and Ultra Portable as follows.  Please contact us for information on paying with check/money order.
Basic (al a carte) and Complete Package Options

Dovetail Clamps

Side-By-Side Dovtail Clamp Options
Requires appropriate dovetail clamps (10M-2085, 10M-2185 or 10M2135) above.

Tripod Options

Pier Adapter

13.2 lbs. (6 kg) Counterweights

26.4 lbs. (12 kg) Counterweights

Transport Cases

Mount Head Protective Cover

AC Portable Power Supplies
Use of a power supply other than the one(s) supplied by 10Micron will void the 2-year warranty on the electronics if a power supply malfunction results in damage to the mount electronics.

DC Portable Power Supply

10 Micron GPS Reciever

PinPoint Astrometric Engine

BackyardEOS Premium Edition

BackyardNIKON Premium Edition

Sequence Generator Pro

Expedited Delivery
NORMAL DELIVERY TIME IS 2 TO 3 WEEKS FOR IN-STOCK MOUNTS. Expedited delivery is available for an additional fee. Please select expedited delivery below and we will contact you regarding the additional charge.

QTY    
Price: $14,494.00
WEIGHT
Monolithic = 62 lbs (28 kg) without accessories
Ultra Portable = RA 33 lbs (15 kg), DEC 27 lbs (13 kg)
INSTRUMENT PAYLOAD CAPACITY
132 lbs (60 kg)
LATITUDE RANGE
23° - 70°
AZIMUTH FINE ADJUSTMENT RANGE +/- 10°
COUNTERWEIGHT SHAFT
40mm diameter, stainless steel, weight 9 lbs (4 kg)
AXES
50mm diameter, alloy steel
BEARINGS
Pre-loaded tapered roller bearings
WORM WHEELS
215 teeth, 172mm diameter, B14 bronze
WORMS
Diameter 24mm, tempered allow steel, ground and lapped
TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Backlash-free system with timing belt and automatic backlash recovery
MOTORS
AC servo brushless
POWER SUPPLY
24 VDC
POWER CONSUMPTION
Approx. 0.7A while tracking
Approx. 3A at maximum speed
Approx. 5A peak
GOTO SPEED
Adjustable from 2°/sec. to 20°/sec.
POINTING ACCURACY
< 20" with internal 25-star software mapping
AVERAGE TRACKING ACCURACY
Approx. 1" typical for 15 minutes
Approx. 0.6" RMS with internal 25-star software mapping and compensation of flexure and polar alignment errors
SAFETY STOP
+/- 30° past meridian in RA (software)
+/- 45° past meridian in RA (mechanical)
COMMUNICATIONS PORTS
RS-232 port, GPS port, autoguide ST-4 protocol port, Ethernet port
DATABASE
Stars: by name, Bayer designation, Flamsteed designation, Bright Star Catalog, SAO, HIP, HD, PPM, ADS, GCVS.
Deep-Sky: M, NGC, IC, PGC, UGC limited 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, 3-stars alignment function, up to 25 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 assistance 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; optional Wi-Fi.

QCI V.2 HPS SOFTWARE
additional features included:

  • Satellite pointing and precise tracking with "learning function"
  • Dual axis tracking (for simultaneous tracking both axes compensating for refraction, drift and flexure)
  • Follow objects routine (for non-stellar object tracking)
  • Automatic meridian flip / alternative meridian security lock
  • Electronic balancing
  • Up to 25 stars per alignment model - for precise modeling
  • Up to 10 pointing model database recall
  • GPS automatic data setting reader
  • Software assist for precise polar alignment
  • Refraction, humidity and air pressure correction
  • Visible objects filter for Satellites, Comets and Asteroids
  • Upgradeable database for Satellites, Comets and Asteroids
  • Multi language database
  • ASCOM compatible 
  • Baader Domes control implemented
  • Virtual Keypad by 10Micron for remote mount control via customer PC
  • Remote diagnostics assist option - for remote assistance and remote readout of all mount parameters


Ordering

A payment in full or a 30% deposit is required to place an order for a GM4000HPS from 10Micron.  The balance due on the order is required prior to shipment of the product to the customer.  Shipping costs will also be quoted and must be paid prior to shipment of the product to the customer.

If choosing the 30% deposit option, please check out with only the product and options from this page.  If you are purchasing other items, please check those items out in a separate purchase.  

Availability

Typical delivery times range up to 6 months depending on availability, production schedules and pre-production sales.  An anticipated delivery time will be quoted after the order is placed.

Order Cancellation

Orders that are canceled prior to shipment of the product from Italy to the US (if the item is not in stock in the US) are subject to a 5% cancellation fee to be withheld from the deposit.  Orders cancelled after the product has left Italy (if the item(s) is not in stock in the US) are subject to a 25% cancellation fee to be withheld from the deposit.  Cancellation of orders for products that are in stock in the US may be subject to a 5% cancellation fee at the discretion of Deep Space Products.

Deposits will be returned within 28 business days of the date 10 Micron was notified of the cancellation.

Warranty

10 Micron products are warranted against defects in materials or workmanship by the original manufacturer for a period of 2 years for electronic parts and 2 years for mechanical parts.  The 10 Micron warranty covers only defects that result from normal use of the product.  Damage to the mounting or accessories caused by modification, misuse, or rough handling are not covered under warranty.  Furthermore, any damage to electronic components due to plugging or unplugging while powered on are also not covered.

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