10 Micron BM100 Leonardo Bino Mount

Starting Price: $2,495.00
Price as Configured: $2,495.00
Brand: 10Micron Astro Technologies / SKU: 10M-BM100
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MaterialsAnodized light-alloy aluminum , all axes equipped with stainless steel/bronze bearings
Weight28.5 lbs. (13 kg) - mount w/o tripod or accessories
Counterweights3 kg or 6 kg
Counterweight ShaftStainless Steel - diam. 30 mm / length 500 mm
Instrument Payload CapacityMax. instrument load 13.5 kg. (30 lbs)
InstrumentationSuitable for binoculars / spotting scopes from 50 to 150 mm in diameter / compact SC-telescope-OTA up to 8”
Max. Instrument Height200 cm, at tripod extension 100 cm (perfect for observation in upright/standing position )
Min. Instrument Height50 cm, at tripod extension 100 cm (perfect for observations from a chair or sun lounger)
Pointing SystemPassive 3D pointing w. adjustable parallelogram, consisting of four anti-torsion rods 100 cm long
Elevation range-35 °/ + 53 ° below/above the horizon
Parallelogram rotation360° in azimuth
Tilt of instrument platform+/- 90 ° in elevation
Aux azimuth tilt (4th axis)+/- 15 ° to left and right
SafetyLEONARDO BM -100 is equipped with a quick safety lock that acts simultaneously onto both sides of the Parallelogram arms. Actuating one plunger (w. dual locking pin) will securely lock the parallelogram in horizontal position for mounting all optical instruments onto the instrument platform in total security
Use & Movement"Soft Move" fluid friction for effortless positioning in all directions. Custom friction adjustment in Azimuth and Elevation via Soft-Touch hand-knobs of large size, best suited even for winter gloves; for all other movements the axes are factory preloaded and steel-spring assisted
Optical Instrument lockStandard: two locking screws with interchangeable thread 1 /4 " or 3/8 " (world photo standards) .
Optional: 44mm dovetail clamp (Vixen/Celestron/Skywatcher comaptible)
Tripod Base AdapterSpecially designed for compatibility with 10Micron and Geoptik series tripods. The LEONARDO BM100 base plate can be mounted to any heavy duty tripod suitable for astronomical observations by utilizing the included adapter flange with predrilled holes
Available ColorsAluminum surfaces are Silk-Glossy durable anodized. The standard color is BLACK. 10Micron proprietary colors - Red or Blue - are available on special order (inquire for delivery time)