10Micron AZ1000HPS Alt-Azimuth Mount

Starting Price: $9,197.00
Price as Configured: $9,197.00
Brand: 10Micron Astro Technologies / SKU: 10M-1000AZ
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10M-1080 - 10Micron 13.2 lbs (6 kg) Counterweight for 1000HPS
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This 13.2 lbs. (6 kg) counterweight is exclusively designed for GM1000HPS, AZ1000HPS, and BM1000 Leonardo mounts. A precise 30mm hole offers a smooth movement on the shaft, and facilitates the balancing operations and the stainless steel guarantees no corrosion. The ergonomic screw ensures safe tightening.
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About This Product
Designed for the GM1000 HPS Mount and the Leonardo Binomount, the Aries Tripod is the world´s most rigid and most lightweight collapsible tripod. With a folding dual-tube upper leg design, to provide maximum rigidity, it has been tested to sustain the HPS-encoder accuracy of the 10Micron HPS mounts. It is a state of the art tripod and the best solution for your GM1000 HPS mount.
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This 6.6 lbs. (3 kg) counterweight is exclusively designed for GM1000HPS, AZ1000HPS, and BM1000 Leonardo mounts. A precise 30mm hole offers a smooth movement on the shaft, and facilitates the balancing operations and the stainless steel guarantees no corrosion. The ergonomic screw ensures safe tightening.
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This 13.2 lbs. (6 kg) counterweight is exclusively designed for GM1000HPS, AZ1000HPS, and BM1000 Leonardo mounts. A precise 30mm hole offers a smooth movement on the shaft, and facilitates the balancing operations and the stainless steel guarantees no corrosion. The ergonomic screw ensures safe tightening.
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10M-1105 - 10Micron Saddle Side-by-Side Plate Adapter for 1000HPS Mounts
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This adapter is required in order to accommodate the Lodual plate (#10M2105) on the 1000HPS mounts. The #10M2085 (Losmandy dovetail clamping plate 3″) is included in the kit. This kit ensures the correct orientation of the optical tubes in order to comply with the HPS fixed home position requirements.
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This new mount is based on the mechanics and electronics of the GM1000 HPS and offers an alt-azimuth configuration. The AZ1000 HPS is a very versatile, light and transportable mount designed for scientific activities such as visual and video astronomy, satellite tracking, photometric and astrometric measurements. Due to its alt-azimuth design, this special mount isn’t suitable for long-exposure astrophotography.

The mount is supplied with a short counterweight bar; it’s not necessary to exactly counterbalance the weight of the telescope: using counterweights for about 50% of your payload you will provide a sufficiently stable configuration.

Most of the GM1000HPS accessories are compatible with the new AZ1000 HPS.

The 10Micron AZ1000HPS basic package includes:
  • AZ1000HPS mount head with absolute encoders on both axes
  • Control box and stand alone hand pad
  • QCI 2.8 software
  • Counterweight shaft
  • 3" Losmandy-style dovetail clamp
  • AC/DC power supply
  • Mount cables
  • Integrated WiFi
The complete package for the AZ1000HPS adds:
  • One 13.2 lbs. (6 kg) counterweight
  • One 6.6 lbs. (3 kg) counterweight
  • 10Micron Aries or Geoptik Hercules tripod and soft case
  • DC/DC Power supply