10Micron AZ3000HPS Alt-Azimuth Mount

Starting Price: $20,028.00
Price as Configured: $20,028.00
Brand: 10Micron Astro Technologies / SKU: 10M-3000AZ
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10M-3AZC - 10Micron Special Cold Temperature Option for AZ 3000HPS Mounts
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Technical Specifications

Type                                
Altazimuth German Mount
Weight (mount) 65 kg – 143 lbs, without accessories
Instrument payload capacity 100 kg (220 lbs) for standard single telescope configuration
100 + 65 kg (220 +143 lbs) for optional dual telescope configuration
Azimuth fine adjustment range (for initial orientation) +/− 10°
Counterweight shaft 50 mm diameter, stainless steel
Axes 80/50 mm diameter, alloy steel
Bearings Pre-loaded tapered roller bearing
Worm wheels 315 teeth, 247 mm diameter, B14 bronze (AZ)
255 teeth, 192 mm diameter, B14 bronze (Dec)
Worm screw 32mm and 24mm, tempered alloy steel, ground 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 ~ 1 A while tracking ~ 3 A at maximum speed ~ 5 A peak
Go-to speed Adjustable from 2°/s to 12°/s.
Special version 48V: from 2°/sec to 20°/sec
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 stops +/− 150° in AZ (software) +/− 155° in AZ (mechanical)
+/− 95° in Alt (software) +/− 100° in Alt (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 range Optional, for very low-temperature operations: contact us for more details
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 an 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.