PlaneWave L-350 Direct Drive Mount

Starting Price: $11,500.00
Price as Configured: $11,500.00
Brand: PlaneWave Instruments / SKU: PW-600549
This mount has a telescope capacity of 100lbs and yields tracking performance between 0.05 and 0.10 arc seconds. Pointing accuracy of this mount is between 2 and 5 arc seconds.

Complete your set up with a PlaneWave pier and wedge - see "RELATED PRODUCTS" at the bottom of the page.

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PW-600359-L - PlaneWave L-Series Adjustable Saddle for Tandem Mounting, D-Style Pivot Dovetail Assembly
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  • Add to the versatility of your L-Series mount with this two-axis adjustable saddle to co-align two optical tubes.
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Mount System

Type Alt-Azimuth / Equatorial Direct Drive Mount
Weight 110 lbs (50 kg)
Max. Load Capacity 100 lbs (45 kg)
Latitude Range 0 to 90 degrees, Northern and Southern hemispheres
Cable Management Equipment cables can be wired through mount

Control System

Control Electronics PlaneWave Interface dual axis telescope control
User Interface PlaneWave Interface 4 (PWI4) Control Software with integrated PointXP mount modeling software
Homing Sensors Home position sensors are included allowing the mount can find its home position on power up.
Slew Rate 20 degrees per second (standard); 50 degrees per second (maximum), both axes
Power Requirement Accepts 120 to 240 VAC. Supplied with 120 VAC 15A IEC Type B Regulated Power Adapter.

Motion Control

Motor Control Industrial grade brushless motor control system and built in electronics
Motor – Azimuth and Altitude Direct Drive 3 Phase Axial-Flux Torque Motors
Encoder – Azimuth and Altitude 152mm stainless steel encoder ring with reader built into the azimuth and altitude axes. 18,880,000 counts per revolution (0.069 arcsecond resolution).
Motor Torque Approximately 20 ft-lbs continuous; 50 ft-lbs peak
Drive Electronics Industrial grade, off-the-shelf brushless motor drives for each axis with custom designed interface card
Telescope Control Software PlaneWave Interface (PWI4). Incorporates PointXP mount modeling software by Dave Rowe All ASCOM compatible.

System Performance

Pointing Accuracy <10 arcsecond RMS with PointXP Model
Pointing Precision 2 arcseconds at sidereal velocity
Tracking Accuracy 0.3 arcseconds over a 5 minute period at sidereal velocity
System Natural Frequency 10 Hz or greater