AZ3000 HPS - Altazimuthal mount, exclusive 10Micron HPS technology with absolute axis-encoders and high performances motor drives [10M-3000AZ]
10Micron: Altazimuthal mount, exclusive 10Micron HPS technology with absolute axis-encoders and high performances motor drives; payload capacity of 100 +55 Kg (220+ 143 lbs) in dual telescope configuration optional
The new AZ3000 HPS is an altazimuth mount based on the mechanics of the GM3000. The AZ3000 HPS is a very versatile research mount, perfect for scientific activities such as satellite tracking, photometric and astrometric measurements, LiDaR laser applications and so on. Due to its altazimuthal design, this special mount isn’t suitable for astrophotography and for most of the amateur activities.
The standard version allows to assembly the optics to only a side of the mount and is supplied with a short counterweight bar. It’s not necessary to exactly counterbalance the weight of the telescope: using counterweigths for about 50% of your payload to get a sufficient stable configuration.
An option is available for a dual telescope configuration, as shown on the pictures above (see options for further details).$17,265.00 USDSpecial Order
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10Micron: This special option for the AZ3000 Mount allows to use two (or more) optics side by side.
This special accessory is dedicated to the AZ3000 HPS Mount and allows the use of two or more optics in a side by side setup, Optimizing the load of the Mount and taking advantage of the altazimuth configuration.
The Double telescope option i s compatible with all the plates used on the GM3000 series, inlcuded the dual plates Loduel and Maxidual; in this way is possible to use directly 4 optics, 2 per side.
Designed to offer a great sturdiness with no flexures, is all made from machined aluminized alloy. You can order the AZ3000 HPS Mount already configured with the Double Telescope option, or buy it after as an accessory.$2,930.00 USDSpecial Order
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