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Bundled Special System including Argo Navis, encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable [WI-PN-ES-16-BSPEC]

WI-PN-ES-16-BSPEC
$841.61 USD
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Wildcard Innovations: Bundled Special System including Argo Navis, encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable for Explore Scientific 16" Dobsonian.
Argo Navis™ Digital Telescope Computer unit.
Including CDROM containing User Manual and Argonaut™ software utility for use with Windows XP®, Windows Vista®, Windows 7®, Windows 8®, Windows 10®, Mac OS-X® and Linux. Free Argo Navis™ cradle kit when purchased direct from Wildcard Innovations. For tripod mount owners, the cradle kit comes with a VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP®* strap & a cushion which allows the cradle to be quickly attached and detached to and from the tripod leg. For Dob owners, the kit includes screws and self-adhesive VELCRO®* Brand hook-and-loop self-adhesive tabs which allows the cradle to be conveniently affixed to the mount. Additional cradles can also be purchased separately. 
(* VELCRO® & ONE-WRAP® and are registered trademarks of Velcro BVBA.) 1 year limited warranty.

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About Bundled Special System including Argo Navis, encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable [WI-PN-ES-16-BSPEC]

Wildcard Innovations: Bundled Special System including Argo Navis, encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable for Explore Scientific 16" Dobsonian.

Argo Navis™ Digital Telescope Computer unit.

  • Including CDROM containing User Manual and Argonaut™ software utility for use with Windows XP®, Windows Vista®, Windows 7®, Windows 8®, Windows 10®, Mac OS-X® and Linux.
  • Free Argo Navis™ cradle kit when purchased direct from Wildcard Innovations. For tripod mount owners, the cradle kit comes with a VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP®* strap & a cushion which allows the cradle to be quickly attached and detached to and from the tripod leg. For Dob owners, the kit includes screws and self-adhesive VELCRO®* Brand hook-and-loop self-adhesive tabs which allows the cradle to be conveniently affixed to the mount. Additional cradles can also be purchased separately. 
    (* VELCRO® & ONE-WRAP® and are registered trademarks of Velcro BVBA.)
  • 1 year limited warranty.

Operating Modes:

  • Align on any object
  • Align on bright alignment star
  • Align on mount position
  • Display right ascension/declination
  • Display azimuth/altitude
  • Display constellation
  • Display optical encoder values
  • Display star chart cross reference
  • Display detailed object description
  • Guide to object
  • Search for object by name in catalog
  • Identify objects of specified types, in magnitude range, in constellation or within a specified radius, with horizon filter
  • Tour all objects of specified types, in magnitude range, in constellation or within a specified radius, with horizon filter
  • Manual entry of RA and Dec objects for PUSHTO operation ("From Planetarium")
  • Alarm on event with audible option
  • Display local time
  • Display UTC (Greenwich time)
  • Display local apparent sidereal time
  • Display Julian date/time
  • Current lunar phase and local date and time of next forthcoming phases
  • Stopwatch start/stop/reset
  • Stopwatch synodic (normal) or sidereal rate
  • Setup location (name, latitude, longitude - up to 10 locations)
  • TPAS™ - Telescope Pointing Analysis System™.
  • Measure, model, compute, analyse and store the values of various types of systematic fabrication errors in the mount, including geometric errors, flexure errors, harmonic errors. Can assist with improving the pointing accuracy performance of the system. Works with all mount types and for equatorial mounts can assist with polar alignment.
  • Refraction compensation
  • Equatorial table tracking start/stop control with elapsed and remaining time display. Programmable audible reminder alarm to indicate when to reset table.
  • GOTO controller altitude and horizon limit control and audible limit alarm.
  • Co-ordinate download from planetarium program or input from front panel for manual PUSHTO or automated GOTO operation.
  • Report enclosure internal temperature
  • Setup RS-232 communications ports for Baud rate and emulation mode (Meade™, Sky Commander™, Tangent™, ServoCAT™, Sitech™ or Argo Navis™).
  • Download firmware or catalog upgrades
  • Load orbital elements for asteroids, comets & satellites
  • Save, label and restore four different sets of setup parameters within the unit. This allows the unit to be easily shared between multiple mounts.

Supported Mounts:

  • Alt/Az Dobsonian 
  • Forks 
  • German Equatorial 
  • Equatorial Tables 
  • ServoCAT™ servo controller support 
  • Starmaster Star Tracker™ GOTO controller support 
  • Sidereal Technology SiTech controller support

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