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10Micron GM4000 HPS II

10Micron GM4000 HPS II

10MICRON GM 3000


German "go to" equatorial mount, professional grade, exclusive 10Micron HPS technology with absolute encoders and high performances motor drives; high payload capacity of 100 Kg (220 lbs).


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Price Range: $20,093 to $20,096

Type German Equatorial

Mount Weight (mount) 65 kg – 143 lbs without accessories

Instrument payload capacity 100 kg – 220 lbs

Latitude range 20° – 70°

Azimuth fine adjustment range +/- 10°

Counterweight shaft 50 mm diameter, stainless steel, weight 8 kg – 18 lbs

Axes R.A. 80 mm diameter, alloy steel Dec. 50 mm diameter, alloy steel

Bearings Pre-loaded tapered roller bearings

Worm wheels R.A. 315 teeth, 244 mm diameter, B14 bronze Dec. 250 teeth, 192 mm diameter, B14 bronze

Worms screw Diameter 32 mm (r.a.) and 24 mm (dec.), tempered alloy steel, grinded 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 (9°/s in r.a.)

Pointing accuracy < 20” with internal multiple-stars software mapping

Average tracking accuracy < +/- 1" typical for 15 minutes (< 0.7" RMS) with multiple-stars software mapping and compensation of flexure and polar alignment errors Security stop +/- 30° past meridian in r.a. (software) +/- 35° past meridian in r.a. (mechanical) +/- 170° interval in dec. (software) +/- 172,5° interval in dec. (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 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 to control the mount via Tablet, Smartphone etc.

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