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AZ100 Alt-Az Mount. Slow-motion shafts.

AZ100 Alt-Az Mount. Slow-motion shafts.

Regular price £1,195.00
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CNC machined and black anodised finished and fitted with stainless steel hardware.
Specifications includes an 80.0 mm diameter 7075 aluminium wheel gear and brass worm gear in adjustable worm block.
32mm diameter 7075 aluminium axis shafts supported in high quality ball and taper bearings.
Features included adjustable friction clutches on both axis and 360 degree slow-motion controls allowing simultaneous push-to and slo-mo tracking.
High quality flexible slow motion cables included. Pair at 340mm & 440mm long. (Custom lengths available)
Both slow motion controls remain in alignment with the observer at all times.
Load capacity is 15-20 kg each side depending on scope length.
Mount weight : 8kg
Mount weight with 2 x DV saddles 9.8kg
Mount base has M12 tapped hole to attach to tripods.

Options for the base mount.
Pre-installed Renishaw 152,000 step encoders.
If you are using your existing Nexus DSC please check your encoder lead is compatible with the AZ100 encoder pin out.

The encoder cables move with the mount and don't wrap or tangle in the Az-axis as the mount is moved.
Goto motor System.
Nexus DSC Pro with WiFi.
DSC shelf - fits Nexus.
Losmandy 'D' section saddle. 200m long with 2 clamps.
Dual Losmandy / Vixen section saddle. 200m long with 2 clamps. 16mm central thread for counter weight shaft.
Altitude adjusting plate - When using a 2 scope setup, both scopes can be set to the same pointing position.
Y-Axis balance plate- Allows good balancing when using a bino-viewer or heavy eyepieces.
3.75 Kg stainless steel counterweight 125mm diameter. 25mm hole.
Counterweight shaft. 25mm diameter Stainless steel with M16 thread for attachment direct to a Rowan saddle.
Counterweight shaft and mounting flange. Select this option if you're not using a Rowan saddle.