The Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide optimum imaging performance for small to medium size telescopes. Now your telescope can take advantage of All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. Youll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.
Experienced imagers will love taking this portable mount to a dark sky site, with all the performance of their larger observatory mount. Or, if youre new to imaging, this mount will help you get started with the hobby and keep up with your needs for years to come.
Tripod Adjustable, Stainless Steel
Tripod Legs 2"
Weight (lbs) 46 lbs (21 kg)
Power Supply Car battery adapter
EQ Mount Weight 17 lbs (7.71 kg)
Tripod Height (Max) 64" in (1626 mm)
Tripod Height (Min) 44" in (1118 mm)
Tripod Weight 18 lbs (8.16 kg)
Counterweights 1 x 11 lbs
Payload Capacity 30 lbs (14 kg)
Motor Drive Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
Slew Speeds Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
Tracking Modes EQ North and EQ South
Alignment Procedures 2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
Communication Ports 2x AUX ports, Autoguider port, RS-232 port (on hand control)
Computer Hand Control Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
Database 40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
Power Requirements 12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
Internal Clock Yes
GPS Optional SkySync GPS Accessory
New mount for a bit of Astrophotography Bought this an upgrade to my existing Alt/Az mount with the intention of doing some astrophotography. Ordered Saturday evening and arrived Tuesday. Good communication and updates from Harrison telescopes. Tripod and mount all look sturdy and well built. Straight forward to put together and setup. (01/11/2019) Dave - Maidstone
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