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73994 Gaiax Equatorial Mount

Discontinued January 2011Gaiax

An equatorial mount for professional users

The Gaiax mount is a heavy duty GO-TO equatorial mount with a load capacity of 44kg, designed with high precision zinc bronze 216 tooth worm gears.

The mount is controlled by the SkySensor 2000 PC GO-TO controller which has a database of over 22,000 objects.

This mount is intended for permanent installation in an observatory.

An equatorial mount for professional users

The Gaiax mount is a heavy duty GO-TO equatorial mount with a load capacity of 44kg, designed with high precision zinc bronze 216 tooth worm gears.

The mount is controlled by the SkySensor 2000 PC GO-TO controller which has a database of over 22,000 objects.

This mount is intended for permanent installation in an observatory.

 

Specifications Gaiax Mount
R.A. slow motion axis 216-tooth wheel gears whole circle movement
DEC slow motion axis 216-tooth wheel gears whole circle movement
Tracking accuracy +/- 2.5 arc. seconds
Polar axis scope 6x20mm with built in illuminator
Altitude adjustment +/- 20˚ at standard destination altitude
Controller SkySensor 2000 PC, 500x at sidereal speed
Power source DC12V, 2A
Maximum loading capacity 44kg (97lb) approx, excluding counterweight
Counterweight 9.5kg (20.9lb) x3
Pillar Optional
Weight 50kg (110.3lb), without counterweights