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Losmandy G-11 with Gemini GoTo System and HD Tripod

$3,195.00



The Losmandy G-11 will handle a load capacity of 60 pounds, and this model comes with the Losmandy Gemini 2 GoTo System, complete with servo motors that deliver slewing rates of up to 6 degrees per second and an online database of over 40,000 objects. Below you'll find specifications on the G-11 mount itself, and below that, a write up on the Gemini GoTo System

Losmandy G-11 Equatorial Mount Specifications...

  • All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized.
  • All stainless steel hardware.
  • One 3.750 diameter needle thrust bearing - One 2.000 diameter needle thrust bearing - Two 1.500 diameter needle bearings.
  • 5.625 diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 360 tooth.
  • Dual supported, ball bearing housed stainless steel worm-heat treated and ground.
  • Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob design.
  • 1.250 diameter stainless steel shafts.
  • Fully locking, unique tangent arm design altitude adjustment, 14-64 degrees, large knob for easy alignment. (8-68 degrees with small modification).
  • Laser engraved latitude scale in 2 degree increments.
  • Single knob azimuth control, bi-directional +/- 8.5 degree.
  • 5.000" diameter laser engraved setting circles, 4 minute R.A., vernier reading to 1 minute / 1 degrees DEC., vernier reading to 0.1 degree. R.A. circle engraved for Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
  • Porter slip ring design.
  • 160 oz/in stepper motor, 0.5 arc sec. step.
  • Dovetail saddle-plate allows for the interchanging of any tube assembly-reduces need for DEC. weights.
  • Removable stainless steel weight shaft w/safety knob.
  • 21 lb counterweight - Optional 7 lb and 11 lb extra counterweights available.
  • Through the axis polar scope, works in Northern and Southern Hemisphere. Polar scope optional.
  • Instrument weight capacity 60 lbs.
  • Equatorial head weight 36 lbs.
  • Tripod: All machined aluminum, black anodized, powder coated.
  • Tripod height, adjustable from 33 - 48
  • Removable leg design for easy transporting.
  • Tripod weight 35 lbs.
  • Dual Axis Electronics: Diamond push button pattern.
  • R.A. and DEC. reversing switches.
  • Three guiding rates - 30%, 50% and 2x sidereal rate.
  • Three setting rates - 4x, 8x, 16x sidereal rate.
  • Quartz tracking rates: sidereal, solar, lunar, king.
  • Periodic Error Correction (PEC).
  • Programmable DEC. Backlash Compensation (TVC).
  • Control panel dimmer.
  • Accepts auto-guider systems.
  • Northern and Southern Hemisphere operation
  • 12 volt DC - 500ma power use.
  • Tiltable control panel for easy access.
  • Small hand control box for comfortable use.
  • All heights are to top of tripod. Add 10 @ 34 degrees to center of Dec.-R.A. junction. Add 7 from Dec.-R.A. junction to top of saddle.

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  • Shipping Weight: 90lbs
  • Manufactured by: Losmandy

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 26 August, 2005.