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AXD Equatorial Mount Unit

Mount AXD Equatorial Mount
R.A. 270-tooth full circle micro-movement wheel gear, 135mm in diameter, made of brass
DEC 216-tooth full circle micro-movement wheel gear, 108mm in diameter, made of brass
Worm gears 14.5mm in diameter, made of brass
R.A. axis 50mm in diameter, made of A7075 aluminum alloy
DEC axis 50mm in diameter, made of A7075 aluminum alloy
Number of bearings 21 pieces
Counterweight bar 25mm in diameter, made of stainless steel, retractable
R.A. setting circle 10 minutes (hour angle) increments, accessible to 1 minute by vernier reading
DEC setting circle 2 degrees increments, accessible to 10 arc minutes (about 0.167 degrees) by vernier reading
Polar axis scope Built-n 6x20mm scope, Field of view 8 degrees,
with illuminated reticle and bubble level, setting accuracy within 3 minutes
Time graduation circle : 10 minutes increments between 16h and 08h next day morning
Date graduation circle : 2 days increments
Meridian offset circle : Adjustable between E20 degrees and W20 degrees in 5 degree increments
Northern hemisphere : Polaris pattern with reticle applicable to year 2025
Southern hemisphere : Octantal 4 stars pattern
Azimuth adjustment Coarse setting : 360 degrees, Fine adjustment : about ± 7 degrees,
Twin tangent screws / knobs : about 1 degree per rotation
Altitude adjustment Latitude between 0 degree and 70 degrees (3 divided adjustments : ±15 degrees per zone), 2 degrees increments, 3 altitude zones (for high,middle and low latitudes), Twin T-bar handles : 0.5 degrees per rotation
Drive motors Stepping (Pulse) motors, with micro-step control (about 400pps)
Automatic slewing Automatic "Go-To" pointing with STAR BOOK TEN, Maximum tracking speed : about 800x sidereal rate, Precision tracking with micro-step motion control
Photographic Loading capacity 30kg (66 lb) at a point of 25cm above from the place where the RA and DEC axes cross.
Power source / Consumption DC12V, 0.45 to 2.5 ampere
Dimensions 457mm×465mm×152mm
Weight About 25kg (55.1 lb) exclusive of counterweights
Counterweight 7kg (15.4 lb)×1 and 1.5kg (3.3 lb)×1

Controller STAR BOOK TEN
CPU 32bit RISC Processor 324MHz
Display 5-inch TFT color LCD, WVGA (800×480 = 384,000pixels)
65,536 colors, with adjustable backlighting
Electricity input DC12V EIAJ RC5320A Class 4
Autoguider port 6-pole 6-wired modular jack
Mount port D-SUB9PIN
LAN connecting port 10BASE-T
Power source DC12V (supplied from the mount side)
Battery for backup memory CR2032
Power consumption About 0.5W (at the use independently)
Working temperature 0 degree to 40 degree Centigrade
Dimensions 169mm×154mm×30mm
Weight 380g (13.4 oz)
Firmware update Via LAN

Triplet ED Apochromatic Refractor Set

Package AXD-AX103S AXD-AX103S-P
Equatorial mount AXD mount
Optical Tube Optics Quad element ED Apo-chromatic
Objective offective aperture 103mm
Coating Multi-coatings
Focal length 825mm
Focal ratio F8
Resolving power 1.13 arc seconds
Limiting magnitude 11.8
Light gathering power 217×
Dimensions 690mm×115mm dia.
Weight
(OTA only)
4.6kg (10.1 lb)
Finder 7×50mm with illuminated reticle, 7 degrees FoV
Visual back 60mm and 42mm threads for T-ring, 50.8mm and 31.7mm push-fit (with Flip Mirror Diagonal)
Eyepiece Optional
Type of pedestal Aluminum tripod legs Pillar
Pedestal size 55mm in diameter, legs adjustable from 760mm to 1018mm in length Height : 881.5mm
Diameter : 114.3mm
Thickness : 3.5mm
Pedestal weight 10.3kg (22.6 lb) 14.5kg (31.9 lb)
Accessory Counterweight 1.5kg (3.3 lb) and 7kg (15.4 lb), Dovetail plate mounting block Counterweight 1.5kg (3.3 lb) and 7kg (15.4 lb), AXD Half pillar, Dovetail plate mounting block
Photography Prime focus and eyepiece projection Prime focus and eyepiece projection
Total weight of the package 55.3kg (121.8 lb) 59.5kg (131.0 lb)

Catadioptric-type Set

Package AXD-VMC260L AXD-VMC260L-P
Equatorial mount AXD mount
Optical Tube Optics Vixen's original Meniscus Catadioptric
Objective offective aperture 260mm
Coating Multi-coatings
Focal length 3,000mm
Focal ratio F11.5
Resolving power 10.45 arc seconds
Limiting magnitude 13.8
Light gathering power 1380×
Dimensions 720mm×304mm dia.
Weight
(OTA only)
10.0kg (22.0 lb)
Finder 7×50mm with illuminated reticle, 7 degrees FoV
Visual back 60mm and 42mm threads for T-ring 50.8mm and 31.7mm push-fit (with Flip Mirror Diagonal)
Eyepiece Optional
Type of pedestal Aluminum tripod legs Pillar
Pedestal size 55mm in diameter, legs adjustable from 760mm to 1018mm in length Height : 881.5mm
Diameter : 114.3mm
Thickness : 3.5mm
Pedestal weight 10.3kg (22.6 lb) 14.5kg (31.9 lb)
Accessory Counterweight 1.5kg (3.3 lb) and 7kg (15.4 lb), Dovetail plate mounting block Counterweight 1.5kg (3.3 lb) and 7kg (15.4 lb), AXD Half pillar, Dovetail plate mounting block
Photography Prime focus and eyepiece projection Prime focus and eyepiece projection
Total weight of the package 55.9g (123.1 lb) 65.0kg (143.1 lb)