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Losmandy - G-11 Equatorial Mount with Dual Axis Digital Drive

Model#: G-11DUAL AXIS

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Losmandy - G-11 Equatorial Mount with Dual Axis Digital Drive

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Losmandy G-11 Equatorial Mount with Dual Axis Digital Drive



SPECIFICATIONS: R.A. / DEC. AXIS 

  • 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.
  • The New Saddle plate is Both "D" as well as "V" compatable
  • Removable stainless steel weight shaft w/safety knob.
  • 21 lb counterweight.
  • 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.

HD 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. 

Product Series

SPECIFICATION: R.A. / DEC. AXIS * 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. * 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

Additional Information

Name Losmandy - G-11 Equatorial Mount with Dual Axis Digital Drive
Manufacturer Losmandy
Model G-11DUAL AXIS