ASA - DDM160 Direct Drive Twin Mount Only

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The top of the line in ASA's mounts, the DDM160 Direct Drive Twin Mount is a dual-telescope version of the DDM160 and is a mighty piece of equipment with cutting edge features such as 160mm thick hollow axles and many hundred newton meters of torque. The mount has has very accurate encoders as well as a carbon fiber outer shell giving it a unique, stunning and appealing appearance!

SKU: ASA-DDM160XX
Manufactured by:
ASA - Astrosysteme Austria
 

Product Description

ASA DDM160 Direct Drive Twin Mount Only

 

The top of the line in ASA's mounts, the DDM160 Direct Drive Twin Mount is a dual-telescope version of the DDM160 and is a mighty piece of equipment with cutting edge features such as 160mm thick hollow axles and many hundred newton meters of torque. The mount has has very accurate encoders as well as a carbon fiber outer shell giving it a unique, stunning and appealing appearance!

ASA designed the DDM 160 as an Equatorial pier mount for installation on a fixed pier. It is also designed to support two ASA telescopes on each side of the polar axle. ASA can manufacturer the mount according to the customers needs and location site.

With an amazing loading capactiy of 661 Ibs, the mount is capable of almost any optical tube an advanced amatuer astronomer will likely use and its guiding accuracy is outstanding. Phillip Keller expertise, who is physicist and engineer played a major role in ASA product development. For an high quality mount, accuracy is also crucial and ASA has taken this very seriously and the "Autoslew" software is of great assistance. The DDM160 mount is delivered with a complete software package and options such as autopointing, precision tracking and internet remote control.

Specifications

Name ASA - DDM160 Direct Drive Twin Mount Only
Manufacturer ASA - Astrosysteme Austria
Model ASA-DDM160XX
Counterweights 34kg, 17kg
Drive electronics Computerized GoTo
GPS No
Head 485lbs
Material Aluminum
Payload Capacity 661lbs
Power Supply None - Requires Optional AC or DC Adapter
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Tripod Not Included

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