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AZ 2500 DDS

The AZ 2500 DDS (Direct Drive System) mount is one of 10Microns latest project. A new computerized altazimuth mount with software integrated derotator/focuser.

This direct-drive mount is designed to provide exceptional performance, including high pointing speed and excellent tracking accuracy. It is particularly well-suited for applications such as satellite tracking, laser communication, astronomy, and atmospheric research.

The AZ DDS mounts integrate all the latest technologies and technical acquirements in mechanical, electrical, electronics, software and design fields: any single feature and component has been accurately studied in order to reach the highest level of efficiency that has always characterized 10Micron products. For over 20 years, 10Micron has been a leader in the field of telescope mounts. Their products are selected by astronomical observatories, universities, and companies worldwide for their technology, quality, and reliability.

The mount is designed for the use of two optics (75 + 75 kg), which optimizes the load on the mount and takes advantage of the azimuthal design.

Ask our team for any customized configuration.

  • Altazimuthal configuration with optional derotator/focuser,
  • Suitable for dual telescope configuration (75kg + 75 kg instrument payload capacity)
  • High-torque direct-drive motors
  • Ultra-high-resolution absolute encoders
  • Premium-quality bearings
  • Exceptionally rigid and compact body for optimal stability
  • Rapid pointing speed of up to 40°/sec
  • Highly accurate tracking capabilities
  • Stand-alone operation with included keypad
  • Optional software for automated modeling
  • Optimized for satellite and space debris tracking
  • Integrated focuser and derotator controls
  • Comprehensive selection of original accessories

Professional Graphic Display Included

  • Stand alone control unit – no PC required – includes all necessary functions for field use
  • Rugged keypad with metal body and reliable industrial grade micro switches
  • Large graphic display with up to five text lines and status icon, heated for low temperature operation, dimmable display and keyboard with LED backlit keys
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Name
AZ 2500 DDS
Mount type
Alt-azimuth (Equatorial optional)
Weight
76 kg
Instrument payload capacity
75 Kg + 75 Kg (dual telescope configuration)
Axes bearing
Premium quality large diameter, high precision bearings
Motors
Professional grade direct drive motors; no worm gears or transmission systems, zero backlash
Encoders
High Resolution absolute encoders, industrial grade
Power supply
48 V
Power consumption
10 A peak
Goto speed
more than 40°/s
Pointing accuracy
<10" RMS with internal 25 stars software mapping, max 100 stars. Automatic modeling software available
Average tracking accuracy
1" typical for 15 minutes / 0.6“ RMS with internal 25-stars model (real sky observation)
Safety features
Mechanical stops in both axis, Anti-wrap logic, Unbalance protection system
Security brakes
AZ +/- 235 and Alt: -100° .. +100°
Dimensions
460 x 288 x 669 mm
Focuser / DeRotator standard
GO1 by 10Micron. 10Micron specific, software integrated control, internal temperature probe: GO-0 and GO-1 by 10Micron. 12.5kg (0) / 25kg (1) payload capacity
Keypad control
Rugged keypad with metal housing, backlit micro switches, dimmable graphic display. All the functionality of the mount is available through the keypad without requiring an external PC.

Soce of Delivery

  • Fork Mount AZ 5000 DDS with high-resolution Renishaw Absolut-Encoders
  • Power Supply
  • #1452059 |  professional 4-line Stand-Alone Hand control

Please note: The Derotator / focuser is optional

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