The GM 3000 HPS reaches a Satellite tracking and positioning speed from 12 degrees / sek. with an average positioning accuracy <20" and a tracking accuracy of approx. 1"/15min (peak to peak).
The GM 3000 HPS disposes, in addition, of high-precision Absolut-Encoders on both axes which opens absolutely new possibilities. The mount never loses its orientation, even if one axis is shifted by hand. Also after a power failure no new Alignment is necessary.
10Micron has modernized the well proven parallactic / equatorial mount. By "Dual Axis Tracking", small errors in the polar axis and other disturbing parameters, such as deflection of the telescope tube, are compensated fully automatically during tracking.
Standard configuration of all HPS Mounts from 11/2015
Not available for retrofitting existing mounts
Standard cables and greases become brittle and cause severe premature aging when subjected to deep freeze temperatures over longer periods of time. We strongly advise to choose this upgrade package for either GM3000 or GM4000 mounts, in case the mechanics and electronics of the mount have to work flawlessly under hard environmental conditions. Please note that this can only be integrated into the mount during master assembly and can not be upgraded. This treatment would cost many times as much, if it were to be performed on an existing mount that would need to be fully disassembled to the core.
The ColdTemp-package includes:
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