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AM5 Mount with TC40 Carbon Fibre Tripod

The ZWO AM5 with Carbon Fibre Tripod is a new low-cost strain wave-geared equatorial/alt-az mount for on the go visual observing and astrophotography.
  • Mount type
  • Alt-Az/Equatorial
  • Max payload 13 kg without counterweight, 20 kg with counterweight
  • Mount weight
  • 5 kg
  • Drive Strain wave gears + synchronous belt
  • Reduction ratio
  • 300:1
  • Periodic error (PE) approx 20 arcsec, 432 seconds duration
  • RA drive NEMA42 stepper motor + brake
  • DEC drive NEMA35 stepper motor
  • Weight 5 kg
  • Latitude adjustment range 0 ~ 90
  • Azimuth adjustment range 10
  • Dovetail saddle Losmandy and Vixen
  • Counterweight shaft M12
  • Stepper motor resolution 0.17"
  • Max slew speed 6/S
  • Power port DC 5.5 x 2.1 12V 3A
  • Power consumption 0.386A standby, 0.58A tracking, 1.5A GOTO
  • Guide port ST4
  • Communication interface USB / Wifi, ASCOM, INDI (LX200)
  • Zero Position Mechanical
  • Operating Temperature -20 - 50 C
  • Power failure protection Yes
  • SKU ZWO-AM5+Tripod
$4195
5 year Manufacturer's warranty
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