Losmandy G-11 Motorized EQ Mount with Tripod

Losmandy G-11 Motorized EQ Mount with Tripod

Losmandy G-11 Motorized EQ Mount with Tripod

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Losmandy G-11 Motorized EQ Mount with Tripod

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Product Highlights

  • Motorized Equatorial Mount
  • 100 lb Total Payload Capacity
  • Precision Dual-Axis Servo Motor
  • Multiple Tracking and Slewing Speeds
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • Declination-Axis Backlash Compensation
  • Dual Losmandy/Vixen Dovetail Saddle
  • 60 lb Instrument Payload Capacity
  • 21 lb Counterweight with Shaft
  • Anodized Aluminum Tripod
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  • 1Description

Losmandy's G11 Motorized EQ Mount provides users with a powerful platform built to support and move larger optical tube assemblies. With a total payload capacity of 100 pounds, the head will comfortably carry 40 pounds of counterweights leaving a hefty 60-pound capacity for OTAs and accessories. All the hardware is made of stainless steel to handle the weight and resist wear over years of use, while a dual dovetail saddle will accept the common Vixen-series plates and the larger Losmandy D-series plates. A dual-axis DC servo motor is reversible for use in the Northern and Southern hemispheres and is powered by the included 12 VDC car/vehicle power adapter. Supporting the head and OTA is an adjustable height aluminum tripod that accommodates a wide variety of users.

While this mount configuration does not have full Go-To capabilities, once you polar align the mount and manually navigate to your subject, the controller will track it across the right ascension all night. Your OTA mounts via a Vixen/Losmandy dual dovetail saddle, and an adjustable-height aluminum tripod supports all the gear. Use the included hand controller to move the scope for navigating, and to track celestial objects. Since near and deep sky objects appear to move at different speeds, the controller features celestial, king, solar, and lunar rate tracking speeds, in addition to multiple slew speeds. An integrated autoguider port adds to the mount's usability.

Mount
  • Machined aluminum and stainless steel
  • Scratch-resistant and reflection-limiting black anodized finish
  • Stainless steel hardware resists wear
  • 60 lb payload capacity to handle large OTAs and accessories
  • Altitude adjustment range: 6-68° with locking tangent arm
  • Laser engraved latitude scale in 2° increments
  • Single knob azimuth control with ±8.5° travel
  • Dual dovetail saddle accepts large Losmandy D-series or smaller Vixen-series plates
  • Removable 1.25" diameter stainless steel counterweight shaft with 21 lb counterweight
  • Tilt-able control panel for easy access
  • Distance from the top of the tripod to the DEC/R.A. junction, at 34°, is 10"
  • Distance from the DEC/R.A. junction to the top of the saddle is 7"
  • Head weight: 33 lbs
  • 12 VDC, 500mA power requirement
Motors and Gears
    Motors:
  • Dual-axis DC servo motor
  • 0.5 arc sec per step
  • Reversible motors for use in Northern and Southern hemispheres
    Gears:
  • All stainless steel hardware
  • Clutch release levers for manual use
  • 3.75" diameter needle thrust bearing
  • 2" diameter needle thrust bearing
  • Two 1.5" diameter needle bearings
  • 360-tooth, 5.625" diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear
  • Dual supported, ball bearing housed ground brass Worm
Hand Controller
  • Right Ascension and Declination reversing switches
  • Three guiding rates: 30%, 50%, and 2x sidereal rate
  • Three setting rates: 4x, 8x, 16x sidereal rate
  • Tracking rates: sidereal, king, solar, lunar
  • Periodic Error Correction (PEC) program out-drives errors for more accurate long-term tracking
  • Programmable Declination Backlash Compensation programs out-play in motor and axis gears to prevent backlash when motors stop for more precise viewing
  • Control panel dimmer allows user to minimize light signature to protect night-adjusted vision
  • Northern and Southern Hemisphere operation
  • Auto-guider port
  • Runs on 12 VDC, 500mA power from included power adapter
Tripod
  • Durable machined aluminum alloy
  • Scratch-resistant and reflection-limiting black anodized finish
  • Adjustable height: 33" to 48"
  • Removable leg design for easy transporting
  • Weight: 35 lbs
UPC: 851868007485
In the Box
Losmandy G-11 Motorized EQ Mount with Tripod
  • Hand Controller
  • 12 VDC Power Supply
  • Adjustable Aluminum Tripod
  • Counterweight Shaft
  • 21-lb Counterweight for GM-8, G-9, G-11 and Titan Mounts bfzuafscwqvasecv
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Mount Type Motorized German equatorial
    Load Capacity 60.0 lb / 27.2 kg
    Motor Dual-axis servo motor
    0.5 arc sec/step
    Counterweight 1 x 21 lb / 9.5 kg
    Mount Dual saddle, accepts Losmandy and Vixen-series plates
    GO-TO Capability None
    Altitude / Latitude Adjustment Altitude: 14 - 64°
    Latitude: 2° incremental scale
    Polar Axis Scope Available separately
    Includes Tripod/Pier Black anodized aluminum tripod
    Adjustable height from 33.0 - 48.0" / 83.8 - 121.9 cm
    Power Source 12 VDC, 500 mA power supply
    Weight Head: 36.0 lb / 16.3 kg
    Tripod: 35.0 lb / 15.9 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 106.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 41.0 x 15.0 x 15.0"
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