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iOptron AZ 8920 Mount Pro w/ 1.75" 8923 LiteRoc Tripod - 8903

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iOptron
8903
$2,072 CAD

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Introducing the AZ Mount Pro featuring "level and go" intuitive GOTO setup

We call it "level and go", the term used to describe iOptron new AZ Mount Pro's simple set up routing. Using its built-in precision level indicator, the operator simply levels the mount and turns on the power; this capable computerized alt-azimuth telescope mount takes it from there. Utilizing the on board 32 channel GPS receiver and built-in position and angular detection sensors; the AZ mount Pro calculates its global position as well as the telescope orientation. Automatically the mount slews the instrument to an easily identifiable bright object in the night sky. The user need only confirm a bright object is in the center of the view, to activate tracking and GOTO functionality.

The new LiteRoc tripod resulting in a lighter tripod with stability similar to the old 2” one. It also has improved leg cuffs and sockets for further rigidity and redesigned leg lock levers securing the extensions position.Manual:
Quick Start Guide (updated June 2016)
Instruction Manual (updated June 2016)

Firmware:
Download Latest Firmware (12/17/2021 Satellite Tracking ready NOW )

iOptron Telescope ASCOM Driver:
Install ASCOM Driver and Commander
Mount AltAzimuth Mount
Body Materials Die-cast Aluminum
System GoToNova®
Primary Payload 33 lb
Secondary Payload 10 lb
Mount Weight 13 lb (including CW shaft and battery)
Gear Aluminum worm wheel/Brass worm gear
Motor 128X microstep stepper motor
Transmission Sychronous belt
Resolution 0.1 arc second
Tracking Automatic
Tracking Rate celestial, solar, lunar and user defined
Hand controller Go2Nova® 8407 with over 212,000 object database
Slew Speed 1x, 2×,8×,16x, 64×,128x, 256×,512x and MAX(~10º/sec, 2400X)
GPS 32-channel GPS
Sensors Position and angular detection
Level indicator Yes
Dovetail Saddle 6" Losmandy/Vixen dual saddle
Optional secondary Vixen saddle
Counterweight 10 lb
Battery Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery (11.1V, 4.4AH)
Battery Running Time 10 hour at 20ºC
Battery Charger 100-240V AC input /12.6V DC 2000mA output (Included)
Wireless Control Yes, full control via built-in WIFI adapter
Firmware Upgrade Yes, via serial port
Computer Control Yes. PC via ASCOM and Mac/Tablet/SmartPhone via WIFI
Tripod LiteRoc 1.75" stainless steel tripod
Warranty Two year limited warranty for mount
90 day limited for battery

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