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iOptron AZ Mount Pro Head Only - 8920

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Mount
iOptron
8920
$1,383

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Highlights

  • On board rechargeable lithium ion battery for up to 10 hours of use
  • 33lb primary payload and 10lb secondary payload capacity, with a mount weighing only 13lbs
  • Whisper quiet low-power consumption stepper motors
  • Go2Nova® 8407 hand controller featuring 212K+ object library with an 8 line illuminated LCD screen
  • Zero backlash driver system
  • Built-in WIFI adapter for full ASCOM, iOptron CommanderTM and Sky Safari wireless control
  • Serial port for computer control and firmware upgrades
  • Retractable counter weight shaft
  • Position memorization at power interruption
  • Die-cast aluminum body
  • 3-Point easy level adjustment (need part #8340-PIER for a pier top, or #8340 for a MT tripod, not included)
  • 6 inch dual dovetail saddle (Losmandy/Vixen styles)
  • Stands a mere 10 inches tall (mount head only)
  • Built-in 32-channel GPS receiver
  • Automatic position and angular detection sensors
  • 100 ~ 240V Battery Charger included
  • Aluminum Hard Case
  • includes (8954) Alt lock levers
  • Two year limited warranty (90 day for battery)
  • Counterweight and tripod not included

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.

Manual:
Quick Start Guide (updated June 2016)
Instruction Manual (updated June 2016)

Firmware:
Download Latest Firmware

iOptron Telescope ASCOM Driver:
Install ASCOM Driver and Commander

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

Items that have been opened, damaged or are otherwise unsaleable will be subject to a minimum 10% restocking fee, to be assessed by Telescopes Canada upon receipt of the returned goods

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

Typographical Errors and Order Cancellations

Telescopes Canada reserves the right to cancel an order due to an error in pricing by Telescopes Canada or one of our suppliers, equipment being no longer obtainable, or other events which are out of our control.

Client-Initiated Cancellations

Client-initiated order cancellations are accepted prior to delivery of the equipment to the customer, thereafter it is a return.
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
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
Counterweight Not induced (Optional 10lb CW #3006-10)
Tripod/Pier/Tri-Pier Not included
Warranty Two year limited for mount
90 day limited for battery

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