PlaneWave Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount

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PlaneWave Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount
$23,500.00
Item # PI-200HR
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  • The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount is designed to deliver unrivaled performance with up to 275 pounds of payload.
  • Designed with three modules for easy field work transportation.
  • The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount utilizes 10 inch-diameter Renishaw high resolution encoders fully integrated into each axis, with approximately 14 million ticks per rotation (0.07 arc seconds per tick).
  • Built-in homing sensors on each axis, permanent periodic error correction and a hand pad are just a few features of this great EQ mount!
  • Beautifully machined and finished, the PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR features a powder-coated aluminum exterior with stainless steel complements..
  • Equipped with 12.1 inch diameter, 360 teeth, aluminum worm gears in RA and DEC.
  • The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount enables you to make long, unguided exposures.
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PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mount

PlaneWave Instruments is proud to introduce the Ascension 200 and the Ascension 200HR German Equatorial Mounts. Both mounts are designed to give peerless performance with up to 275 pounds of payload. Both use 360-tooth, 12.1 inch diameter RA and DEC gears, have built-in homing sensors on each axis, and are supplied with permanent periodic error correction and a hand pad. The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR is additionally equipped with state-of-the-art high-resolution encoders on each axis that correct for residual mechanical errors including PE and DEC backlash, thereby enabling long, unguided exposures.

The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200 and the PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR are excellent mounts for both permanent observatories and portable applications. Modularity makes the mount easily transportable for field work, breaking down into three components. The heaviest component is 85 pounds.

The PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200 and 200HR mounts are beautifully machined and finished, featuring powder-coated aluminum with stainless steel complements.

PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200 German Equatorial Mount Includes

  • EQ Head
  • Sidereal Tech Control System
  • Control Software and Driver
  • PlaneWave 7.65 inch Saddle - or - PlaneWave's tilt-in saddle for Losmandy style 3-inch dovetail plates
  • Counter-weight Shaft
  • Shipping Crate
PlaneWave Instruments Product Number: 200HR

Customer Note: Because the PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200 HR German Equatorial Mount is specialized equipment, the price quoted here does not include freight costs. Please call 1.800.483.6287 during business hours for exact shipping cost to your area. Thank you!
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU PI-200HR
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? No
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Motorized - Dual Drive
Manufacturer PlaneWave
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included Motor Hand Control - Computer Control Thru Incl. Software
# of Counterweights Included 0
Tracking Rates No
Objects in Database N/A
Saddle Width Universal - Will adapt to most plates
Weight Capacity 275 lbs.
Leg Length N/A
Material N/A
Power Supply Included None - Requires Optional AC or DC Adapter
Tracking Modes No
Latitude Range Not supplied by manufacturer
Weight of Tripod/Monopod N/A
Weight of Head 240 lbs.
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Included Items

Included Items

  • PlaneWave Instruments Ascension 200HR \r\nGerman Equatorial Mount
  • EQ Head
  • High Resolution Encoders
  • Sidereal Tech Control System
  • Control Software and Driver
  • PlaneWave 7.65 inch Saddle - or - PlaneWave's tilt-in saddle for Losmandy style 3-inch dovetail plates
  • Counter-weight Shaft
  • Shipping Crate
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