Software Bisque Paramount MyT Robotic Mount

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Software Bisque Paramount MyT Robotic Mount
$6,000.00
Item # SO-MYT
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$6,000.00
  • The Software Bisque MyT EQ mount can carry up to 50 lbs of payload (100 total pounds including counterweights) when fully balanced.
  • A portable version of the renowned Paramount series, weighs just 34 pounds. A perfect choice for the discerning astrophotographer who is looking for a mount that they can easily bring with them into the field.
  • As smart and accurate as the Bisque Paramount's that have preceded it, fully computerized and capable of full remote control. 6 degree per second maximum slew speed, automated and configurable PEC, precision worms and gears.
  • Fine mount adjustments and calibrations allow for unparallelled customization and accuracy. All aluminum body is anodized in Bisque's signature red finish. Includes full suite of control software for your mount, telescope and camera.
  • All software is multi-license and Mac/Windows compatible. Includes a 20 pound stainless steel counterweight and counterweight shaft
  • Pictured is the MyT with tripod which is sold separately.
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Software Bisque Paramount MyT

The brilliant team at Software Bisque has managed to pack the same brains and perfection in engineering into an ultra compact version of their Paramount:  The MyT!   For the serious astrophotographer or observing astronomer on the go, the Bisque Paramount Mighty EQ Mount is a feather weight compared to its predecesors.  Weighing in at a modest 34 pounds, the MyT can easily carry 50 pounds in equipment, while maintaining the accuracy and tracking precision to be expected from a Software Bisque mount.

Bisque Paramount MyT EQ Mount Features

  • Weighs a very portable 34 pounds for the mount head.
  • Impressive 50 pound weight capacity not including counterweights.  With counterweights the total load capacity increases to 100 pounds (cw weight included in total).
  • As fast, accurate, and stable as it's cousins the ME II and MX+, the MyT includes 11cm (4.3 in.) right acension and declination bearings, 6 degree per second maximum slew speeds and high-torque precision brushless DC servo motors.
  • All aluminum precision machined body with signature red anodized finish.
  • MKS 5000 motor control system.
  • Research-grade brass RA gears with 7 arcseconds or less peak-to-peak periodic error - before PEC (Periodic Error Correction) has been applied by the onboard computer.
  • Plenty of room for additional accessories and simple but effective cable management.  Includes integrated guider port, two USB ports, a 5V 1A max power supply port, one 12V 1A max power supply port, pulse focuser port, and a generic through the mount power supply cabling port. 
  • Includes an integrated wedge for a latitude range of 0 - 64 degrees.
  • Additional polar axis adjustment extends the effecitve range by plus or minus 7 degrees.

Refined engineering and years of mount development have led to several additional mount features for the Paramount MyT EQ.  Through the mount cable management helps keep your set up organized and tangle free.  A rotating mount base allows for AZ adjustments to be made without affecting the mount's altitude. Red lights provide a soft glow under the mount to allow for ease of adjustment at any moment.  This light can be turned off as well as your viewing or imaging session gets underway.  Clutch-free worm block design maintains the mount's physical orientation to increase mount pointing and tracking accuracy while a mechanical switch on each axis will disengage the worm from the the gear while still balancing the payload.

Software plays a major roll in the funcationality of your mount set up and Software Bisque has you covered with a full suite of mount and camera control software.  Included with your MyT mount are the TheSkyX Professional Edition; a full featured planetarium style software that offers a beautiful interface for mount control.   Camera Add On software allows for camera, focuser, filter wheel and SBIG adaptive optics control.  TPoint software with SuperModel and ProTrack provides professional level telescope pointing correction.   All softwares included are multi-licence allowing for installation on up to 6 machines, and can be installed on either Mac or Windows operating systems.

 

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU SO-MYT
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? No
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Computerized - GoTo
Manufacturer Software Bisque
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
# of Counterweights Included 1
Weight of Counterweights 20lb.
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Mount Special Features Deck Illumination, Integrated Bubble Level
Saddle Width D Series
Weight Capacity 50lbs.
Leg Length N/A
Material N/A
Power Supply Included AC Wall Adapter
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
Weight of Head 34 lbs.
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Paramount MyT Mount Head
  • Hand Controller w/ Integrated Joystick
  • Stainless Steel 20lb. Counterweight
  • Stainless Steel Counterweight Shaft
  • Versa-Plate
  • 80W Power Supply
  • 15ft. USB Cable
  • Bubble Level
  • Hex Wrench Set
  • TheSkyX Professional Edition Software for Mac/Windows
  • The Camera Software Add-on for Mac/Windows
  • TPoint Software Add-on for Mac/Windows
  • **All software is multi-license and can be installed on up to 6 computers**
  • Printed User Manual
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Is there a polarscope hole for align?
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What are the power requirements? Can you use a 12v dc battery?
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What plate is required to attach the MyT to a Pier Tech 2 pier?
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No GPS is included! Is there an optional plugin available or must the location coordinates be entered into the SKYX software via keyboard? This would require a computer at the home and/or remote sites. Correct?
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Is the weight capacity  50lbs. of visual equipment or 50lbs. of photographic equipment?
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