Losmandy GM-8 Mount w/GEMINI Computer $2,495.00,  Losmandy GM-8 G,Telescope Accessories Accessories, Top Sellers
Secure website, verified, safe for online shopping
The World's Largest Selection of Optics for Astronomy, Sport, Science and Education
Shop By Price
Shop By Interests
Gift Certificate

 


LOSMANDY GM-8 MOUNT W/GEMINI COMPUTER GM-8 G

  Losmandy Telescope Accessories Accessories
Tell Friend  

Losmandy
Other products by Losmandy
Similar items
Losmandy GM-8 Mount w/GEMINI Computer

Enlarge Photo
 
Sale Price: $2,495.00
Buy  Now!
 

Losmandy GM-8 Mount w/GEMINI Computer GM-8 G

Item No. 670-30009
Manuf. No. Losmandy GM-8 G

Eligible for Scope City Rewards at Check-out
Special Order Item Please read terms page before placing order

Losmandy GM-8 German Equatorial Mount with the Gemini Computer

30 lb. Weight Capacity

SPECIFICATION: R.A. / DEC. AXIS

  • All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized.
  • All stainless steel hardware.
  • One 2.100" diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • One 2.000" diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • Two 1.500" diameter needle bearings.
  • 2.812" diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth.
  • Dual supported, ball bearing housed stainless steel worm-heat treated and ground.
  • Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob design.
  • 1.250" diameter aluminum shafts.
  • Fully locking, unique tangent arm design altitude adjustment, 0-64 degrees, large knob for easy alignment.
  • Laser engraved latitude scale in 2 degree increments.
  • Single knob azimuth control, bi-directional +/- 8.5 degrees.
  • 3.500" diameter laser engraved setting circles 6 minute R.A. / 2 degrees DEC. R.A. circle engraved for Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
  • Porter slip ring design.
  • 160 oz/in stepper motor, 1.0 arc sec. step.
  • Spit Dovetail saddle-plate design. Accepts "D" series dovetail plates. Dovetail plate drops in and locks allowing for interchaning of any tube assembly, reducing the need for DEC weights.
  • Removable stainless steel weight shaft w/safety knob.
  • 7 lb counterweight.
  • 11 lb and 21 lb. extra counterweights available.
  • Through the axis polar scope, works in Northern and Southern hemisphere. Polar scope optional.
  • Instrument weight capacity 30 lbs.
  • Equatorial head weight 21 lbs.
TRIPOD:
  • All machined aluminum, black anodized.
  • Tripod height, adjustable from 27" - 43"
  • Fold-up tripod design for easy transporting.
  • Tripod weight 15 lbs.
The Gemini system has an impressive list of features
  • Very High Precision pointing to less than 1 arc minute
  • Object search mode with user definable search radius
  • Sidereal, Solar Lunar and King tracking rates
  • User brightness adjustable LED display
  • Up to 256 alignment stars permitted either side of the meridian
  • Menus are accessed by the standard Losmandy 4 button hand paddleż
  • An optional deluxe hand paddle that repeats the Main panel display informationż
  • RS232 serial port control by a PC using software such as The Sky, Guide 7.0 or Palm Planetarium
  • T-Point (Software Bisque) Compatible
  • Internal real time clock that displays, UTC, Local Mean Time an Sidereal Time
  • Up to 10 degrees per second slewing (G-8)
  • User definable Guiding, Centering Slewing and GOTO speedsż
  • Permanent Periodic error Correction
  • Allows manual telescope movement with optional shaft encoders
  • Southern and Northern Hemisphere operation
  • Retains position information after power off (for permanent observatory use)
  • EPROM upgradeable software
All heights are to top of tripod. Add 9" @ 34 degrees to center of Dec.-R.A. junction. Add 6" from Dec.-R.A. junction to top of saddle.


Need Help? To Place an Order: Please Shop Online,
Visit Any Scope City Center or Call Us Directly at 1-800-235-3344
 


Scope City 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Scope City unconditionally guarantees that you will be 100% satisfied with your mail order purchase, or just
return the merchandise in original condition within 15 days for a Full Refund, less shipping and handling charges!