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Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 400 w/ Motor Based Encoders



Uninterrupted horizon-to-horizon imaging

Unlike a German equatorial mount, the symmetric equatorial fork design does not require counterweights to balance the payload and permits horizon-to-horizon slews with no meridian flip.

Hardware Specifications

  • No meridian flips or dangling counterweights
  • Tracks objects up to six (6) hours beyond meridian
  • Extremely stable equatorial-fork design
  • 150 pound (68 kg) total instrument capacity
  • Compatible with Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes and truss OTAs up to 17-inches
  • 20 arcseconds or less standard pointing accuracy
  • 10 arcseconds or less with optional on-axis encoders (OAE)
  • Optional on-axis encoders deliver sub-0.1 arcsecond resolution for optimal performance
  • Belt-driven gears with spring loaded worm to gear interface results in virtually zero backlash
  • Integrated azimuth and elevation polar-alignment adjustments
  • Slews at 3.5 degrees per second in both axes
  • Easier and more comfortable access to eyepieces
  • All standard electronics and through-the-mount-wiring are enclosed inside the mount
  • Ample space for additional through-the-mount and fork-routed cabling
  • Power supply and PC to mount cabling included

Software Specifications

  • Includes TheSky Imaging Edition, the Dome Module, and Multi-OS and Six License Add On
  • TPoint assures extreme pointing accuracy
  • ProTrack assisted tracking assures pinpoint stars with long exposures
  • Includes (or switch) TheSky Imaging Edition for macOS, Windows, and Linux with identical look and feel

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