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Losmandy AZ-8 Alt-Az due out early 2015

Started by Greg Shaffer, 12/19/2014 01:47PM
Posted 12/19/2014 01:47PM | Edited 12/19/2014 03:16PM Opening Post
The Alt/Az mount, Part # AZ8 List $800.00 with tripod (scroll to bottom for pic)

All machined aluminum and stainless, black anodized
All stainless steel hardware
Two 2.100” diameter needle thrust bearing
Two 2.000” diameter needle thrust bearing
Duel saddle plates that accept Losmandy D series and Vixen V series dovetail plates
2.812” diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth, both axis
Dual supported, ball bearing housed ground High Precision Brass Worm
Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob per axis design
Slow motion knobs both axis
Will accept our 12288 line encoder, Part # DSCH
Will accept the Gemini 2 GoTo system for Alt/Az GoTo
Four 1.500” diameter needle bearings
1.25” diameter aluminum shafts
Adjustable height tripod. 30” to 44”
Additional 6” riders

This is a GM8 mount machined into a Alt/Az mount design
40 pounds of equipment weight

Photo is a prototype. It will be all black.




Attached Image:

Greg Shaffer's attachment for post 58951

20" MidnighTelescopes f/5
8" f/16 Muffoletto Achro
Meade 6" AR6 f/8.0 Achro
Celestron C11
Parallax PI250 10" F/5 Newt
Vixen FL102S,NA140SS,R200SS
80mm Stellarvue Nighthawk with WO APOupgrade lens, 90mm f/16.67 Parallax Achro
LXD75/LX200, Mini-tower, GP-DX, CG5 ASGT, LXD650, GM-8, G11, GM-100, GM-150EX, GM-200 and a Gemini G40
4" portable AP convertable 44" or 70" pier
Stellarvue M7 Alt-Az, TSL7 Pier/Tripod
12.5" f/5 MidnighTelescopes DOB Swayze optics
Statham GA
Posted 12/19/2014 01:48PM | Edited 12/19/2014 01:51PM #1
2nd pic

Attached Image:

Greg Shaffer's attachment for post 149044

20" MidnighTelescopes f/5
8" f/16 Muffoletto Achro
Meade 6" AR6 f/8.0 Achro
Celestron C11
Parallax PI250 10" F/5 Newt
Vixen FL102S,NA140SS,R200SS
80mm Stellarvue Nighthawk with WO APOupgrade lens, 90mm f/16.67 Parallax Achro
LXD75/LX200, Mini-tower, GP-DX, CG5 ASGT, LXD650, GM-8, G11, GM-100, GM-150EX, GM-200 and a Gemini G40
4" portable AP convertable 44" or 70" pier
Stellarvue M7 Alt-Az, TSL7 Pier/Tripod
12.5" f/5 MidnighTelescopes DOB Swayze optics
Statham GA