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#26 patrickrebstock

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Posted 16 April 2019 - 02:59 PM

looks great,  if price comes down to 2k$ in the future i will be interested 



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Posted 15 May 2019 - 11:07 PM

I am now discussing dealerships with shops in the Netherlands and Germany.

You will soon be able to meet our products in Western Europe.

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Any news about dealerships? Do PM me if you want/more appropriate.



#28 teelgul

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Posted 18 May 2019 - 04:40 PM

We are proud to introduce our new product.
You can meet our new products at NEAF2019.

 

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This mount uses a strain wave gear instead of a worm gear.

Both Equatorial and Alt-Az are possible.

It can carry 30lbs without using counterweight. But its weight is only 7.3 lbs!!

 

You can buy from local dealers from May.

The price will be around 3,895US

Thanks. Great to know about this product and i would be interested. You have mentioned purchasing larger quantities of the HD gears , so any chance prices could be lower in future, or will the production be based only on advance orders??

Is purchase only though local dealers or can it be direct from Korea or other countries??

Thanks

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 12:22 AM

Any news about dealerships? Do PM me if you want/more appropriate.

Ganymedes in the Netherlands became our dealer.

Thanks. :)


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Posted 19 May 2019 - 12:24 AM

Thanks. Great to know about this product and i would be interested. You have mentioned purchasing larger quantities of the HD gears , so any chance prices could be lower in future, or will the production be based only on advance orders??

Is purchase only though local dealers or can it be direct from Korea or other countries??

Thanks

Vaidya

I think it's hard to get mount's price down anymore. 

We have dealers in USA, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Italy, Netherlands, Germany. Except for these countries, we can ship directly.

Thanks.



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Posted 19 May 2019 - 12:31 AM

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You can purchase the RedCat edition RST-135 from William Optics.



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Posted 20 May 2019 - 03:46 AM

 Regarding loads , say a binocular of 5 to 6 kg , do we need to do any balancing? I understand the mount mechanics can take the rated loads without CW but will balancing make it better ? For example   if i use the TS optics L bracket   to centre mount a bino I will need to use to a CW in a normal mount. With the RST 135 in the same  Altz  mode will that be required?

https://www.teleskop...mpensation.html

 

Thanks

Vaidya


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Posted 20 May 2019 - 08:45 AM

attachicon.gif 60179762_2265139470199494_3891985108915191808_o.jpg

 

You can purchase the RedCat edition RST-135 from William Optics.

Is this the same mount as RST-135 - do you have authorized support technicians in USA if something breaks.


Edited by bdg, 20 May 2019 - 08:54 AM.


#34 xuranus

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 08:40 PM

Is this the same mount as RST-135 - do you have authorized support technicians in USA if something breaks.

Yes. The same Mount.

 

We have a branch in Las Vegas. We will provide repair service there.



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Posted 20 May 2019 - 08:42 PM

 Regarding loads , say a binocular of 5 to 6 kg , do we need to do any balancing? I understand the mount mechanics can take the rated loads without CW but will balancing make it better ? For example   if i use the TS optics L bracket   to centre mount a bino I will need to use to a CW in a normal mount. With the RST 135 in the same  Altz  mode will that be required?

https://www.teleskop...mpensation.html

 

Thanks

Vaidya

 

CW is not required for 5 to 6 kg binoculars.

CW helps balance, but the RST-135 already has enough power.

 

Thanks.



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Posted 20 May 2019 - 09:52 PM

Yes. The same Mount.

 

We have a branch in Las Vegas. We will provide repair service there.

thx - can you plz comment on how the mount works with longer refractor tubes, and yes plz get SkySafari support faster!



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Posted 21 May 2019 - 02:24 AM

CW is not required for 5 to 6 kg binoculars.

CW helps balance, but the RST-135 already has enough power.

 

Thanks.

Great. I plan to use with the Gitzo 5 series. Is there a extension pier for That?



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Posted 21 May 2019 - 07:30 AM

thx - can you plz comment on how the mount works with longer refractor tubes, and yes plz get SkySafari support faster!

We recommend using short OTAs, but some people also use long OTAs satisfactorily.

Here is some customer feedback:

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Great. I plan to use with the Gitzo 5 series. Is there a extension pier for That?

Yes. We have a half pier for the Gitzo 5 series.

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Posted Yesterday, 11:22 AM

This looks to be very exciting product. Have few questions.

 

Will this mount reliably work for say a Celestron Edge 8 with CCD setup (~25 lb)  and TSA102 with CCD (~20 lb)

Do counterweight provide more stability. (windy situation)

I watched RST-135  tracking graph (MaximDL) youtube video and the settings are 10 Aggressiveness with 1 sec guide exposures. Why such a high setting needed?



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Posted Yesterday, 11:32 AM

This looks to be very exciting product. Have few questions.

 

Will this mount reliably work for say a Celestron Edge 8 with CCD setup (~25 lb)  and TSA102 with CCD (~20 lb)

Do counterweight provide more stability. (windy situation)

I watched RST-135  tracking graph (MaximDL) youtube video and the settings are 10 Aggressiveness with 1 sec guide exposures. Why such a high setting needed?

Will this mount reliably work for say a Celestron Edge 8 with CCD setup (~25 lb)  and TSA102 with CCD (~20 lb)

Yes

 

Do counterweight provide more stability. (windy situation)

No, CWs are only for tripod balance. 

 

Why such a high setting needed?

Guide settings will depend on your system and seeing. I use 5 sec exposures with 5 aggrs in Maxim. 




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