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#1 Hamzakt

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Posted 19 May 2019 - 07:05 PM

We are pleased to introduce a new high precision direct drive mount: The Nova120. I superbly engineered mount for the most demanding projects.

 

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Main Highlights:

  • Two mounts in one: it can be switched from Alt-Az to equatorial modes in a snap.
  • Extremely High Resolution Absolute Encoders: 26bit/67 million encoders ticks per axis
  • Zero Maintenance :No gears,no worms and no belts
  • No Periodic Error
  • High speed Slewing (up to 20°/sec)
  • Long unguided exposures with higher focal lengths is possible
  • Mechanical Brakes: Do not fret loss of power if unbalanced
  • Will not get lost: Start the mount in any position, it knows immediately its location in space due to the extremely high absolute positioning
  • Large access shafts through the mounts permits a larger number of cables can be routed through the mount to negate cable snags
  • Includes PRISM Advanced

The Nova is available for purchase starting today.

 

For more information, please visit us here: https://www.hyperion...oducts/nova-120


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#2 psandelle

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Posted 20 May 2019 - 11:24 AM

Is there a tracking-model software/procedure that goes with it?

 

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#3 Hamzakt

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 02:24 PM

Hello Paul.

You bet. We are including PRISM Advanced and it will collect all your pointing models and calculate them as well. The accompanying DDR drivers reads files directly form PRISM but it is standalone. Some of the included features of the driver:
Automatic NEO ans sat TLE data updates
Easy lookup
Easy database download and compile in seconds
Different tracking modes.
ALT-AZ or EQ modes
Complete control over the PID settings
User defined speeds
Intercept calculation, slewing and tracking

The combo Nova120 and PRISM v10 allows the astronomer to have the best toolset at their disposal.
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Posted 27 May 2019 - 03:01 AM

Hello,

  • Is the mount modular so you can separate for transport? 
  • Is there a hand controller option? Or it this a computer only operated mount. If computer only, what operating systems are supported? 
  • What's included for the price quoted? 
  • There's not a lot of information about counterweights, counterweight shaft specs, tripod options, etc. Any details on these somewhere on the website? 

Thanks.,

 

Best.., 

 

skybsd




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