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ZWO AM5 Harmonic Equatorial Mount (with tripods)

ZWO AM5 Harmonic Drive

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ZWO AM5 Harmonic Equatorial Mount

ZWO AM5 equatorial mount and TC40 carbon tripod, demonstration models. Both items were used for customer testing. Sold with one year warranty.

Sale price 2360 CHF
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  • ZWO AM5 Harmonic Drive Hybrid AZ/EQ Mount & Tripod

    ZWO AM5 equatorial mount and TC40 carbon tripod, demonstration models. Both items were used for customer testing. Sold with one year warranty.

    Both items are in impeccable condition, they are like new, no marks or malfunctions are present on these two items.

    Sale price 2360 CHF
    Cash payment

    The ZWO AM5 is an all-new, ultra-portable telescope mount from the astrophotography experts at ZWO! Featuring cutting-edge harmonic drive technology, this mount has the extraordinary ability to carry up to four times its own weight with high guiding accuracy (0.5 - 0.8" arcseconds) and very low periodic error. The mount head weighs just 5 kg (11 lbs) and can carry 13 kg (28 lbs) without any counterweights, and can even carry up to 20 kg (44 lbs) with optional counterweights. This means you can carry up to an 11" SCT and some 130mm refractors - all without any counterweights! Compared to traditional gear or belt-driven mounts in its payload capacity class, the ZWO AM5 weighs around half of the competition, and that's without the added weight of counterweights. This makes it an extremely portable mount, and it can easily fit in a luggage bag for air travel.

    The ZWO AM5 is a hybrid mount, meaning it can operate in both equatorial and alt-azimuth modes. Designed with astrophotography in mind, this mount is made to accurately track the night sky with little periodic error for deep sky astrophotography or planetary imaging. The AM5 also has the ability to operate in alt-azimuth mode, which allows for simple up-down-left-right operation - perfect for visual observing. Its latitude range spans the full 0 to 90 degrees latitude, meaning you can use this mount anywhere in the world, including near the equator! Combining everything mentioned above, this makes the ZWO AM5 one of the most versatile mounts available on the market today.

    In case that weren't enough, the ZWO AM5 also features some extra bells & whistles that are nice to have for the modern astronomer and astrophotographer. The mount is WiFi compatible, which allows you to connect your smartphone or tablet to see best targets for tonight, control the GoTo function, and more. ZWO also optimized the AM5 to seamlessly work with the ASIAIR, meaning you can control your entire imaging rig directly from your smartphone or tablet. If you prefer a more traditional hand controller, the AM5 comes with a fully wireless rocker-style hand controller.

     

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    ZWO TC40 Carbon Fiber Tripod

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  • specifications

    Drive Type Harmonic Drive
    Free Shipping Yes
    Head Design Equatorial
    Latitude Range 0 to 90 Degrees
    Mount Head Weight 5 kg (11 lbs)
    Operation Hybrid (Alt Az/Equatorial)
    Payload Capacity 13 kg (28 lbs) without Counterweight
    Payload Capacity 20 kg (44 lbs) with Counterweight
    PEC Yes
    Periodic Error ±20 arcseconds
    Ports Autoguider
    Ports DC 12v 3a Power
    Ports Hand Controller
    Ports USB
    Telescope Connection Dual Vixen & Losmandy
  • included items

    • ZWO AM5 Harmonic Drive Mount Head
    • Hand Controller Cable
    • Rocker Hand Controller
    • ZWO TC40 Carbon Fiber Tripod

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    Notice of use of ASIAIR with the AM5:

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