- The NOVA120 offers a cutting edge direct drive imaging platform that comprises extremely high rigidity, high quality and repeatability. Professional observatory grade mount for the highest precision imaging.
- Zero Maintenance : No gears, no worms and no belts : no maintenance, no mechanical wear, no summer-winter gear and worm tuning
- Extremely High Resolution Absolute Encoders: 67 million encoders on each axis
- No Periodic Error
- High speed Slewing ( up to 20°/sec)
- Long unguided exposures with higher focal lengths is possible
- No Autoguiding with the correct models and stiff gear.
- Mechanical Brakes: Do not fret loss of power if unbalanced
- Large access shafts through the mounts permits a larger number of cables can be routed through the mount to negate cable snags
- Can't Get Lost: Start the mount in any position, it knows immediately its location in space due to the extremely high absolute positioning
- The NOVA120 is the latest offering if great reliability, longevity and extreme accuracy
|Payload weight||up to 150 kg|
|RA-DEC axis diameter||Ø120 mm hollow shafts|
|Weight without couterweights||90 kg|
|Mount type||German equatorial|
|Bearings||4 preloaded 160/120 mm high accuracy ball bearings|
|Operating voltage||220V / 110V AC up to 120W axis|
|Motors operating voltage||24 V|
|Motors||One high torque frame less brusless motor per axis|
|Encoders||67 millions steps per rotation (26 bits), Absolute encoders
0.019 arsec per encoder step
|Absolute positionning on start up||Yes|
|Axis brake||On both axis, magnetic brakes when power drops|
|Latitude range||0 to 60°, for other latitudes, contact us|
|Pointing accuracy (with Pointing model)||downto 5 arcsec rms|
|Tracking accuracy||Better than 0.25 arcsec in 5 min|
|Azimuth adjustements||+/- 15 °|
|Software||Windows 7 to 10, ASCOM compliant software
|Counterweights||5 or 10 kg counterweights|
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