Fornax 200

The Fornax 200 mount has been specifically designed and developed for BlackGem project and the HAT Project (Hungarian Automated Telescope Project). The Fornax 200 is a heavy duty German Equatorial mount for precise positioning and tracking extremely large telescopes up to about 150 – 200kg.

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Fornax 200

The Fornax 200 mount has been specifically designed and developed for BlackGem project and the HAT Project (Hungarian Automated Telescope Project). The Fornax 200 is a heavy duty German Equatorial mount for precise positioning and tracking extremely large telescopes up to about 150 – 200kg.

 

-No meridian flip / Recta and declination axeses can rotate 360 degrees
-Recta and declination axises built into one housing. The mount is very robust!
-Integrated controller hardver
-Integrated Renishaw 32 bit absolute encoders
-Telescopes also can be installed to the counterweight shaft, instedd off counterweights. In this case you can install even 4 telescopes!
-After switched on the mount you can start to use it instantly. You don’t need any reference stars.
-Closed loop control at the rekta axis (+-0,2 arcsec or less!)

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fornax 200 equatorial mount

Mount weight

About 120 kg

Max payload capacity:

250 kg

Photographic payload:

200 kg (counterweight excluded)

Overall dimensions:

210 x 269 x 397 mm

Gear:

diameter 500 mm, 2 modul, bronze, 250 teeth

Worm:

diameter 47 mm, multiple thread, grinded, hardened, corrosion proof steel (KO13)

Periodic Error:

< +/- 0.2 arc seconds OR LESS

Stepper Motors:

SANYO DENKI NEMA 34SM080-050-8W-SB-4

Voltage and Current:

24 V DC

 

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