- Freedom Find (dual-encoder) on each axis allows manual movement without losing alignment or positional information
- Track night sky objects automatically once located
- Photo & video cruising allows you to record panning video with up to six programmable stopping points
- Panoramic/Wide-angle photography
- The mount can control a DSLR camera to take long distance panoramas up to 360°.
- Video Cruising/Time Lapse Photography
- The mount can automatically move your video camera through up to 6 preset positions without any pause. Up to 5 speeds can be selected in this mode.
- DSLR interface. Take photographs automatically with your DSLR at up to 6 preset positions. The mount will stop at each predetermined position and automatically trigger the camera’s shutter release.
- Solar filter and solar finder included for safe viewing of the Sun
- The Virtuoso™ mount can be upgraded to Go-To by purchasing an AZ
Synscan™ handset and cable, allowing 42,900+ night sky objects to be automatically found from its extensive database.
- Maksutov-90 mm telescope optical tube
- Virtuoso™ Multi-Purpose Mount (Motorized alt-azimuth mount)
- 5×24 finderscope with finder bracket that converts to a solar finderscope
- Full aperture solar filter
- Eyepieces: Super 10 and Super 25
- 1.25” Star Diagonal
- Included shutter release cable for Canon Rebel EOS DSLR cameras. Optional cable available for other camera models.
- L-Bracket for shooting daytime panoramic images with your DSLR, camcorder & camera. (sold separately) smartphone
- Speeds in Time Lapse Mode: 1xRotation/24hrs/6hrs/3hrs, 2.5°/sec, 1.2°/sec
- AZ GoTo Handset and cable (sold separately)
- Requires 8 AA batteries (not included)
When viewing the sun, a solar filter must be used to prevent damage to the eye and the lens/mirror. In addition, please use a solar finder to locate the sun rather than using the telescope.
|Tracking Rates||Sidereal Rate|
|Slow Motion Control||Motorized|
|Motor Drive||DC Servo Motors, Driving Resolution 2.42 arc sec|
|GOTO System||Optional (AZ Synscan controller is compatible)|
|Shipping Weight||8 kg|
|Shipping Dimensions||30x35x55 cm3|
|Power Supply||Specified at 12VDC/600mA. 5V~14V(Absolute Maximum Rating)/600mA Acceptable.|
|Payload Capacity||4 kg|
|Slewing Speed||12 Degree/Second @ 12V Power Supply|