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Cyclops Optics

Rainbow Astro RST-135E

HK$43,580.00 HK$41,580.00
(You save HK$2,000.00)

Rainbow Astro RST-135E

HK$43,580.00 HK$41,580.00
(You save HK$2,000.00)
SKU:
RA-RST135E
Shipping Weight:
6.00 KGS
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Product Description

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Instruments loading (without counterweight): 13.5kg

Instruments loading (with counterweight): 18kg

Mount weight: 3.4kg

Super small and lightweight

The mount weighs only 3.4kg. Plus, it fits in one hand, so you don’t need a big bag for the mount.

±2.5arcsec PE

A high-resolution encoder from Renishaw is built into the RA axis. As a result, a periodic error of only ±2.5 seconds was achieved. Choose the RST-135E mount if you are bothered or reluctant to use the autoguide system.

Counterweights Not Required

Counterweights not required. Of course, no effort is required to balance.

Freed from balancing

The performance of the worm gear mount is sensitive to the balance, but the RST-135E is not. No need to rebalance even if you change the eyepiece or camera.

Strain Wave Gear(Harmonic Drive)

Instead of worm gears, a new type of reducer called strain wave gear (harmonic drive) is used. Almost no backlash and no maintenance is required. As it is widely used in industrial robots, it is very durable.

CNC Machining

CNC machined aluminum alloy AL6061 is used for aircraft. That’s why it’s small, light and stiff. The beauty of the machined surface increases the collection value.

WiFi

WiFi is built in. You can control the mount via the SkySafari app on your smartphone. Ascom Driver can be connected via WiFi as well as USB. GOTO and AutoGuide are now wireless.

GPS Receiver

GPS receiver is built in. The position and time of the observer can be entered accurately and conveniently.

Home Sensor

There is a built-in home sensor to find the mechanical origin. This is useful for permanently using Star Alignment data. Build an ultra-small remote observatory with the RST-135 mount. 

Included in the package

  • RST-135E mount with Renishaw encoder

  • Hand controller (Hubo-i SE)

  • Cable for hand controller

  • USB cable

  • Power cable (Alligator)

  • Power cable (5.5×2.1 DC Jack)

  • Adapter for camera tripod(3/8″ tap)

  • Adapter for PoleMaster

  • Soft case

  • 4mm Hex Wrench

 

Advantages of NEW Polar Alignment Base

  • Adjustment precision doubles
    The angle that changes when the adjustment knob is rotated one revolution has been changed
    Altitude: 2 degrees-> 1 degree
    Azimuth: 1.14 degrees-> 0.57 degrees
  • Altitude adjustment part backlash reduced
    Two additional bearings are used, and machining tolerances of the parts are minimized to significantly reduce backlash.
  • Increased adjustment convenience
    The shape of the altitude adjustment knob has been changed, making it easier to adjust without tools.
    As the bearing is added and the angle per rotation is reduced, a smaller force is required than before.
    The azimuth adjustment knob has been changed to allow the use of the T wrench provided with the mount.
  • Increased rigidity of the altitude adjustment part
    The possibility of breakage when operating with excessive force has been reduced.

 

Specifications – Mechanical

Mount type Dual mount – German Equatorial, Alt-Azimuth
Reducer Strain wave gear (Harmonic Drive)
Load Capacity 13.5kg(without counter weight), 18kg(with counter weight)
Recommend Telescope 8inch Reflector, 5inch Refractor
Weight 3.4kg
Volume 14.4 x 13.1 x 25 cm
Material Aluminum alloy AL6061, Steel, Brass
Surface coating Anodizing
Reducer size(RA) Model No. 17 (Based on HDS)
Reducer size(DEC) Model No. 14 (Based on HDS)
Motor Swiss made Maxon DC Servo Motor
Latitude range 0 to 90 degrees
High resolution encoder Built-in RA axis, Renishaw

Specification – Controller

Max Slew Rate 1,800x (7.5deg/sec) – 16V DC
Input Power DC 12V ~ 16V
Power Consumption(Tracking, 12V) 0.2A
Power Consumption (Slew, 12V) 1.0~2.0A
PC Connection ASCOM Driver
GPS Built-in (Hand Controller)
WiFi Built-in (Hand Controller)
Home Sensor Built-in
Compatibility ASIAir, StellarMate
  ±2.5arcsec (430sec)

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