SOFTWARE BISQUE Paramount MYT Portable Robotic Telescope Mount

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The Paramount MYT has a broad range of exciting features and capabilities that will keep you focused on the stars and not your equipment.

SOFTWARE BISQUE Paramount MYT Portable Robotic Telescope Mount

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German equatorial mount design.

Instrument capacity (not including the counterweights): 50 lb (23 kg).

Maximum payload capacity (instruments plus counterweights): 100 lb (46 kg).

The purchase of additional counterweights may be required for heavier payloads.

Weight of the mount (including the Versa-Plate): 34 lb (15.4 kg)

Every Paramount MYT component is custom machined from 6061 aluminum at Software Bisque's production facility.

The precision worms are machined from brass. Brass worms and aluminum gears that have a maximum seven (7) arcsecond peak-to-peak periodic error before periodic error correction. When periodic error correction is applied, the resulting peak-to-peak periodic error should be approximately one (1) arcsecond or less.

Both the right ascension and declination axes have a simple two position mechanical "switch" to engage the worm during normal operation, disengage the worm from the gear when balancing the payload.

A separate knob locks and unlocks each axis for transport. GEM design allows the right ascension axis to track past the meridian for up to 2 hours (time). All internal harnesses (cables) and motors are encapsulated inside the body of the mount.

Through the mount access holes allow you to add your own internal cables.

Calibrated polar alignment adjustments.

Paramount homing, tracking and pointing performance.

4.33-inch contact ball bearings in both right ascension and declination.

Periodic error correction curve fitting included with TheSkyX Professional Edition. 45 arcminute bubble level included.

A Paramount-style Versa-Plate for attaching optical tube assemblies is included. Power supply included.

Paramount MYT power supply specifications: Max Power Output: 80W, Input: 100-240VAC ~47-63 Hz 1.9A, Output: 48V 1.66A max.

One (1) 20 lb (9kg) counterweight included and can balance payloads from about 25-30 pounds.

The purchase of additional counterweights may be required for heavier payloads.. Optional 10 lb (4.5 kg) counterweights are sold separately. 33 cm (13 in.) long, 3.81 cm (1.5 in.) wide stainless steel counterweight shaft. Thread-compatible with the Paramount Counterweight Extension Shaft.

Standard Paramount MYT wedge can be adjusted to reach latitudes from zero (0) degrees to sixty-four (64) degrees.

Azimuth axis polar axis adjustment range is plus or minus 3.5 degrees from center position (seven degrees total).

Altitude and azimuth polar alignment knobs are calibrated, so that making adjustments using the TPoint Polar Alignment Report is simple and accurate.

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