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Hi everyone, I am almost new to Astronomy - I currently have a Powerseeker set up but my mate has given me a konus digimax 90 he has lost the tripod can anyone advise me of a replacement tripod - I have a Go-To altaz mount I dont have a compatable Tripod I just want a cheap one. any links or any advice to get a tripod would be amazing - thanks in advance (im in the uk)
from £2.700 down to £2.500..
Let me know you thoughts:
The only one like that Italian Red with clear alum bits Avalon M-Zero, with StarGo with Bluetooth to go with SkySafari
Link to wideacreen-centre: www.widescreen-centre.co.uk/avalon-m-zero-fast-reverse-mount.html
Zero backslash, no jiggles, no maintenance at all, no grease or liquids. Full set of thin shield SFX bearings.
Really looked after...
The previous owner used only for visual - it was stored in his living room
Include with this mount some extra adds:
- StarGo with BlueTooth
- 300mm vixen William optics Vien dovetail (usual fastening scratches)
- Avalon X-Guider with GP Dovetail Clamp and Flat Base,
- Baader charger,
- USB to laptop cable
- T-Pod 90 Tripod
- Polar scope with Avalon designated bracket,
- Polmaster Avalon adaptor,
- 2 Avalon counterweights,
- upgrade to knobs and bolts,
- Avalon carry bags
Delivery cost and method to be agreed.
More pictures on request.
You can add the StarGo controller underside of one of the arms : see this picture:
Dear Avalon Enthusiasts,
Do you have PHD2 Guiding Logs that you could share? Preferably at least 30 minutes long.
I am curious about the contribution to the overall error from the individual parts of the belt reduction gear. PHD2 Log Viewer provides nice analysis capabilities for that. I am especially interested in the frequency analysis.
Background is that I have built a motion module that uses a timing belt gear reduction quite similar to the Avalon mounts. Performance is quite good already, but I would like to compare it to the "real thing". 😃