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Product No. 36951 AXJ Mount Catalog No. 1024 p.25
 
Product No. 36951 AXJ Mount Catalog No. 1024 p.25
 

Product No. 36951 AXJ Mount Catalog No. 1024 p.25

The AXJ Mount features superior performance and ease of use while achieving sturdiness close to Vixen's AXD Mount. 
The sturdy and precision-made AXJ Mount, which is almost rival to Vixen's flagship AXD Mount, has a lightweight body that is applicable to SXG-HAL130 tripod. It is best suited for the demanding astrophotographer as a comfortable and secure imaging platform. 

Specifications

AXJ equatorial mount
  • R.A slow motion
    Worm and wheel gears with 225-tooth whole circle micro movement, 114.5mm in diameter, made of brass
  • Dec slow motion
    Worm and wheel gears with 192-tooth whole circle micro movement, 98mm in diameter, made of brass 
  • Worm shaft gerar
    15.5mm in diameter, made of brass
  • R.A axis
    40mm in diameter, made of carbon steel
  • Dec. axis
    40mm in diameter, made of carbon steel
  • Number of bearings
    14 pieces
  • Counterweight bar
    25mm in diameter, retractable
  • Polar axis scope
    Built-in 6X20mm finder scope, 8 degrees field of view, automatic turn off reticle illuminator, 3 arc minutes or less setting accuracy, Brightness adjustable in 8 steps, Battery: CR2032 (supplied for checking purpose), 3 stars alignment (Polaris, delta UMI and 51 Cep in the northern hemisphere, Octantis stars in the southern hemisphere) with precession correction until the year 2040.
  • Azimuth adjustment
    Fine adjustment with two tangent screws about 1.7 degree per rotation, Fine adjustable range about +/- 5 degrees
  • Altitude adjustment
    Latitude adjustable between 0 degree and 70 degrees (devided in 3 zones for high, middle and low latitude and adjustable +/- 15 degrees per zone), altitude scale in 5 degrees increments, Fine adjustment with two T-bar screw bolts about 0.7 degrees per rotation
  • Motor drive
    Pulse motors (Belt drive system), Micro-step motion control (300 pps)
  • Automatic slewing/tracking
    Automatic go-to slewing and high precision tracking with STAR BOOK TEN, 800? of sidereal rate at maximum slewing speed 
  • Photographic loading weight
    22 kg (Maximum torque load: 550 kg/cm at a point of 25cm from the place where the R.A and Dec axes cross.
  • Controller port
    D-sub9pin male connector
  • Power port, Electricity consumption
    DC12V EIAJ RC5320A Calss4 (center plus), Electricity consumption between 0.45A and 2.5A 
  • Dimensions
    420mm x 466mm x 138mm
  • Weight
    17.4 kg, without counterweights
  • Optional accessories sold separately
    AXD-TR102 aluminum tripod, AXD half pillar, AXD-P85DX metal pillar
Star Book TEN controller
  • CPU
    32 bit RISC processor 324MHz SH7764
  • Display
    5-inch TFT color LCD, WVGA(800x480=384,000 pixels), 65,536 colors, with adjustable backlighting
  • Power port
    DC12V EIAJ RC5320A Class 4, Center plus
  • Autoguider port
    6-pole 6-wired modular jack
  • LAN connecting port
    10BASE-T
  • Mount port
    D-sub9pin male connector
  • Expansion slot
    For Advance Unit sold separately
  • On-sreen R.A./Dec. display 
    1 arc second / 1 minute 
  • Power source
    DC12V (supplied from the mount side)
  • Battery for backup memory
    CR2032
  • Electricity consumption
    12V 0.5A(stand-alone use)
  • Working temperature
    0 degree to 40 degrees Centigrade
  • Dimensions
    169mm x 154mm x 30mm
  • Weight
    380g (without battery and without cable)
  • Celestial object database
    272,342 (SAO:258,997, NGC:7,840, IC:5,386, Messier:109*, 7 planets, q quasi-planet, the Moon and the Sun) *In the database, M91 and M102 are listed as NGC4548 and NGC5866 respectively.
  • Menus and major functions
    Automatic Go-To slewing, Sidereal tracking and different tracking speeds for the Sun, the Moon, planets comets and artificial satellites, Moon map, Backlash compensation, V-PEC, P-PEC, Extrnal autoguider connection, Vight vision mode, Available in 6 languages (Japanese/English/French/German/Italy/Spanish), Screen brightness control, Hibernate mode, LAN connecting update and more.

Accessories

  • Allen wrenches, one each of 6mm, 5mm, 2mm and 1.27mm
  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • CR2032 battery
  • M8 screws (4 pieces)
  • Ferrite core for LAN cable
  • Cigerette-lighter plug cord
  • Star Book TEN controller
  • Strap for SBT
  • AXJ instruction manual (This book)