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Trident Pro - Direct Friction Drive Telescope Mount

Trident Pro - Direct Friction Drive Telescope Mount

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Introducing the JTW Trident Pro. This is a premium version of the proven JTW Trident & our Direct Friction Drive system, one of the most cost effective ways to carry a large payload. The scoring system is relative to other mounts in our new modular range.

This listing is to reserve a mount from the first batch. No deposit is required.

- 75 kg Payload*
- 35 kg Mount head weight
- Full aerospace aluminium construction
- Backlash-free gear drive
- 15.0° per second slew rate
- 0.12" Drive resolution
- 0.02" Resolution absolute encoders, both axes
- Guiding not required**
- Losmandy/Vixen saddle with no-mark clamping
- Internal mount wiring
- Through-mount cable conduit
- Soft and hard overtravel limits
- Tool-free operation
- Fine polar alignment system
- 15° to 75° latitude range
- 90° Alt-Az mode
- WiFi, Ethernet and USB connectivity
- Dimmable red work light

First batch introductory price 6995 euro (exc. VAT) - Normal price 7995 euro
Website product page coming soon, mounts from the first batch can be reserved with no deposit or obligation.

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* For difficult loads such as large refracting telescopes the payload will be reduced
** In almost all instances. Some special situations such as extremely long focal lengths may require guiding
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