- Quality and precision in
every aspect of design and manufacture
- Absolutely the best in baffle
design and low scatter surfaces
- Internal surfaces in Deep Sky Black
SERIES OTAs - EI200S
- Available in Standard Achromatic and Full Apochromatic versions.
- Precision Engineered by the Equinox Science Instrument Design Team.
- Optics fabricated from precision annealed Schott Grade A optical blanks.
- Optics are hand figured via laser autocollimation testing against NIST certified optical flat by Equinox Master Craftsman.
- The finest in machine work for metallic parts.
- High resolution imaging performance.
- Great light grasp of non-obstructed 10" aperture.
- Exceptional image contrast.
- The ultimate in baffle design and fabrication which incorporates Equinox "DEEP SKY BLACK" ™ low reflectance coatings.
- Exceptional Powder Coated exterior surfaces provide durability and an attractive appearance.
- Relatively simple installation and assembly for a "large" telescope.
- Full Equinox Customer Support from inquiry to installation.
- Fully adjustable objective cell assemblies
- 2-Stage Coarse/Fine focusers with Squaring-On adjustments
- 120 mm aperture refractor finder/guide telescope
- Objective lens baffled dewcap/lightshade extension tube
- Adjustable longitudinal trim weight for fine balance compensation of focal plane accessories
ALPHA DRACONIS™ - EI200S/RR1
ALPHA DRACONIS™ FOLDED - EI200S/RR1F
NU DRACONIS™ - EI200/RL1
- Design specs and price to be
- Contact us for pre release info
EQUINOX™ CONSTELLATION SERIES MOUNTS
- Rock solid stability and
robustness of construction
- Smooth, uniform, jitter free
motion in both axes
- Friction drive mechanism for
ultimate in tracking accuracy
- Analog and digital circles
- Pre loaded precision bearings
in both axes
- High torque DC motive power
- User friendly control system
- Surfaces finished to provide long life and durability
SERIES MOUNTS - EI100S
- German equatorial
- Adaptable to a variety of OTAs (Optical Tube Assemblies)
ALPHA SEXTANTIS™ - EI100S/GE1
- Load capacity: 34 kg (75 lbs)
- Base price: $5500.00
BETA SEXTANTIS™ - EI100S/GE2
EQUINOX CUSTOM MOUNTS/OTAs
- Equinox produces custom mounts and OTAs to user specifications. Feel free to contact us with your application needs.
Several examples of our custom build capability are
seen throughout the site
- Feel free to contact us to discuss your mount
The example to the right is a combination equatorial and
Azimuth/elevation mounting system.
- Pedestal contains inner gimbal for AZ/EL adjustment
of polar axis
- Laser source in polar axle housing provides alignment
reference for Theodolite
- Mounting can be aligned with NCP to within 3 arc
seconds during daylight