ZWO Optical

New ZWO AM5N Harmonic Equatorial Mount

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ZWO-AM5N
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Product Overview

ZWO AM5N Mount

 Improved for 2024:

  • New USB-C & DC 12v output ports on the mount saddle for improved cable management
  • New Bluetooth compatibility for improved connectivity
  • New base design eliminates azimuth locking knobs
  • Improved tracking with higher load angles & heavier payloads
  • Periodic error reduced from ±20 down to ±10 arcseconds


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Specifications

ZWO AM5N Specifications:

  • Mount type: Strain wave gear equatorial mount
  • Operating modes: Equatorial mode & Alt-azimuth
  • Load capacity: 32 lbs (15 kg) without counterweight, 44 lbs (20 kg) with counterweight
  • Counterweight limit: 11 lbs (5kg) maximum, excluding counterweight shaft
  • Mount Head Weight: 12 lbs (5.5 kg)
  • Latitude adjustment range: Full 0° to 90°
  • Azimuth angle adjustment range: ±6°
  • Periodic error: Less than ±10 arcseconds
  • Periodic error duration: 288 seconds
  • Autoguiding accuracy: 0.5 to 0.8 arcseconds
  • Drive: Strain wave gear + Synchronous belt (Reduction ratio: 300:1)
  • Drive (RA): Stepper motor + Model No. 17 (Reduction ratio: 100:1) + Brake
  • Drive (DEC): Stepper motor + Model No. 17 (Reduction ratio: 100:1)
  • Stepper motor resolution: 0.17"
  • Dovetail: Losmandy & Vixen
  • Tripod Connection: Standard 3/8" thread
  • Interface thread of counterweight shaft: M12 x 1.75 coarse
  • Max slew speed: 6° per second
  • Slew rates: 0.5x, 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 20x, 60x, 720x, 1440x
  • Power consumption: 12V / 0.386a (Standby), 12V / 0.58a (Tracking), 12V / 1.5a (Slewing)
  • Guide port: ST-4
  • Communication interface: USB/WiFi
  • Software Support: ASCOM/INDI/SkySafari
  • Zero position: Mechanical
  • Operating temperature: -20°C to 40°C
  • Power failure protection: Yes, built in gear brake
  • Power input port: 12v DC 5.5x2.1mm (12V-3A)
  • Power consumption: 12V / 0.386a (Standby), 12V / 0.58a (Tracking), 12V / 1.5a (Slewing)
  • Power requirements: 12v (11v - 15v), 3 amp power supply

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