The primary customer use is for someone who has a
long focal length refractor or bino scope. It will raise the eyepiece on
your optics up or down 9 full inches with the touch of a button. Images
in the eyepiece will stay in the FOV at 100x if the mount is leveled properly
Some users in observatories may find this feature
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GIF file of the pier in motion.
We will make nearly any pier
to your general specification without a motorized element as well. Our
pricing is very competitive and our service is excellent.
of the legs. The horizontal bar at the bottom is held with a post for alignment
and a threaded hole for securing it.
top with the T-slot. All that is required of your mount is a flat surface
on the bottom. The bolt head is held inside the slot. Other mounting parts
can be added as needed before shipment.
The battery box, motor cover and switch.
12 amp hour battery just fits inside.
As these are custom orders, pricing is by e-mail
Each pier-pod will be made to suit the customer's specifications.
This includes height retracted and extended, OD, etc.
The battery fits inside the pier.
There is a switch on the exterior to manually turn off
It takes 40 seconds to raise the pier all the way up.
Weight is 65 lbs. in this size.
Weight capacity is over well 250 lbs.
Top plate is 1"x 8" solid aluminum with a T-slot for the
The outer pipe is 8" OD.
The inner pipe is 6" OD.
Material is primarily aluminum, 6061-T6.
The slides are aluminum and hard steel.
Leveling feet move 4" with a screwdriver.
The legs are 1" solid square aluminum bars.
Leg joints are bolted together with 1/2" steel bolts,
The legs attach via curved blocks welded to the outer
Legs are foldable or removable for transport.
Finish is powder coated, black or the color of your choice.
Conversion design by Lenord
GoTo & Tracking Systems
5000 Green Hollow Dr.
Arlington Texas 76017-5910