THE DDM500, THE LARGEST STANDARD MOUNT WITH DIRECT DRIVE AND ABSOLUTE ENCODERS AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE.
Over 15 years of experience went into the design of the DDM500. Ready to carry large aperture telescopes with the highest level of pointing and tracking accuracy. Load capacity is 500kg/1100lbs on a custom-built pier. The ASA DDM500 is the perfect workhorse for all areas of research ranging from astronomical observations to laser communication and satellite tracking.FROM $ 106,000.- net
Alt-Azimuth (separate addon) / Equatorial
Yes, 2x 500kg
ASA Direct Drive
0 to 90 degrees
Included 24 volts
ASA API (application programming interface) available autumn 2023 ASA Software(Autoslew, Sequence-windows based) with ASCOM-Alpaca
Up to 50 degrees per second
<8” RMS with pointing model and ASA telescope
<0,25” RMS within 5 minutes tracking time over 5 min 0,05” RMS/min
10 Hz or greater
ASA In-house production
The competent partner that provides you with the whole package – ASA, guarantees the highest standard! Interferometric metrology, CNC machining, meter class optics, light weight mirrors, telescope systems, ground stations, assembly, factory testing and commissioning, everything is done by ASA itself.