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RC800 + DDM500

ASA at it's best!

The RC800_5 package includes the RC800 OTA and our DDM500 mount with 1100 lb. capacity! The result is our highest performance available in a package deal.

FROM € 195,000.- net

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RC800 + DDM500ASA at it's best!

Main Facts

Optical design
Fast Ritchey-Chrétien RC
Linear central obstruction
41%
Focal length
5480mm
Focal ratio system
f6.85
Clear Aperture / Focal Ratio Primary Mirror
800mm (31.5 inch) / f2.5
Image field
120mm (1.25 degrees)
Mirror material
Fused silica
Back Focus from the flange
345.73mm
Weight
246kg (542lbs)
Motor
ASA Direct Drive
Latitude Range
0 to 90 degrees
Max. load capacity
500kg (1102lbs)
Weight, only the DDM
281kg (620lbs)
Software
ASA Control ONE, fully integrated Mount, Telescope and Observatory automation software, ASCOM
Max. slew speeds
Up to 50 degrees per second
Pointing Accuracy (20° to 85°)
<8” RMS with pointing model and ASA telescope
Tracking Accuracy (20° to 85°)
<0,25” RMS within 5 minutes tracking time over 5 min 0,05” RMS/min
System Natural Frequency
10 Hz or greater

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Technical Details

01 Electronics

Our closed loop direct drive systems, sensor technology and observatory safety modules play a major role in achieving optimum results. All moving accessory components are equipped with high-resolution encoders and closed-loop feedback systems. We provide event timer modules, and customer updatable firmware.

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02 Optic

Only the best for your telescope!

We believe that the most important part in producing optics is the testing. So ASA decided that we invest in the best test equipment available, remove any measuring error as good as possible and use real values in our specifications.

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03 Technology

Our mounts are manufactured with the lastest CNC technology.

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04 Software

Platform independent control software.

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05 Direct Drive

No gears NO belts. Precise closed loop control.

We developed our own direct drive controller and motor system. No gears or belts are needed, there is no transmission no periodic error or backlash.

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ASA Services

Services for your telescope. Competitively priced for value with a complete ASA telescope and mount package!

ASA Accessoires

Accessoires for your telescope. Best price for value with a complete ASA telescope and mount package!

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.

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