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Takahashi EM-500 Mount USED SAVE $$$$$$$

Lompoc, CA 93436
United States
$7,000.00 (Or Best Offer)
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PAYPAL or Cash on Pickup
Shipping Info
FedEx Ground USPS
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Package includes:
Takahashi EM-500 mount
(4) 22lbs Takahashi counterweights
Serial to USB adapter with software
Power Cord

NO Hand Controller Included
You do not need the hand controller for the mount to function. It will run right from a laptop or computer with the ASCOM Drivers via a RS232 Interface.
The other option is to use the SkyFi Wireless Adapter, Orion StarSeek Wireless Telescope Controller or any compatible wireless adapter
A PC or Wireless Interface is required for GoTo operations.
Mount has been tested and is fully functional.

The standard controller that it is missing can be ordered from Takahashi America in Houston Texas.
I have checked and the standard controller would cost around $295.00. They now have an upgraded full function GoTo Hand Controller that is around $985

Type: German type, RA/DEC Motor Driven System Built-In
R.A. Slow Motion: Electric
DEC Slow Motion: Electric
Self-contained illuminated polar finder: Accurate to two arc minutes of the pole
Operation: 12V/24v
Slewing speed: 12V. : 260x sidereal rate (R.A. and DEC.), 24V. : 520x sidereal rate (R.A. and DEC.)
Input Terminal: For Auto Guider (ST-4)
Loading Capacity: 40kg.(89lbs.) but it can reasonably handle 120lbs.
Tracking Accuracy: +/-3.5"
Operational software: Any ASCOM Software
The mount is heavy at about 99lbs

New this mount would cost you, without the hand controller $13,283.00

Special Price of $7000 Would Really like not to ship this mount. Will meet within 2 hours of Lompoc, Ca

If you want it shipped, buyer to cover the packing and shipping costs
Will ship in 3 boxes
#1 24x24x16 Mount, Cables & Counterweight bar 110 lbs(FedEx Ground)
#2 2 x 22lb Counterweight (USPS Flat Rate Box)
#3 3 x 22lb Counterweight (USPS Flat Rate Box)
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