If you have the 10Micron GM2000 Ultraport mount you probably will want to take your mount to your favourite dark sky site. To help safely store, as well as transport, your mount and essential accessories 10Micron offer their 3-piece, Italian made, professional flight case set. The cases are designed to hold the GM2000 RA and…Details
The 10Micron GM2000 HPS II Ultraport – part 1: building the mount up – an introductory photographic journey.
Introduction In a previous blog (here) we introduced 10Micron and gave an overview of their current mount range. The current 10Micron German equatorial mount range can be summarised in the image below. In this first introductory article, we will look at the mid-range 10Micron GM2000 HPS II (GM2000 from now on) German equatorial mount, and…Details
If you are thinking about buying a 10Micron mount, or have just bought one, and want something “more visual” than a user manual to help show how the mount is set up and used, there are some video tutorials on the 10Micron site that may be of interest. We’ve selected a couple below for you…Details
Last weekend we attended the International Astronomy Show at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. We took a range of telescopes, mounts and accessories from Baader Planetarium, Celestron and 10Micron. Read our short summary in our new blog here.
We will be attending the new Practical Astronomy Show on Saturday March 9th at the Kettering Conference Centre where we will have good range of telescopes and accessories on display. The show opens to the public at 9am till 5pm. There will also be a good set of talks too. What’s more is that the…Details
We’re under a month away from the next exhibition in the astronomy calendar: The Practical Astronomy Show (PAS). The event is on Saturday 21st March 2020 from 9am until 5pm at the Kettering Conference Centre just south of Kettering. The show is free to attend, along with free talks. The PAS event aims to bring a…Details
When spending money on a very high quality mount, its not advisable to skip on low or poor quality accessories to go alongside the mount or your telescope(s). When it comes to choosing a power supply, a low quality low cost power unit may cause operational issues with your mount and/or at worst, damage it.…Details
We’re now back from last weekend’s AstroFest 2020 event which was a great event. There was lot of interest and good discussions about all the telescopes, mounts and accessories we had brought to exhibit on our booth. You can read a report on our time at AstroFest and what we brought to display, along with…Details
Baader Planetarium have recently release a new remote power switch for 10Micron mounts. The remote switch is part of their OMS (Observatory Management System) product line and is named “OMS-Nano”. It is the smallest unit currently available to make an observatory remotely operable. The Remote Switch is connected to the 10Micron control box and is…Details
The 10Micron GM1000 HPS is an extremely popular mount. It combines the same high build quality and high precision features of the larger GM family of mounts, but in a smaller and lighter package making it ideal for those that want a portable set up. If you have two telescopes, or if you have an…Details