Harmonic Drive and Strain Wave

Harmonic Drive mounts also known as strain wave mounts use a type of gearbox that is used in high end high precision industrial robots. This type of gearbox has very high torque and can handle telescopes without counterweights as well as being completely backlash free.

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  • am5 1 Brand: Quick View

    AM5 Mount

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    $2 150.02 Add to cart

    Delivery is 3 weeks after placing the order.

    Ever dreamed of an equatorial mount that requires no counteweights? ZWO has answered the call! They created an EQ mount that can operate without a counterweight.

    Features:

    • Strong load capacity – Without cw (13 kg), with cw (20kg)
    • Multi-function EQ and Azimuth Mount
    • Wi-Fi Connection and Live Star Database with Hand Controller and APP for Control
    • Precision control harmonic drive speed reducer with synchronous belt
    • NO COUNTERWEIGHT NEEDED!
  • am5 tc40 carbon-fiber tripod bundle Brand: Quick View

    AM5 Mount with Carbon Fiber Tripod

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    $2 471.57 Add to cart

    AM5 Mount with TC40 Carbon Fiber Tripod

    Ever dreamed of an equatorial mount that requires no counterweights? ZWO has answered the call! They created an EQ mount that can operate without a counterweight. This product comes with the TC40 Carbon fiber pipe tripod as an option.

    PLEASE SEE THE AM5 MOUNT PRODUCT ENTRY FOR MOUNT DETAILS AND FEATURES.

  • HEM27

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    $2 032.80$3 498.00 Select options

    The HEM27 is an innovative hybrid strain wave drive mount from iOptron, offering a lightweight and high payload solution for astronomy enthusiasts. The mount features state-of-the-art strain wave drive technology and a backlash-free DEC worm/belt drive design, providing exceptional weight to payload efficiency compared to traditional mounts. It can be controlled through a Windows PC, MacOS software, smartphone, tablet or Raspberry Pi, and the HEM27EC model has a high precision RA axis encoder for exceptional tracking accuracy.

  • HEM44

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    $2 904.00$4 461.60 Select options

    Experience astronomy like never before with the HEM44 and HEM44EC mounts from iOptron!

    These revolutionary hybrid strain wave gear mounts are compact, lightweight, and capable of supporting medium payloads of up to 44lbs – all without the need for cumbersome counterweights or shafts. With its 13.65lb mount head and state-of-the-art strain wave gear technology for RA movement, combined with a backlash-free DEC worm/belt drive design, the HEM44 delivers unparalleled efficiency.

  • HAZ31 Alt-Az Strain Wave Mount

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    $2 257.20 Add to cart

    The HAZ31 mount offers a game-changing astronomy experience, thanks to its cutting-edge strain wave gear technology. Unlike standard worm gear mounts, this compact and lightweight mount provides superior weight to payload efficiency and eliminates the need for cumbersome counterweights or shafts. With a mount head weighing just 8.2 lbs and a payload capacity of 31 lbs, the HAZ31 supports a wide range of instruments for outreach programs and satellite tracking.

  • HAE43

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    $3 009.60$4 568.78 Select options
    Introducing the new members of iOptron strain wave gear mount family – AZ/EQ dual mount HAE43. These light weight, compact, medium payload titans will deliver an astronomy experience like never before. Imagine a mount head weighing in at less than 13lbs with a payload capability 44lbs, without needing a cumbersome counterweight or shaft. Applying iOptron’s multi-decade experience creating precision mounts, the HAE43 brings this vision to reality.
  • HAZ46 Alt-Az Strain Wave Mount

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    $3 116.78 Add to cart

    The HAZ46 mount offers a game-changing astronomy experience, thanks to its cutting-edge strain wave gear technology. Unlike standard worm gear mounts, this compact and lightweight mount provides superior weight to payload efficiency and eliminates the need for cumbersome counterweights or shafts. With a mount head weighing just 12.3 lbs and a payload capacity of 46 lbs, the HAZ46 supports a wide range of instruments for outreach programs and satellite tracking.

  • HAE29

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    $2 148.96$3 600.96 Select options

    Introducing the new members of iOptron strain wave gear mount family – AZ/EQ dual mount HAE29 and HAE29EC! These light weight, high payload little titans will deliver an astronomy experience like never before. Imagine a mount head weighing in at 8 lbs with a payload capability 29.7lbs, without needing a cumbersome counterweight or shaft. Applying iOptron’s multi-decade experience creating precision mounts, the HAE29 brings this vision to reality.

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