Ascend – Mount Balancing Accessory for A200 and L-Series Mounts
The Ascend – Balancing Accessory for Planewave A200 Equatorial Mount
Now one person can easily balance a CDK on the A200 mount using the Ascend accessory. The Ascend can attach to either the front or rear of the A200 dovetail clamp and precisely slide the CDK forward or back for accurate balance. Ascend uses a long pushrod to safely balance in Declination with just a turn of a bolt.
Optional Counterweight Accessories
600540 – Dovetail assembly with 3″ shaft
600541 – Dovetail assembly with 6″ shaft
600377 – 4.5 lb counter weight
600378 – 9 lb counter weight
Ascend also includes an integrated dovetail bar that can hold additional counterweights when switching out heavy equipment for a lighter imaging or visual setup.
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