8” (200mm) f/5 optical design gives excellent wide field views
Parabolic primary mirror minimizes spherical aberration to produce a better image
Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring track errors from the worm gear.
New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
Improved latitude range. Can be used between 7 – 77 degrees latitude.
Improved electronics contain increased memory for future expansion