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  • Software Bisque Helium Tripod (Red)

    $1,150.00

    The Helium Tripod makes an ideal pedestal for portable setups!

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  • Software Bisque Paramount ME II Robotic Telescope System

    $16,595.00

     

    The Software Bisque Paramount MEII Equatorial Mount is the latest research grade Equatorial Mount from Bisque. With hundreds of Paramounts sold, this mount has a flawless reputation amongst serious astronomers and observatory owners. Below is a list of features and specs pertaining to the truly beautiful Paramount ME II Robotic Telescope System:

    • Paramount MEII Equatorial Mount Total Instrument Capacity is 240 lb. and the total weight capacity is a whopping 480 lb.!
    • The Software Bisque Paramount MEII has a unibody mount that is CNC machined for precise performance.
    • Equipped with 11.4” Right Ascension Gears the Paramount MEII Mount provides research grade tracking and performance
    • The Paramount MEII Equatorial Mount package includes the SkyX Professional Edition (Mac & PC), TPoint & Camera add-ons for Mac & Windows as well as the MKS 5000 dual-axis control system with USB and serial interface, and AutoHome start-up
    • Built for remote access the Software Bisque Paramount MEII Equatorial Mount features unattended start up functionality as well as integrated telescope and ccd camera control

    From the beautiful CNC construction to the limitless functionality of this mount it is no wonder why the Software Bisque Paramount MEII has become the equatorial mount of choice for universities and research institutions across the globe. Below you will find additional specifications and features pertaining to this mount.

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  • Software Bisque Paramount ME/ME II Latitude Adjustment Wedge

    $580.00

    The Paramount ME/ME II  Latitude Adjustment Wedge is designed so that the Paramount ME or Paramount ME II mount can achieve polar alignment at latitudes between 0-15 and 58-90 degrees.

    • The range of the Paramount ME’s “built-in” latitude adjustment is from 15º to 58º.
    • The range of the Paramount ME II’s “built-in” latitude adjustment is from 10º to 65º.
    Weight 10 lbs
    Dimensions 12 × 12 × 6 in
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  • Software Bisque Paramount ME/ME II Pyramid Portable Pier

    $1,995.00

    The Pyramid Portable Pier provides unmatched stability with features to help you get observing quickly.  The Paramount ME/ME II/MX/MX+ Pyramid Portable Pier is compatible with all Paramount ME, Paramount ME II, Paramount MX, and Paramount MX+ Robotic Telescope Mounts.

    Features and Specifications

    • Tubular design provides outstanding stability on a truly portable platform
    • Total tripod weight: 25 lb. (11 kg)
    • 360 degree azimuth adjustment
    • Conveniently-placed height adjustment knobs minimize lower back strain when leveling the mount
    • Center tray for holding accessories
    • Extra-wide pier feet swivel to conform to uneven surfaces
    • 250 lb. (113 kg) maximum payload capacity

    Optional Accessories

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  • Software Bisque Paramount MX/MX+ Pyramid Portable Pier

    $1,995.00

    The Pyramid Portable Pier provides unmatched stability with features to help you get observing quickly.  The Paramount MX/MX+/MYT Pyramid Portable Pier is compatible with all Paramount MX and Paramount MX+ Robotic Telescope Mounts.

    Features and Specifications:

    • Tubular design provides outstanding stability on a truly portable platform
    • Total tripod weight: 23 lb (10 kg)
    • 360-degree azimuth adjustment
    • Conveniently-placed height adjustment knobs minimize lower back strain when leveling the mount
    • Center tray for holding accessories
    • Extra-wide pier feet swivel to conform to uneven surfaces
    • 250 pound (113 kg) maximum payload capacity
    • Weight 29 lbs, Dimensions 15 x 15 x 40 inches

     

    Optional Accessories

    Paramount MX/MX+ Pyramid Portable Pier 4-inch Extension

    Paramount MX/MX+ Pyramid Portable Pier 6-inch Extension

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  • Software Bisque Paramount MX+ Robotic Telescope System

    $9,595.00

    The Paramount MX+ Mount is an improved version of former MX mount, designed to make observatory quality astronomy – field portable.  It has been redesigned to incorporate the same high-torque precision servo motors used in the Paramount ME II. Otherwise, the Paramount MX+ has virtually the identical feature set of the original Paramount MX.

     

     

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  • Software Bisque Paramount MyT Pyramid Portable Pier

    $1,350.00

    The Paramount MYT Tripod makes an ideal pedestal to carry the Paramount MYT Robotic Telescope Mount.

    If you need more height, see the Software Bisque Paramount ME II/MX Pyramid Extension Tube

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  • Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 400

    $16,595.00

    SOFTWARE BISQUE TAURUS 400 FORK MOUNT FOR 0.4M CLASS SCOPES

    The same excellence in engineering and design that Bisque has become known for in their Paramount EQ mount series has been applied to an equatorial fork mount. Designed with the serious astronomer and professional market in mind, the Taurus 400 is built to carry large astrographs and telescopes up to 0.4 meters and has a robust load capacity of 400 pounds. A surprisingly compact mount can be set up by one person if need be as it breaks down into 5 manageable pieces. Included belt driven gears with spring loaded worm to gear interface results in virtually zero backlash. Additional features include ample space for through mount cabling, all electronics and wiring housed within the mount for a clean and organized system. Power supply and PC to mount cables are included as is the full Bisque Paramount Software Suite which includes SkyX Pro, Camera Add On, Dome Add On ProTrack, Direct Guide, Super Model, All Sky Image Link, and Closed Loop Slews among others for full mount, dome and camera control.

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  • Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 400 OAE

    $22,595.00

    SOFTWARE BISQUE TAURUS 400 FORK MOUNT FOR 0.4M CLASS SCOPES – WITH OAE

    The same excellence in engineering and design that Bisque has become known for in their Paramount EQ mount series has been applied to an equatorial fork mount. Designed with the serious astronomer and professional market in mind, the Taurus 400 is built to carry large astrographs and telescopes up to 0.4 meters and has a robust load capacity of 400 pounds. A surprisingly compact mount can be set up by one person if need be as it breaks down into 5 manageable pieces. Usable sub-0.1 arcsecond resolution on-axis encoders are included by standard for use in applications requiring extreme accuracy. Included belt driven gears with spring loaded worm to gear interface results in virtually zero backlash. Additional features include ample space for through mount cabling, all electronics and wiring housed within the mount for a clean and organized system. Power supply and PC to mount cables are included as is the full Bisque Paramount Software Suite which includes SkyX Pro, Camera Add On, Dome Add On ProTrack, Direct Guide, Super Model, All Sky Image Link, and Closed Loop Slews among others for full mount, dome and camera control.

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  • Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 500

    $45,000.00

    SOFTWARE BISQUE TAURUS 500 FORK MOUNT FOR 0.5M CLASS SCOPES

    The same excellence in engineering and design that Bisque has become known for in their Paramount EQ mount series has been applied to an equatorial fork mount. Designed with the serious astronomer and professional market in mind, the Taurus 500 is built to carry large astrographs and telescopes up to 0.5 meters (20-inches) and has a robust load capacity of 400 pounds. A surprisingly compact mount can be set up by one person if need be as it breaks down into 5 manageable pieces. Usable sub-0.1 arcsecond resolution on-axis encoders are included by standard for use in applications requiring extreme accuracy. Included belt driven gears with spring loaded worm to gear interface results in virtually zero backlash. Additional features include ample space for through mount cabling, all electronics and wiring housed within the mount for a clean and organized system. Power supply and PC to mount cables are included as is the full Bisque Paramount Software Suite which includes SkyX Pro, Camera Add On, Dome Add On ProTrack, Direct Guide, Super Model, All Sky Image Link, and Closed Loop Slews among others for full mount, dome and camera control.

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  • Software Bisque Paramount Taurus 600

    $55,000.00

    SOFTWARE BISQUE TAURUS 600 FORK MOUNT FOR 0.6M CLASS SCOPES

    The same excellence in engineering and design that Bisque has become known for in their Paramount EQ mount series has been applied to an equatorial fork mount. Designed with the serious astronomer and professional market in mind, the Taurus 600 is built to carry large astrographs and telescopes up to 0.6 meters (24-inches) and has a robust load capacity of 400 pounds. A surprisingly compact mount can be set up by one person if need be as it breaks down into 5 manageable pieces. Usable sub-0.1 arcsecond resolution on-axis encoders are included by standard for use in applications requiring extreme accuracy. Included belt driven gears with spring loaded worm to gear interface results in virtually zero backlash. Additional features include ample space for through mount cabling, all electronics and wiring housed within the mount for a clean and organized system. Power supply and PC to mount cables are included as is the full Bisque Paramount Software Suite which includes SkyX Pro, Camera Add On, Dome Add On ProTrack, Direct Guide, Super Model, All Sky Image Link, and Closed Loop Slews among others for full mount, dome and camera control.

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  • STF-4070C Color (Bayer) Camera

    $4,295.00
    • Large, High Resolution 8.1 Megapixel CCD with 5.5 micron pixels
    • Fast, Dual Channel Read Out
    • Full Frame, High Res, Low Noise, 16-bit download in 0.5 seconds.
    • Electronic shutter for fast exposure …
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