Paramount Duo Gimbal

The Paramount Duo™ is a high-performance direct-drive gimbal that can carry a variety of instrumentation, making it ideal for research, SDA and SSA applications.

  • The gimbal head can be used as an altazimuth or equatorial mount (the optional Duo equatorial wedge required).
  • High-torque direct drive motors produce slew rates up to 100 degrees per second.
  • 300 lb. (140 kg) total weight capacity.
  • Integrated industrial-grade three-axis direct-drive motion control system.
  • On-axis absolute encoders.
  • Employs TPoint’s Professional Telescope Control System Pointing Kernel (TCSpk).

See the Specifications tab below for details.

Telescopes, the optional Duo equatorial wedge, and telescope mounting cages sold separately.

$44,995.00

Available on backorder

Description

When speed and accuracy matter, you’ll love the Paramount™ Duo.

The multi-purpose Paramount™ Duo sets the standard for a flexible, and functional gimbal mount.  Apart from the exceptional control system and precision engineering, what makes the Paramount Duo so extraordinary is its control software.

TPoint™, integrated with TheSky™, provides extreme pointing accuracy — it is used by the world’s largest optical, infrared, and radio observatories.  The Paramount Duo’s telescope control system utilizes TPoint’s Telescope Control System Pointing Kernel (TCSpk™) to provide unparalleled integrated pointing, tracking and instrument rotation accuracy, no matter what target you are imaging.

Additional information

Weight 212 lbs
Dimensions 36 × 36 × 36 in
Paramount Duo Specifications

Paramount Duo Features and Specifications PDF

 

Paramount Apollo and Paramount Duo User Guide

 

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