Paramount ME II GEM

Everything you expect from a Paramount, and more

  • 240 lb (109 kg) total instrument capacity, 480 lb (218 kg) total capacity
  • MKS 5000 control system featuring USB 2.0 computer to mount interface
  • TPoint-assisted Accurate Polar Alignment makes polar alignment a breeze
  • Belt-driven gears offer virtually zero backlash
  • Unibody mount design weighs 84 lb (38 kg)
  • Maximum seven (7) arcseconds peak-to-peak periodic error before PEC
  • Ample room to add through the mount cabling
  • Power supply and PC-to-mount cabling included
  • Versatile equipment mounting plate (a.k.a. the Versa-Plate) that can accept virtually any optic
  • All electronics and wiring are enclosed within the mount (power supply is external)
  • 30 arcsecond or better all sky pointing accuracy with TPoint and Super Model™
  • Clutchless design maintains TPoint assisted pointing accuracy
  • Two port USB 2.0 hub on the Instrument Panel, right where it is needed most
  • Track or slew up to three hours past the meridian
  • Extensive Paramount Software Suite feature set including ProTrack™, Direct Guide™ (guider-cable free autoguiding), accurate polar alignment, automated pointing calibration, Super Model™, Image Link™, All Sky Image Link™, Closed Loop Slew, @Focus2™ and @Focus3™ automated focus, periodic error curve fitting, permanent periodic error correction, live image stacking, and more




The Paramount ME II delivers superior performance made possible through its artful integration of precision mechanics, advanced control system electronics, and the uniquely capable Paramount Software Suite (included).

Skillfully carrying up to 240 lb/109 kg total instrument capacity of telescopes, cameras, and accessories (480 lb/218 kg total capacity), the Paramount ME II can help you create your next photographic masterpiece in your permanent observatory.

Legendary Paramount system performance is within reach. Grab yours today.


Additional information

Weight 115 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 27 × 17 in

Motor-based encoders, On-axis absolute encoders

Paramount ME II Specifications

Paramount ME II Documentation

Paramount ME II Technical Drawings

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