Paramount MyT Series 6


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SKU: SB-10610


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    Paramount MyT Series 6

    The Paramount MYT Series 6 delivers exceptional 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 32 kg of telescopes, cameras, and accessories, the Paramount MYT can help you create your next astrophoto masterpiece, at home, or on the go.

    New features include:

    • All new MKS 6000 offers built-in Ethernet, USB-C and Wi-Fi communication options and more.
    • Optional Power On and Observe™ on-axis absolute encoder technology. No homing required and no periodic error.
    • High-amperage XT60 connectors can supply continuous 12V DC power up to 60A.
    • Improved Versa-Plate dovetail features drop-in telescope installation.
    • Increased capacity: up to 32 kg of instrumentation, 64 kg with counterweights.
    • Streamlined Instrument Panel provides pass through Ethernet connection and 3 XT60 power ports.
    • Red components are powder coated aluminium for fade-resistant durability, black components anodized aluminium.

    Introducing the new Paramount MYT Series 6 portable observatory.

    Its new features include a 40% instrument capacity increase, an option for absolute digital encoders, and multiple connectivity options.

    Being the lightest of all the Paramounts, the Paramount MYT Series 6 is the ultimate grab-and-go observatory.

    Hardware Specifications

    • 32 kg instrument capacity; 64 kg maximum payload capacity (instruments + counterweights)
    • All sky pointing accuracies at or below 30 arcseconds RMS (see Software Specifications below for details)
    • Unibody mount design weighs 16 kg without counterweights or counterweight shaft
    • Maximum seven (7) arcseconds peak-to-peak periodic error before correction
    • After a one-time training, periodic error is 1 arcsecond, peak-to-peak or less
    • Optional 26-bit Renishaw encoders eliminate periodic error and the need for homing; operates in temps as low as –40° C
    • If you skip encoders now and later decide you want them, they can be retrofitted on Series 6 Paramounts
    • As there’s some confusion about what encoders can and cannot do, there’s an FAQ below that elaborates on that and whether they’re right for you
    • Its encoder cables are located inside the mount to help prevent snags.
    • All electronics and through-the-mount cables are housed inside the mount with ample room for additional cables
    • Its state-of-the-art MKS 6000 telescope control system (TCS) lets you connect via USB C, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi
    • Two-port USB 2.0 hub located on the instrument panel
    • Redesigned Versa-Plate™ (included) accepts most telescopes and makes mounting them a breeze
    • 48V DC power supply and PC-to-mount USB and Ethernet cables included
    • 9 kg counterweight included and can balance 9 kg. You may need to purchase more for heavier payloads.
    • Belt-driven gears with spring-loaded worm gears produce virtually zero backlash
    • Durable and fade-resistant red powder coating and black anodized finish; components are aluminium
    • Clutch-free design helps maintain its TPoint™ assisted pointing accuracy
    • AutoHome™ homing capability ensures the mount always knows its orientation (after performing an initializing process called “homing” that typically takes less a minute or less)
    • Calibrated azimuth and elevation polar alignment adjustments speed polar alignment

    Software Specifications  

    • Paramount’s unequaled pointing and tracking wouldn’t be possible without its TPoint™ and ProTrack™ software.
    • By employing TPoint’s calibration and telescope modeling tools, you’ll enjoy all-sky pointing accuracies at or below 30 arcseconds RMS. Nothing outperforms that.
    • Operating in conjunction with TPoint ™, ProTrack™ continuously updates the mount’s position across both axes to correct system-wide tracking errors including tube flexures, atmospheric refraction, polar misalignment, harmonic errors from mis-centered encoders, and more.
    • On-axis absolute encoders alone cannot correct these errors which exist with all telescopes. A properly applied telescope model is necessary to achieve superior tracking.
    • Without encoders, Paramounts can deliver uncommonly long unguided exposures (one customer reported 20 minutes).
    • For more information about what encoders can and cannot do, please see the FAQ below.
    • All the included software is integrated into a single, easy-to-use, application consisting of TheSky™ Professional, TPoint™, Cameras+, Domes, Multi-OS+, and Weather modules.
    • You can control all your astrophotography-related cameras and devices with this one app.
    • It runs on macOS™, Windows™, Ubuntu™, and Linux (x86_64 and ARM64 architectures.
    • Regardless of the operating system you run it on, it appears and operates identically. You can even switch between operating systems and its license allows up to six computers. Why paint yourself or your institution into a corner?
    • Absent ProTrack™ which is unique to Paramount, the included software is sold separately as TheSky™ Universal Bundle and represents a $1,095 value.

    SKU: SB-10610

    Optional Black Annodised mount available on request

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