AstroTrac 360?

Started Mar 21, 2018 | Discussions thread
elgol20 Contributing Member • Posts: 793
Re: AstroTrac 360?

Pogo65 wrote:

1llusive wrote:

Pogo65 wrote:

starman1969 wrote:

A few years ago and I might have just bought something like this without hardly thinking. My Astrotrac 320 AG has served me really well since I first purchased it back in 2011, mind the horrible polar scope has done it's best to ruin things at times. Yes Rudy, the customer service has been a bit none existent too, not that I ever tried apart from having to wait 3 months for a reply to order a new polar scope. I ended up getting a Polemaster instead of risking another potentially dodgy polar scope.

If anything, the Fornax Lightrack II looks more appealing to me if I wanted something newer, even though it's weight limit is lacking.

Hi Steve,

Fornax now offers a declinaties unit, which should make it easier to load Some heavier equipment. I have used the Astrotrac dec unit with it and it workshop great as well.

You mean the counterbalance kit? It looks nice, but pricey. Also, I think the suggested weight limit is very conservative.

Sorry yes, that is my spelling correction at work:)

meant to say declination unit. But yeah the counterbalance kit. I can load it pretty heavy that way, but it is not ideal and abit shaky that way.

for this money you can get better. giro is more stable. also you have some leverage. I made a solution more stable for less invest, see posts some months ago

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