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Open Box Losmandy GM-8 Standard EQ Mount-SOLD

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  • $1,499.00
  • Regular price $1,695.00

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Open Box Losmandy GM-8 Standard EQ Mount-SOLD

If you would like a great equatorial mount that can handle your observing and imaging requirements, the Losmandy GM-8 is definitely worth a look. This heavy-duty digital mount is machined of aluminum and stainless steel, utilizes all stainless steel hardware and has a load capacity of 30 pounds.

The telescope attaches to the mount via a D size saddle plate.


  • All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized.
  • All stainless steel hardware.
  • One 2.100” diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • One 2.000” diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • Two 1.500” diameter needle bearings.
  • 2.812” diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth.
  • Dual supported, ball bearing housed ground High Precision Brass Worm.
  • Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob per axis design.
  • Porter Slip Ring Design
  • 1.250” diameter aluminum shafts.
  • Through the axis polar scope mounting, works in Northern and Southern Hemisphere. Polar scope optional.
  • Instrument Weight Capacity 30 LBS
  • Equatorial head weight 21 lbs

    • Diamond push button pattern.
    • R.A. and DEC. reversing switches.
    • 160 oz/in stepper motor, 1.0 arc sec. step.
    • Three guiding rates; 30%, 50% and 2x sidereal rate.
    • Three setting rates; 4x, 8x, 16x sidereal rate.
    • Quartz tracking rates: sidereal, solar, lunar, king.
    • Periodic Error Correction (PEC).
    • Programmable DEC. Backlash Compensation (TVC).
    • Control panel dimmer.
    • Accepts auto-guider systems.
    • Northern and Southern Hemisphere operation.
    • 12 volt DC - 500ma power use.
    • Tiltable control panel for easy access.
    • Small hand control box for comfortable use.


Warranty1 Year Warranty