Re: EXOS 2 GT Payload Capacity

Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 04:01 PM, Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering wrote:
The payload capacity specified for the EXOS 2 mount is 28 lbs. for visual use. Typically you reduce this to 70% for astrophotography, some reduce it to 50%.
We actually have increased the weight capacity for the EXOS 2 PMC-Eight mount to 40 lb. visual and 28 lb. for astrophotography.
Jerry Hubbell
Vice President of Engineering

Explore Scientific, LLC.
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