Rowan AZ100 Alt-Az Mount
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Rowan AZ100 Alt-Az Mount

£1,159.00
  (3 Reviews)
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About this product

Model:  rowan_az100_enc
Part Number:  20031201a

This is the mount other Alt-Az mounts want to be when they grow up smiley

Designed and manufactured in the UK by Rowan Astronomy. 

Machined to a very high standard from black anodised aluminium with stainless steel hardware. Specifications includes an 80.0 mm diameter 7075 aluminium wheel gear, a brass worm gear in adjustable worm block and high quality ball bearings used throughout. Load capacity is an impressive 15-20 kg each side. 

Features included adjustable friction clutches on both axis and 360 degree slow-motion controls.  Both slow motion controls remain in alignment with the observer at all times. 

Can be fitted to any tripod designed for a Sky-Watcher NEQ6 mount, so long as you can remove the tripod's AZ pin. 

You can purchase an AZ100 mount as:

  1. Mount only (without encoders). 
  2. Mount with pre-fitted high resolution encoders (152,000 counts / rev) to interface with DSC's (encoder leads remain in alignment and do not wrap around the azimuth axis). 
  3. Mount with pre-fitted high resolution encoders and a Nexus DSC controller. including WiFi 

Note: The above options exclude saddles, counterweight shaft & counterweight.

A 25mm diameter stainless steel counter weight shaft with mounting flange and a stainless steel 4 kg counterweight (125mm diameter) are available separately. 

Total weight of mount with saddles: 9Kg 

Customer reviews

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Rowan AZ100 Alt-Az Mount
Friday, 25 June 2021  | 

Only good things to say about this mount... superbly engineered, being smooth and precise in operation. A very versatile and capable mount for the visual observer.


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Quality product
Tuesday, 23 February 2021  | 

This is a really nice mount. Not cheap by any means but the quality of the engineering is plain to see. I have only had a short session with the mount and I have not tried the Nexus unit yet, but to say I am very happy with it so far is an understatement. Again thanks are due to FLO for their excellent service.


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Superb Product
Monday, 11 May 2020  | 

Extremely well made alt/az mount, the build quality is 2nd to none. I have a few alt/az mounts and this is easily the best of the bunch. I have it on the berlebach uni-28 and it is a perfect match. The nexus dsc system is so simple to use and very accurate, I would highly recommend getting the nexus with this mount.

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Q1. Are flexible slo-mo control cables provided with the basic mount option?

Yes :-)

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