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Losmandy Gemini 2 Retro-Fit Kit for GM-8, G-11, HGM200 & G9 Equatorial Mounts

SKU: LOS-GEMINI-2-KIT

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Losmandy Gemini 2 GoTo System Retro-Fit Kit



  • Add computerized "Go-To" capability to your Losmandy GM-8, G-11, HGM200, or G9 equatorial mount with the Gemini 2 Retro-Fit Kit!

  • The Gemini 2 is a DC servo based GOTO computerized positioning system, and includes a touch screen hand controller that is a joy to use.

  • The Losmandy Gemini II Retro-Fit Kit includes the main control unit, hand controller, two servo motors, two control boxes, and all the required cables and mounting hardware.


The Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System is a servo motor based computerized positioning system for the Losmandy Mounts. Losmandy has updated the Gemini GoTo System to include a newly enhanced CPU and increased memory. Perhaps most impressive is the interactive color touch screen that comes with the Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System.




The Gemini 2 Go-To System Retrofit Kit can be installed on the Losmandy, GM8, G11 and HGM200 & G9 Mounts. This system is incredibly precise and the choice of astro photographers world wide. Precise object tracking is achieved as a result of the servo motor system Losmandy utilizes. The servo motor system runs with a continuous and smooth rotation, for better tracking. Further, the Losmandy system has an elevated level of torque which allows it to produce slewing rates of up to 8° per second with the GM-8 mount, 6° per second with the G-11 and 5° per second with the HGM Titan Mount. The Losmandy Gemini system is a great instrument for use in the field because it can be run as a stand alone system. With a 40,000 object database and an illuminated Color LCD touch screen, this mount is a pleasure to use. Powering the unit is simple; all you need is a 3A, 12-18 Volt DC power supply. Check out our list of specifications and features pertaining to the Losmandy Gemini 2 Drive System:



Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System Features:




  • Full Color Graphic Touch Screen clearly displays all functions


  • Classic four-button pattern for guiding, centering, moving, and slewing on both the touch screen and on a tactile membrane on the rear surface


  • Support for the original four-button controller


  • Can be used on all Losmandy GM8, G-11, & Titan mounts


  • Custom mount support using the Programmable Gear Rate function


  • 0.5 arcsec positional accuracy


  • DC Servos for improved accuracy, with higher torque than stepper motors


  • GPS-compatible with optional receiver


  • Stand-alone system: No PC is required for operation


  • English, German, French, & Spanish displays


  • Ethernet 10/100 with full IP function permits operation from anywhere using a browser, ASCOM, or app over the web or serial port


  • Non-Volatile Memory and Real-Time Clock


  • Over 40,000 objects stored in the database


  • USB ports: Virtual COM to PC, ASCOM or planetarium program


  • Port F: multi-function serial port; for A/D Input or Output


  • Firmware upgrade via internet


  • PEC: Periodic error correction


  • Auto-Guide port (TTL)


  • Dual 12~18 VDC input/output (3.0 A)


  • Tiltable control panel, for easy access during operation




Gemini 2 Celestial Database Includes:




  • 168 BSL


  • 303 Combined_Constellation_Stars


  • 5437 IC


  • 1125 LBN


  • 1787 LDN


  • 110 Messier Objects


  • 8290 NGC (New General Catalog)


  • 1143 PN


  • 17636 SAO (Smithsonian Ap. Obs.)


  • 313 Sh2


  • 223 Southern_Constellation_Stars


  • 3988 WDS





The CPU on the Gemini 2 System uses a mounted PC board as its base. This is a proven set up and is one of the most reliable in the field today. The main board has auto-guider and accessory ports, for full remote control (via the web) of the system from a computer from anywhere in the world. The Gemini 2 uses a Meade LX200 inspired command set. Clock and location information can be updated through a Losmandy GPS accessory that is sold separately.


Description
Description

Losmandy Gemini 2 GoTo System Retro-Fit Kit

  • Add computerized "Go-To" capability to your Losmandy GM-8, G-11, HGM200, or G9 equatorial mount with the Gemini 2 Retro-Fit Kit!
  • The Gemini 2 is a DC servo based GOTO computerized positioning system, and includes a touch screen hand controller that is a joy to use.
  • The Losmandy Gemini II Retro-Fit Kit includes the main control unit, hand controller, two servo motors, two control boxes, and all the required cables and mounting hardware.

The Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System is a servo motor based computerized positioning system for the Losmandy Mounts. Losmandy has updated the Gemini GoTo System to include a newly enhanced CPU and increased memory. Perhaps most impressive is the interactive color touch screen that comes with the Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System.

The Gemini 2 Go-To System Retrofit Kit can be installed on the Losmandy, GM8, G11 and HGM200 & G9 Mounts. This system is incredibly precise and the choice of astro photographers world wide. Precise object tracking is achieved as a result of the servo motor system Losmandy utilizes. The servo motor system runs with a continuous and smooth rotation, for better tracking. Further, the Losmandy system has an elevated level of torque which allows it to produce slewing rates of up to 8° per second with the GM-8 mount, 6° per second with the G-11 and 5° per second with the HGM Titan Mount. The Losmandy Gemini system is a great instrument for use in the field because it can be run as a stand alone system. With a 40,000 object database and an illuminated Color LCD touch screen, this mount is a pleasure to use. Powering the unit is simple; all you need is a 3A, 12-18 Volt DC power supply. Check out our list of specifications and features pertaining to the Losmandy Gemini 2 Drive System:

Losmandy Gemini 2 Go-To System Features:

  • Full Color Graphic Touch Screen clearly displays all functions

  • Classic four-button pattern for guiding, centering, moving, and slewing on both the touch screen and on a tactile membrane on the rear surface

  • Support for the original four-button controller

  • Can be used on all Losmandy GM8, G-11, & Titan mounts

  • Custom mount support using the Programmable Gear Rate function

  • 0.5 arcsec positional accuracy

  • DC Servos for improved accuracy, with higher torque than stepper motors

  • GPS-compatible with optional receiver

  • Stand-alone system: No PC is required for operation

  • English, German, French, & Spanish displays

  • Ethernet 10/100 with full IP function permits operation from anywhere using a browser, ASCOM, or app over the web or serial port

  • Non-Volatile Memory and Real-Time Clock

  • Over 40,000 objects stored in the database

  • USB ports: Virtual COM to PC, ASCOM or planetarium program

  • Port F: multi-function serial port; for A/D Input or Output

  • Firmware upgrade via internet

  • PEC: Periodic error correction

  • Auto-Guide port (TTL)

  • Dual 12~18 VDC input/output (3.0 A)

  • Tiltable control panel, for easy access during operation

Gemini 2 Celestial Database Includes:

  • 168 BSL

  • 303 Combined_Constellation_Stars

  • 5437 IC

  • 1125 LBN

  • 1787 LDN

  • 110 Messier Objects

  • 8290 NGC (New General Catalog)

  • 1143 PN

  • 17636 SAO (Smithsonian Ap. Obs.)

  • 313 Sh2

  • 223 Southern_Constellation_Stars

  • 3988 WDS

The CPU on the Gemini 2 System uses a mounted PC board as its base. This is a proven set up and is one of the most reliable in the field today. The main board has auto-guider and accessory ports, for full remote control (via the web) of the system from a computer from anywhere in the world. The Gemini 2 uses a Meade LX200 inspired command set. Clock and location information can be updated through a Losmandy GPS accessory that is sold separately.

Specifications
Specifications
Model Number GEMINI-2-KIT
Warranty One (1) Year
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Losmandy Gemini 2 Main Control Unit
  • Touch Screen Hand Controller
  • 2 servo motors
  • 2 control boxes
  • cable set
  • mounting hardware
  • Losmandy Gemini 2 Retro-Fit Kit for GM-8, G-11, HGM200 & G9
  • New Gemini Mini Controller Panel
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