Acuter 'Merlin' Multi-function Mount & Tripod

Acuter 'Merlin' Multi-function Mount & Tripod
Our Price:  £235.00
List Price:  £259.00
Saving Of:  £24.00 (9%)
(Inc. 20% VAT)

Part Number:  50988
Manufacturer:  Acuter






The 'Merlin' D.C. fully-automated, Servo-Motor powered mounting is quite unique, in that nothing like this has been offered in the marketplace previously. It is highly versatile, and can be used to mount a wide variety of imaging devices, from Spotting Scopes & Astronomical Telescopes to Camcorders & Cameras. The mount can also be used for Astrophotography and Security/Surveillance applications.  Check out the amazing features this mount offers and the benefits it can provide, as a solution for all your imaging applications!!


  • Ideal mount for both Terrestrial & Astronomical Imaging
  • Single-Arm Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Powerful DC operated Servo Motor
  • IR Encoder with Optical Wheel
  • Multi-Function Hand Control to Command the Motor
  • Slow (32x), Medium (64x) or High-Speed (800x) Alt-Azimuth Slewing, for Terrestrial & Astronomical Imaging
  • Ability to Store Multi-Terrestrial Positions to GO-TO
  • Clear Latitude Scale
  • Standard 1/4-20 Tripod connector
  • 'Cruise & Shoot' Auto-Imaging* Feature for Terrestrial Positions
    (*Controls Software of the Acuter 'Explorer' Digital Spotting Scope & Canon EOS Cameras via the AUX socket)
  • Multi-Speed (1x, 4x & 8x Sidereal Rate) Automatic Astronomical Tracking
  • North & Level Start Position for Astro Auto-Tracking Feature
  • Recommended for Spotting Scopes/Short-Tube Telescopes 70mm-102mm in Objective Lens Diameter (Max Tube Length 400mm for Optimum Results)
  • Maximum Payload up to 4kg in Weight
  • Lightweight & Portable. Simple and Easy to Use
  • 3-Section Aluminium Tripod, with 25cm Geared Centre-Column
  • Maximum Overall Extended Height to Tripod Bush Platform: 156cm

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