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Takahashi EM-400 Temma-2Z Equatorial Mount

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3 customer reviews

Price: $9,150.00


  • Manufacturer: Takahashi
  • MPN: TTM63010
  • SKU: TTM63010
  • Availability: Ships from Warehouse

*Is ONLY to the LOWER 48.
Not Alaska/Hawaii/ PR/Guam/Thailand, etc


The Takahashi EM-400 Temma 2Z mount is a highly accurate, superbly crafted German equitorial mount suitable for loads up to 77 lbs.  The mount features the Temma 2Z control system, allowing for PC GOTO funcionality as well as precise control using the supplied hand controller.

The EM-400 T2Z operates off 12 VDC and is capable of GOTO operation from a PC or Mac, with a high speed slew rate of 500X, and slower manual slew rates for R.A. and Dec. adjustments.  The mount features a built in, illuminated polar finder scope for accurate polar alignment, facilitating accurate tracking and GOTO's.  To further enhance tracking capability, the mount is autoguider capable.  The mount comes equiped with manual scales for both right accension and declination, graduated at 10 minutes and 2 degrees, respectively.  Two 17.6 lb counterweights are included.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

Excellent Mount

By Howard Stockdale on October, 16th 2009

This is one fine mount. Built like a tank and so smooth. Tracking and goto are spot on. As with most TAK equipment this thing is rock solid and should last a lifetime.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

EM-400 - Just Right

By John O'Neill on October, 16th 2009

After I ran out of head room with my EM-200 I needed more. I never even considered other mounts, if you owned a Tak you would understand. Any way for an old man I have no problem setting this up in the field. The polar scope is even better with the 400 after I realized there is a mistake in the manual. For Houston the offset is -5 not + 5 as it is in the manual. Other than that, this is in my estimation the ultimate transportable scope, 85 lb load photographic, easy and fast setup and fantastic Tak quality throughout. A must buy for astroimagers. John

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful

An engineering marvel

By John Kammlade on October, 16th 2009

Like others have said, this is a great mount. I upgraded from an EM-200, and use the EM-400 HD Metal Tripod. The Polar Alignment scope is even better than the 200. Be warned though, once you have 85 pounds of capacity, it is awfully difficult not to try and fill it up :)

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