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Paramount MEII  is the world class EQ goto mount available at Modern Telescopes.


The Paramount ME II delivers superior performance made possible through its artful integration of precision mechanics, advanced control system electronics, and the uniquely capable Paramount Software Suite (included).


Skillfully carrying up to 240 lb./109 kg total instrument capacity of telescopes, cameras, and accessories (480 lb./218 kg total capacity), the Paramount ME II can help you create your next photographic masterpiece or help make your next discovery in your permanent observatory.


Hardware Specifications

  • 240 lb. (109 kg) total instrument capacity, 480 lb. (218 kg) total capacity
  • Fourth-generation telescope control system (TCS) combines state-of-the-art electronics with field-tested reliability
  • TPoint-assisted Accurate Polar Alignment makes polar alignment a breeze
  • Belt-driven gears offer virtually zero backlash
  • Unibody mount design weighs 84 lb (38 kg)
  • Maximum seven (7) arcseconds peak-to-peak periodic error before PEC
  • Ample room to add through the mount cabling
  • Power supply and PC-to-mount cabling included
  • Versatile equipment mounting plate (a.k.a. the Versa-Plate) that can accept virtually any optic
  • All electronics and wiring are enclosed within the mount (power supply is external)
  • 30 arcsecond or better all sky pointing accuracy with TPoint and Super Model™
  • Clutchless design maintains TPoint assisted pointing accuracy
  • Two port USB 2.0 hub on the Instrument Panel, right where it is needed most
  • Track or slew up to three hours past the meridian


Software Specifications

  • Includes the Paramount Software Suite (featuring TheSky™ Imaging edition, Dome Control, and more).  The USB thumb drive comes with installers that are compatible with macOS, Windows and Linux (ARM32, ARM64, and x86_64 architectures).
  • Software features ProTrack™, Direct Guide™ (guider cable free autoguiding), TPoint Super Model™,
    All Sky Image Link™, Closed Loop Slew, @Focus™ automated focus, periodic error curve fitting,
    permanent periodic error correction, live stacking, dithering and more
  • The Multi-OS Plus module lets you install and use TheSky on all your computers and operating systems while maintaining TheSky’s familiar look and feel.

Paramount ME II GEM

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  • Item Description
    Paramount ME II™ Robotic Mount German equatorial mount body.


    Mounting Plate

    Attached to the mount during shipping, the

    Versa-Plate™ telescope mounting plate includes

    an integrated Losmandy D dovetail and grid of mounting holes to securely mount your telescope.



    4.6 m (15-foot) USB 2.0 mini-b USB cable.





    Input: 100-240V AC ~50/60 Hz.
    Output: 221 W max. 4.6A 48V DC.





    6-ft PSU to Paramount Electronics Box adapter




    6-ft. long power cable with a NEMA 5-15 male plug.


    Controller with


    Hand paddle includes lanyard, variable rate

    switch, integrated red-light flashlight, integrated

    joystick for homing and “at the telescope” control



    Carries up to six (6) 13.6 kg (30 lb.) or six (6)

    18 kg (40 lb.) counterweights.
    Dimensions: 4.763 cm (1.875 in.) wide x 47 cm

    (18.5 in.) long, 1.875-in. bore.
    Weight: 14 kg (30 lb.)
    Height: approximately 7.3 cm (2.9 in.)

    Counterweights Two (2) 14 kg (30 lb.) counterweights.


    Note that the heavier the payload, the more

    counterweights required for balance and you

    may need to purchase additional counterweights 

    if your imaging system weighs more than a

    bout 28 kg (60 lb.).




    This knob is installed at the end of the

    counterweight shaft to prevent the

    counterweights from accidentally sliding off.




    A convenient tool to help rotate the integrated

    altitude adjustment mechanism when making

    polar alignment adjustments with heavy payloads.

    Accessory Pouch

    Stowable pouch includes:


    -Two 3/8-in. should bolt hole plugs.
    -Two 5/16-in. x 2 1/4-in. RA locking shoulder bolts
    -Two 5/16-in. x 2 1/4-in. Dec locking shoulder bolts
    -Four Delrin washers for mount surface protection
    -Four plastic plugs to cover the outer side of

    the RA and Dec locking holes.


    Paramount User


    The 200+ page user guide contains in-depth

    instructions for setting up and using your

    Paramount ME II mount.



    Software Quick


    A guide to get your mount and Paramount

    Software Suite subscription registered with Software Bisque with instructions for installing the software.    




    The 32-GB thumb drive includes installers for TheSky Imaging Edition plus the Dome module on macOS, Ubuntu Linux (running on ARM32, ARM64 or x86_64 architectures) and Microsoft Windows operating


    Control your Paramount mount, CMOS/DSLR/CCD

    camera, autoguider, focuser, filter wheel, rotator,

    and dome or roll-off roof from one convenient

    application on the operating system of your choice.

    The Paramount Software Suite additionally offers

    Paramount mounts the following exclusive features:– ProTrack™: In addition to TPoint pointing accuracy improvements, all Paramount mounts use the

    exclusive ProTrack™ technology to improve the

    mount’s unguided tracking accuracy. With ProTrack™, you can take five minute or longer (depending on your imaging system), unguided astrophotos.
    – Direct Guide™: Direct control system access for cable-free autoguiding. No more failure-prone guider cables to mess with.
    – Train PEC: If you choose not to purchase the Paramount ME II with optional absolute on-axis encoders, rest assured the mount’s periodic error will be negligible with TheSky’s Train PEC feature.




    Cable Tie

    One 12-inch plastic cable tie that can be used to

    help run cables through the mount.

    Hex Key


    Thirteen piece Imperial hex key set.
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