Pier-Tech 2 is an electro-mechanical telescope pier. It is designed for the observer who wishes to raise and lower the pier by a push of a button. To operate the Pier-Tech 2, just plug it into a standard 120V outlet, push the up or down button on the supplied hand held pendant to raise or lower the pier. The pier has 20 inches of precision vertical adjustment keeping your telescope polar aligned and level.
After placing your order, Please contact Orange County Telescope to specify what mount and Telescope you will be using with this Pier.
Features of the Pier-Tech 2 Telescope Pier
Supplied with 120 or 220 Volt controller just plug into standard wall outlet. Stays level and polar aligned at every height. Can be made portable with optional leg and castor attachment. 215 pound lift capacity. Minimum pier height is 30 1/2 inches- 31 1/2 inches, Maximum pier height is 50 1/2 inches- 51 1/2 inches, (all dimensions are +/- 1/2 inches) Aluminum and powder coated steel construction for corrosion resistance. Flat, top pier plate is included in price. There will be an additional charge for adapting to mounts that do not attach to a flat top plate. Contact Pier-Tech for additional information. Great for roll-off roof observatories.Ergonomic and handicapped accessible. Great for viewers of different standing heights such as children