Criterion Dynamax 8 Encoder Mount Hardware Bundled Special Kit
In order to bring computerized pointing to your Criterion Dynamax 8 , you will
need to fit a pair of devices known as optical encoders to each axis of your mount.
Part number pn-8000-d-spec is a specially priced bundled solution that provides the optical
encoders and all the necessary mounting hardware specific to your Criterion Dynamax 8 Fork along
with the encoder cable that is used to connect between each of the optical encoders and the
Argo Navis Digital Telescope Computer.
Bundled Special Kit contents
Encoder mount hardware designed specifically for the Criterion Dynamax 8 Schmidt-Cassegrain Fork mount.
2 x Optical Encoders.
An Encoder Cable for interfacing the Argo Navis to each of the supplied encoders.
RA axis resolution : 10000 steps effective.
Dec axis resolution : 10000 steps effective.
Highest quality machined components.
One year limited warranty.
The encoder kit is easy to install and comes with simple installation instructions including diagrams.
Click here for a scanned image of the installation diagram.
Please note that most mount kits are built on demand once we receive your order. Sometimes we have kits in stock, otherwise a typical lead-time is 1 to 6 weeks from order.
Please email us at
for a lead-time estimate on this kit.
Current pricing for this kit can be found by using the "Bundled Special kit including encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable" pull-down menu on our purchasing page.
Please note that kits are only made available to new and current Argo Navis owners.