Virtuoso MAK90
Multi-Purpose Mounts
Product Features


  • Freedom Find (dual-encoder) on each axis allows manual movement without losing alignment or positional information

  • Track night sky objects automatically once located

  • Photo & video cruising allows you to record panning video with up  to six programmable stopping points

  • Panoramic/Wide-angle photography

  •  The mount can control a DSLR camera to take long distance panoramas up to 360°.

  • Video Cruising/Time Lapse Photography

  • The mount can automatically move your video camera through up to 6 preset positions without any pause. Up to 5 speeds can be selected in this mode.

  • DSLR interface. Take photographs automatically with your DSLR at up to 6 preset positions. The mount will stop at each predetermined position and automatically trigger the camera’s shutter release. 

  • Solar filter and solar finder included for safe viewing of the Sun

  • The Virtuoso™ mount can be upgraded to Go-To by purchasing an AZ
    Synscan™ handset and cable, allowing 42,900+ night sky objects to be automatically found from its extensive database.


  • Maksutov-90 mm telescope optical tube

  • Virtuoso™  Multi-Purpose Mount (Motorized alt-azimuth mount)

  • 5x24 finderscope with finder bracket that converts to a solar finderscope

  • Full aperture solar filter

  • Eyepieces:  Super 10 and Super 25

  • 1.25” Star Diagonal

  • Included shutter release cable for Canon Rebel EOS DSLR cameras. Optional cable available for other camera models.

  • L-Bracket for shooting daytime panoramic images with your DSLR, camcorder & camera. (sold separately) smartphone

  • Speeds in Time Lapse Mode: 1xRotation/24hrs/6hrs/3hrs, 2.5°/sec, 1.2°/sec

  • AZ GoTo Handset and cable (sold separately)

  • Requires 8 AA batteries (not included)



When viewing the sun, a solar filter must be used to prevent damage to the eye and the lens/mirror. In addition, please use a solar finder to locate the sun rather than using the telescope.  

Tripod Height 40cm 
Tracking Rates Sidereal Rate 
Mount Type Altitude/Azimuth 
Slow Motion Control Motorized 
Motor Drive DC Servo Motors, Driving Resolution 2.42 arc sec 
GOTO System Optional (AZ Synscan controller is compatible) 
Tripod Weight 4kg 
Shipping Weight 8 kg 
Shipping Dimensions 30x35x55 cm3 
Power Supply Specified at 12VDC/600mA. 5V~14V(Absolute Maximum Rating)/600mA Acceptable. 
Payload Capacity 4 kg 
Tracking Modes Altitude/Azimuth 
Slewing Speed 12 Degree/Second @ 12V Power Supply