The design for the mount is a simple Dobsonian. It is easy to construct and the easiest to use.
There are main part of a dobsonian mount are:
- Wooden side supports
- Bearing/D support for OTA
- Castors/Ball bearings for azimuth rotation
I will let the pictures do the talking as the mount design is pretty straightforward:
Bearing supports for OTA:
I made several components to automate the mount. These included motor brackets, OTA supports and the motor-gear engaging mechanism.
Here are all the parts painted black: