Altair Astro Astronomy Ioptron Telescope mount repair, tuning and service:-

UK Ioptron main Dealers Altair is the UK main dealers to Repair, Service and tuning of your Ioptron Astronomical Mount. 
Experience of this service was first class. including correcting faulty/dubious workmanship attempts carried out by Darkframe Optics.

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Brief Summary:
This is a repair & upgrade service for iOptron Mounts. We have access to all iOptron components, and were the first fully authorised iOptron service centre in Europe.
  1. We can repair your out-of-warranty, or damaged mount.
  2. We can perform mechanical upgrades such as worm gear, drive train, motors and boards to update your older mount to a latter version. 

What do you need to send us?

  • We require the mount to be sent to us for an assessment and a quote at your cost. 
  • There is no need to include power supply or counterweights or counterweight shaft, nor tripod, just the mount head and handset.
  • The mount will be inspected on arrival and we will then quote you for repair and parts as needed, as well as mechanical updates you require.

What does delivery cost for returning the mount? It depends on your location, and we will include this cost in the quote. We are able to ship by fully insured courier to any country in the world. Typical prices are £17.50 for most Zone 1 & 2 European countries, £25 for further. £6 UK mainland.

Where do I start? We cannot formally quote until we have seen the mount but we can give an indication of the cost or what's involved, based on your description of the fault. Please call us to discuss your requirements. If you use the email form, please include a phone number where can call you at your convenience.
What's your guarantee on the repair or upgrade service?
  • Our repair and upgrade service includes a one-year return-to-base warranty if there are issues with the repair. This applies to normal use and wear and tear of the product. It does not cover any non-standard modifications made by the customer.
  • Like our standard warranty, our guarantee does not include issues caused by the customer upgrading the firmware incorrectly, though in any case, these can easily be solved by advice.
  • This service is not to be confused with the standard warranty repair, which applies to all mounts with serial numbers indicating they were distributed by Altair Astro, which is free.
  • Grey market product policy: Preferential rates will always be given for mounts with serial numbers which prove they were distributed by Altair Astro into the Euro Zone or UK, but we can still provide service and upgrades on grey market products. 
  • This service is offered at our discretion.