The brand AVALON INSTRUMENTS was born about 10 years ago, as an innovative high quality product, aimed at both the amateurs and the professionals astronomical world.
The brand belong to the DS Group, a company operating for almost 40 years in the field of precision mechanics, molds design and plastic molding
The company is based in Aprilia, (LT) ITALY with a staff of 50 employees and the production is made by using highly innovative technologies with CAD-CAM programming and latest-generation CNC machines that makes it a national excellence .
The AVALON INSTRUMENTS project was born from the passion for astronomy of Luciano Dal Sasso, founder and one of the DS Group owners, transforming his astronomical experience on the field into innovative astronomical equipment, it was the 1997, when a high quality Binoscope has been made ( at that time the brand was ASTROMECCANICA) and for the following years lots of innovative products has been designed and produced.
Since 2018, AVALON INSTRUMENTS, following a natural evolution, becomes a separated company dedicated both to the production of the established products and to the new ones to be developed for the next future.
It has been also activated a new division for the scientific research and development, in close collaboration with the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF).
The AVALON INSTRUMENTS products (https://www.avalon-instruments.com/products) has been designed to cover most of the needs of the casual and the advanced amateur astronomer. At the moment there are three different model mounts: M-Zero, M-Uno and Linear, then there is Merlino PRO (Personal Remote Observatory) that is a small robotic observatory, designed to maximize the advanced capabilities of the M-uno mount, furthermore new models are under development
Today AVALON INSTRUMENTS products are distributed in different parts of the world through selected retailers in countries such as: Europe, USA, Japan, Australia, Canada etc.
Thanks to the exclusive design and technology, AVALON INSTRUMENTS made something unique, easy to use and reliable that makes astronomy passion finally simple and fun