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Vixen Optics Porta II Altazimuth Mount USA

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Product Highlights
  • Telescope Tripod and Mount
  • 20 Lb Capacity

Built to support a 20 lb payload, and equipped with two fine adjustment handles for whole circle slow-motion in both directions, the Porta II Mount from Vixen comes with a sturdy set of legs that adjust from 35-51". The Porta II minimizes support-system oriented frustration when searching and tracking celestial objects.

The Porta II is solid, and its slow motion flexible handles minimize vibrations to keep the view sharp. Precision tracking of planets and ships on the horizon becomes a simple event thanks to a fine-tooth geared drive that's activated by turning the elevation or azimuth control handles.

The 'World-Standard' dovetail system ensures that the Porta II can be used to support most dovetail-mounted OTA and binoculars. The Porta II mount head is detachable and compatible with all other Vixen tripods. The tripod is constructed from rugged aluminum alloy, and the legs extend from 35-51".

No Locks or Clutches
Portable altazimuth mount with precision slow motion control in both axes
Slow-motion control with whole circle movement via 120-tooth wheel-gears
Tripod legs height adjustment: 35 - 51"
Mount can be removed and used on heavier tripod if needed.
Mount Type Altimazimuth
Load Capacity 20 lb / 9.1 kg
Motor None
GO-TO Capability No
Latitude Adjustment Range Not specified by manufacturer
Polar Axis Scope Not applicable
Includes Tripod/Pier Yes
Power Source None
Dimensions 41 x 11 x 13" / 104 x 27.9 x 33 cm
Weight Fully assembled: 12 lb / 5.4 kg
Vixen Optics Porta II Altazimuth Mount
  • Slow Motion Controls
  • Accessory Tray
  • Limited 5 Year Warranty
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