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Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller

B&H # VIDD3DAC Mfr # 37911
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

Availability Details


This is a special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of shipment.

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For international orders, credit cards will be charged at time you place your order.

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You Pay: $169.00
Product Highlights
  • Control up to 2 Vixen MT-1 Motor Drives
  • Accurate to +/- 0.005% of Sidereal Rate
  • Precise Sidereal for Astrophotography
  • 32x Sidereal for General Movement
  • Integrated Auto Guider Port

The Dual Axis Controller from Vixen Optics attaches to one or two optional Vixen MT-1 motor drives to give the user control of direction and speed for general skywatching or astrophotography. It provides accuracy to the motors to within ±0.005% of the sidereal rate. With batteries, which are not included, it will run for approximately 20 hours.

The controller provides 32x sidereal for general purpose movement, and 2x sidereal directional accuracy for astrophotography guidance. It communicates with the motors via two included cables (one per motor).

This unit features an integrated port for the optional Vixen Auto Guider. The Auto Guider tracks and performs automatic telescope guiding to further assist in astrophotography.

Dual Axis Controller and optional motors compatible with Vixen GP Mounts, Great Polaris, Great Polaris D2 and Great Polaris Economy German Equatorial Mounts.
Can be used with the optional Auto Guider for astrophotography.
For use with one or two optional Vixen MT-1 motor drives.
Optional 110 VAC adapter or 12VDC car adapter available.
Power Supply 8 x D batteries (not included)
Run Time Approximately 20 hours
Dimension (L x W x Thickness) 7.5 x 2.6 x 1.0" (19.0 x 6.5 x 2.6 cm)
Weight 1 lb (454 g) without batteries
Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller
  • Carrying Bag & Strap
  • 2 x Control Cables to Attach to Motor(s)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

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    Required item: Powered by 'D' cell batteries.



    Duracell D 1.5V Alkaline Coppertop Battery (2 Pack)
    Duracell -  D 1.5V Alkaline Coppertop Battery (2 Pack)
    • You Pay: $3.98

    Power Supplies

    Vixen Optics -  Cigarette Lighter Plug Adapter for Sphinx and Skypod Mounts
    • You Pay: $19.50
    Usually ships in 7-10 business days i This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-10 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the MFR
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