Vixen Optics StarGuy White Porta II Alt-Azimuth Mount with Berlebach Wood Tripod

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Vixen Optics StarGuy White Porta II Alt-Azimuth Mount with Berlebach Wood Tripod
Key Features
  • 20-Pound Payload Capacity
  • Porta II Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Accepts OTAs with Vixen Dovetail Plate
  • Control System Eliminates Clutches
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The StarGuy White Porta II Alt-Azimuth Mount with Berlebach Wood Tripod from Vixen Optics features the white manual Porta II alt-azimuth mount that accepts any optical tube assembly (OTA) with a Vixen-style dovetail plate. The mount has a user-friendly friction-control system that eliminates axis locks or clutches. When you need to find your subject, simply move the telescope by hand and release to set it in its new position. Dual controls are used for fine adjustments and tracking. A Berlebach wood tripod provides a steady platform for the mount and your OTA. Made of ash with a clear varnish, it is not only visually appealing, its weight stabilizes the telescope and reduces vibration. This two-section adjustable-height tripod has a removable matching wood accessory tray and black anodized metal fittings and mounting plate.
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Vixen Optics StarGuy Overview

The StarGuy White Porta II Alt-Azimuth Mount with Berlebach Wood Tripod from Vixen Optics features the white manual Porta II alt-azimuth mount that accepts any optical tube assembly (OTA) with a Vixen-style dovetail plate. The mount has a user-friendly friction-control system that eliminates axis locks or clutches. When you need to find your subject, simply move the telescope by hand and release to set it in its new position. Dual controls are used for fine adjustments and tracking. A Berlebach wood tripod provides a steady platform for the mount and your OTA. Made of ash with a clear varnish, it is not only visually appealing, its weight stabilizes the telescope and reduces vibration. This two-section adjustable-height tripod has a removable matching wood accessory tray and black anodized metal fittings and mounting plate.

Porta II Mount

  • Vixen-style dovetail saddle accepts the most common OTA mounting plate on the market today
  • Manual alt-azimuth single-arm fork mount design
  • 20-pound load capacity can handle most small-to-medium refractor and catadioptric optical tubes
  • Slow-motion controls enable precise tracking with reduced vibrations
  • Friction-control design eliminates clutches and locks
  • Move the OTA quickly by hand, perform fine adjustments with slow-motion controls

Berlebach Ash Wood Tripod

  • Made in Germany
  • Ash wood has beautiful grain with natural vibration suppression
  • Independent adjustable leg angles accommodate sloped and uneven ground for proper leveling
  • Markings on each leg for easy repeatability to the user's preferred height
  • Maximum height: 65"
  • Minimum height: 37"
  • Packed length: 39"
  • Weight: 10 pounds
  • Removable accessory tray

Vixen Optics StarGuy Specs

Mount
Mount TypeManual; Alt-Azimuth Single Fork
GoTo CapabilityNo
Payload Capacity20 lb / 9 kg
MotorNone
Polar Axis ScopeNone
Tripod
Height Adjustment Range37 to 65" / 93.98 to 165.1 cm
Leg Sections2
MaterialsWood
Folded Length39.0" / 99.06 cm
General
Mounting SystemVixen Style
GPSNo
Wi-FiNone
DimensionsNot Specified by Manufacturer
Weight5 lb / 2.27 kg (Mount)
9.92 lb / 4.5 kg (Tripod)
Packaging Info
Package Weight17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)38 x 10 x 10"
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