Vixen Optics Advanced Polaris Alt-Az Mount with TL130 Tripod

BH #VIPALTAZM • MFR #25841TL130
Vixen Optics
Vixen Optics Advanced Polaris Alt-Az Mount with TL130 Tripod
Key Features
  • Manual Alt-Az Mount
  • Dual-Axis Adjustment Knobs
  • Clutch-Less Friction-Control System
  • 8.3 lb Payload Capacity
Vixen Optics engineered their AP mount to be customized as your needs demand and is offered here in its Advanced Polaris Alt-Az Mount configuration. It will serve well as a conventional manual alt-az mount with competent 8.3 lb payload capacity, dual-axis slow-motion control knobs, and an integrated counterweight and shaft. A clutch-less friction-control system allows the mount to be quickly moved to your target by simply pointing the optical tube assembly (OTA) where you want it with your hands. To support the mount is Vixen's APP-TL130 tripod, with an adjustable height from 20.7 to 45.6" to accommodate a variety of users. An array of optional accessories is available separately so you can tailor the mount to your specific needs, including: a right ascension motor and Star Book One hand controller kit, declination motor, polar alignment scope, and polar meter.
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Vixen Optics 25841TL130 Overview

Vixen Optics engineered their AP mount to be customized as your needs demand and is offered here in its Advanced Polaris Alt-Az Mount configuration. It will serve well as a conventional manual alt-az mount with competent 8.3 lb payload capacity, dual-axis slow-motion control knobs, and an integrated counterweight and shaft. A clutch-less friction-control system allows the mount to be quickly moved to your target by simply pointing the optical tube assembly (OTA) where you want it with your hands. To support the mount is Vixen's APP-TL130 tripod, with an adjustable height from 20.7 to 45.6" to accommodate a variety of users. An array of optional accessories is available separately so you can tailor the mount to your specific needs, including: a right ascension motor and Star Book One hand controller kit, declination motor, polar alignment scope, and polar meter.

Mount

  • Manual alt-azimuth
  • 18 lb payload capacity, including counterweight
  • Dual slow-motion control knobs
  • Vixen-style dovetail saddle
  • Adjustable clutch-less friction-stop system
  • Full 360° rotation wheel and worm gears with micro movement
  • 73.5mm diameter/144-tooth RA and dec wheel gear
  • 11mm diameter, brass RA worm gear
  • 9.8mm diameter brass dec worm gear
  • 59mm aluminum-alloy axis shafts
  • Integrated retractable counterweight shaft/3.6 lb (1.65kg) counterweight

APP-TL130 Tripod

  • Three leg sections
  • Collapsed length: 24"
  • Min leg length: 22.4"
  • Max leg length: 51"
  • Adjustable height of 20.7-45.6"
  • Weight: 7 lb
UPC: 811971017726

Vixen Optics 25841TL130 Specs

Mount
Mount TypeManual; Alt-Azimuth
GoTo CapabilityNo
Payload Capacity18 lb / 8.2 kg
MotorNone
Altitude Adjustment360°
Latitude Adjustment360°
Counterweight1 x 3.6 lb / 1.6 kg
Polar Axis ScopeNone
Tripod
Height Adjustment Range20.7 to 45.6" / 52.6 to 133.6 cm
Leg Sections3
Folded Length24" / 61 cm
General
Mounting SystemVixen Style
GPSNo
Wi-FiNo
Dimensions10.2 x 7 x 4.1" / 25.8 x 17.8 x 10.4 cm
Weight8.3 lb / 3.8 kg (with Counterweight)
Packaging Info
Package Weight9.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.5 x 10.5 x 7"
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