Vixen Optics Mini Porta Manual AZ Mount with Tripod

Vixen Optics Mini Porta Manual AZ Mount with Tripod

Vixen Optics Mini Porta Manual AZ Mount with Tripod


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  • Manual Alt-Azimuth Mount
  • Vixen-Style Dovetail Saddle
  • Adjustable Friction-Control System
  • Dual-Axis Slow-Motion Adjustment Knobs
  • Full 360° Rotation on Both Axes
  • Adjustable-Height Aluminum Tripod
  • 8-Pound Payload Capacity
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Vixen Optics Mini PORTA overview

  • 1Description

Support your smaller optical tube assembly (OTA) with the highly portable and lightweight Vixen Optics Mini Porta Manual AZ Mount. Built with an adjustable-tension friction-control system, there are no clumsy axis locks or clutches to manipulate, so the mount can be easily moved by hand for fast navigation. For more precise movement, the mount has dual-axis slow-motion knobs that allow for easy and smooth tracking. The mount comes with an aluminum tripod that adjusts from 28 to 50" to accommodate a wide variety of users and viewing positions, with a center tray that adds stability to the legs while offering a place for eyepieces, filters, and other accessories. Weighing just 6 pounds including the tripod, but with a payload capacity of 8 pounds, this mount is ideal for smaller OTAs less than 4.7" (11.9cm) in diameter.

  • Manual alt-azimuth design
  • Dual-axis slow-motion control knobs allow for precision adjustments and tracking with less vibrations
  • Smooth 360° rotation on both axes
  • Friction-control system: No locks or clutches for fast and easy manual hand adjustments
  • Friction-resistant adjustment tools included for precise balancing and smooth movement
  • Vixen-style dovetail saddle
  • Use of optical tube diameters of less than 4.7" (11.9cm) recommended
  • 8-pound (3.6kg) payload capacity
  • Aluminum legs
  • Two leg sections each
  • Adjustable height from 28 to 50"
  • Spiked feet provide additional stability on rough or soft ground
  • Large thumbscrew leg locks are easy to use even while wearing gloves
  • Center tray adds stability while offering a place to hold accessories
  • Use of optical tube diameters of less than 4.7" (11.9cm) recommended
In the Box
Vixen Optics Mini Porta Manual AZ Mount with Tripod
  • Tool Kit
  • 2 x Control Knobs
  • Aluminum Tripod
  • Accessory Tray
  • 5-Year Warranty
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    Vixen Optics Mini PORTA specs

    Mount Type Manual alt-azimuth
    Load Capacity 8.0 lb / 3.6 kg
    Motor None
    GoTo Capability None
    Altitude / Latitude Adjustment 360° rotation on both axes
    Polar Axis Scope None
    Includes Tripod/Pier Adjustable-height tripod
    Adjustable height: 27.6 - 50.4" / 70.0 - 128.0 cm
    Power Source None
    Weight 6.0 lb / 2.7 kg, including tripod
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 10.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 38.0 x 10.0 x 10.0"

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