Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller

Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller

Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller

B&H # VIDD3DAC MFR # 37911

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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
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Vixen Optics DD3 overview

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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.
In the Box
Vixen Optics Dual Axis Controller
  • Carrying Bag & Strap
  • 2 x Control Cables to Attach to Motor(s)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Vixen Optics DD3 specs

    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
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 5.8 x 3.3"

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