About the Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount w/ Starbook One...
Vixen'''s New Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount is the newest entry into the line of award winning Sphinx Mounts. The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount is simple to operate yet features high precision mechanics. The New SX2 Mount features the Star Book One Hand Controller. With this controller you can track objects with ease. Vixen''s innovative Star Book Ten is an option that can be added to this mount.
Star Book One Functions: Celestial, Solar, Lunar, and King''s Rate Tracking, Slewing Speeds Variable from 0.1x to 999x sidereal , Backlash Compensation, PEC, Autoguider port, Screen Brightness Adjustable, Direction Keys, Red LED Light
Easy Secure Setup: The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount sets up in minutes. One bolt secures it to the tripod. Beginners and seasoned hobbyists will benefit from the portability of the mount, the easy to use controller, the ability to download future upgrades directly to the controller and the versatility of placing a variety of optical tubes on this equatorial mount with Vixen'''s universal dove tail plate.
Unique Motor Layout: The internal placement of the the RA and DEC motors in the Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount allow the motors to act as a built in counterweight. Small telescopes require no additional counterweights.
Retractable Counterweight Shaft: Constructed of corrosion resistant stainless steel, it retracts into the Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount body for easy storage.
Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount w/ Starbook One Features...
- Simple to operate yet features high precision mechanics
- Features the Star Book One Hand Controller
- Internal placement of the the RA and DEC motors allow the motors to act as a built in counterweight
- Use a variety of optical tubes on this equatorial mount with Vixen'''s universal dove tail plate
- Constructed of corrosion resistant stainless steel
Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount w/ Starbook One Specifications...
RA Slow Motion/DEC Slow Motion: 180 Tooth full circle micro-movement wheel gear
RA Axis: 40mm diameter, aluminum alloy die casting
DEC Axis: 35mm diameter, aluminum alloy
Azimuth Adjustment: Fine Adjustments: About +-7 deg; Twin tangent screws/knob: About 1.2 deg per rotation
Altitude Adjustment: Latitude between 0 ~ 70, 3 altitude zone setting, Altitude Scale: 2 deg increments, Twin T Bar Handles: 0.8 deg rotation
Drive Motor: Stepping (Pulse) Motors with 250PPS
Loading Capacity: About 27 lbs excluding counterweight
Weight: About 15.5 lbs, excluding counterweight
Controller: STAR BOOK ONE
Optional Accessories: STAR BOOK TEN, SXG Half Pillar, AC Power SourceVixen Optics Product Number: 25071