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Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount with Starbook One & Tripod - 25071HAL130

Vixen Optics   ——   SKU: VIX-25071HAL130
$2,303.26 CAD
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About the Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount w/ Starbook One & Tripod...

The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount is simple to operate yet features high precision mechanics. The 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 & Tripod 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

     

  • Includes sturdy HAL130 tripod

  

Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount w/ Starbook One & Tripod 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 lb excluding counterweight

Weight: About 15.5 lb, excluding counterweight

Controller: STAR BOOK ONE

Optional Accessories: STAR BOOK TEN, SXG Half Pillar, AC Power Source

Vixen Optics Product Number: 25071HAL130