Vixen Porta II Mount
The Vixen Porta Mount II comes equipped with two fine adjustment handles for whole circle slow motion in both directions - a necessity when searching for and tracking celestial objects. Or how about adjusting the friction level so the mount simply stays where you put it? In addition, the Vixen Porta is a great mount for terrestrial viewing, too. Its gear drives make it a simple matter to precisely track a planet or a ship on the horizon by just turning the elevation and/or azimuth control handles.
The Porta in this Vixen mount's name stands for "portability"... and with good reason. It weighs only 12 pounds including tripod - yet will support a payload of 20. The “World-Standard” dovetail attachment system on Porta II was developed by Vixen. This allows the Vixen Porta II Mount to accept various dovetail mounted optical tubes and binoculars - making it a splendid travel companion for hikers, birdwatchers, traveling astronomers and more!
Standard Vixen dovetail mounting slot with lock and safety screw is fully Vixen Sphinx and Great Polaris-compatible. Mounting slot removes to reveal ¼"-20 and M8-1.25 threaded holes for custom mounting solutions for your scope, too!. The PortaMount II features switchable slow-motion knobs, tension adjustment and disassembly tools, built-in tool storage bay, tripod tray and aluminum legs.
Words on the Vixen Porta II Mount
Vixen Porta II Mount Features...
- Dovetail plate attachment system.
- One bolt standardized for easy tripod changes.
- No locks or clutches to worry about.
- 120 tooth wheel gears whole circle movement.
- Aluminum 2 section adjustable tripod.
- Tripod legs adjustable from 90cm to 130cm.
- Flexible elevation and or azimuth control handles.
- Accessory tray and tension adjustment tools included.
|Tripod or Pier Included?||Yes|
|Electronics Included||None/ Manual|
|Warranty||5 Year Warranty|
|Hand Controller Included||None - None Available|
|# of Counterweights Included||0|
|Weight of Counterweights||0|
|Objects in Database||N/A|
|Legs Include Quick Release?||No|
|Saddle Width||V Series|
|Weight Capacity||20 lbs.|
|Leg Length||35.4" to 51"|
|Accessory Tray Included?||No|
|Power Supply Included||None - Does Not Require Power|
|Latitude Range||Not Provided By Manufacturer|
|Weight of Tripod/Monopod||Not Provided By Manufacturer|
|Weight of Head||Not Provided By Manufacturer|
- Vixen Porta II Mount
- Aluminum Tripod
- Slow Motion Controls
- Accessory Tray
- Tension Adjustment Tools
- Built-in Tool Storage
- Vixen Dovetail Mounting Slot
- Custom ¼"-20 and M8-1.25 Mounting Area