Stellarvue M2D - Alt-Azimuth Mount Head w/ Losmandy Saddle Discontinued

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Stellarvue M2D - Alt-Azimuth Mount Head w/ Losmandy Saddle Discontinued   Discontinued
$299.00
Item # SV-M2D
  • The Stellarvue M2D is a medium duty alt-azimuth mount and will hold telescopes up to 20 lbs.
  • This alt-azimuth mount is sturdy enough to handle Stellarvue 70mm - 115mm refractors and uses 3" bearings that allow the tension to be adjusted on both axis.
  • The Stellarvue M2D is equipped with a Losmandy-style saddle plate.
  • Easy set-up, great for both day and nighttime viewing.
  • Made of solid aluminum, the Stellarvue M2D attaches to photographic tripods with 3/8-16 bolt and elevator extension, as well as a wide variety of telescope mounts.
  • Weight capacity is 20 lbs.
Description

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Stellarvue M2D Mount Head with Losmandy D-Style Saddle

This Stellarvue Alt-Az mount is lightweight and features instant set up. The up and down and left and right motions are easy for newcomers to master and it works well for both daytime and nighttime viewing. This mount is made in Stellarvue's shop in Auburn, California and can be mounted directly on a camera tripod with an elevator platform. With the optional MEC2 extension column, it can be mounted to the TA Surveyor's Tripod or any other Stellarvue tripod. The mount is light and smooth. All you do is point the telescope anywhere in the sky. This mount has the a spring-loaded dovetail system that easily allows you to connect and disconnect the telescope from the mount for transport.

The Stellarvue M2D Alt Azimuth Mount weighs four pounds and is made of solid aluminum. It uses smooth 3" bearings on each axis. The tension is adjusted on both axis with oversized knurled knobs. Once the tension is set, it is easy to glide from object to object without the need for slow motion controls or further use of lock knobs.

Stellarvue Product Number: M2D
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU SV-M2D
Head Design Alt-Azimuth
Tripod or Pier Included? No
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included None/ Manual
Manufacturer Stellarvue
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included None - None Available
# of Counterweights Included 0
Objects in Database N/A
Saddle Width Universal - Will adapt to most plates
Weight Capacity 20 lbs.
Leg Length Not supplied by manufacturer
Material N/A
Power Supply Included None - Does Not Require Power
Tracking Modes Alt-Azimuth
Latitude Range Not supplied by manufacturer
Weight of Tripod/Monopod Not supplied by manufacturer
Weight of Head 4 lbs.
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Stellarvue M2D Alt-Az Mount Head
  • Losmandy D Style Mounting Plate
  • Knurled Locking Knobs
  • Hardware
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Does this head fit on the Losmandy LW tripod?

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Can a Stellarvue M2D - Alt-Azimuth Mount Head w/ Losmandy Saddle be mounted on a Losmandy LW Tripod for GM8 Equatorial Mounts?

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Can this be mounted the same way as a ball-head mount?
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