Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount + HAL130 Tripod
As a new addition to the Sphinx Mount line, Vixen created the Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount + HAL130 Tripod.
This user friendly SX2 Mount features high precision mechanics, the New Star Book One hand controller and with this combination will enable the user to track objects with no difficulty.
The Star Book One controller has many functions like celestial, lunar, solar, King’s Rate Tracking, Backlash Compensation, Slewing Speeds Variable from 0.1x to 999x sidereal, PEC, Screen Brightness Adjustable, Autoguider, Red LED Light, and Direction Keys.
With easy secure set-up, you will be using the Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount in minutes! Both beginners and seasoned hobbyists alike will enjoy the conveniences the Sphinx SX Mount has to offer such as portability, simple to use controller, download updates directly to the controller, and adaptability to a variety of optical tubes with the use of Vixen’s Universal dove tail plate.
The Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount is designed with a declination head and internal motors that offer improved balance and motion around the RA AXIS. In addition, its lightweight and innovative design assures accurate motor control.
The Sphinx SX2’s unique motor layout of the RA and DEC motors enables them to perform as a built in counterweight. For smaller telescope owners, additional counterweights are not required.
For easy storage, the stainless steel , corrosion resistant counterweight shaft retracts into the Vixen Sphinx SX2 mount body.
Manufacturer Product Number: 25071-HAL130
- Additional Information
SKU VX-25071-HAL130 Head Design Equatorial Tripod or Pier Included? Yes GPS Included? No Electronics Included Motorized - Dual Drive Manufacturer Vixen Warranty 5 Year Warranty Hand Controller Included Vixen Starbook One Saddle Width V Series Weight Capacity 27lbs. Leg Length 31" - 51" Material Steel Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South Latitude Range 0-70º Weight of Tripod/Monopod 12lbs.
- Included Items
- Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount
- HAL130 Tripod
- STAR BOOK ONE Hand Controller
- Questions & Answers
Product QuestionsQuestion by: Alejandro on Mar 28, 2015 9:41:00 AMThe SX2 mount with Star Book One comes with a 12v DC cigarette lighter plug to use with a portable deep cycle type battery. If you prefer to run the mount on 8x D cell batteries, you will want to also order part # VX-2536 http://www.optcorp.com/vx-2536-battery-box-for-sx-or-skypod-mount.html to run the mount in the field.Answer by: Chris Hendren (Admin) on Mar 31, 2015 12:42:00 PM
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