GP2 Mount Accessories

ITEM #2576 SX Large Accessory Plate
This Deluxe Versionof the Accessory Plate with over 32 mounting holes to fit almost every telescope mounting plate currently in production. By sliding this adaptor plate into your standard Vixen Dovetail Mount, you can use many other telescopes and mounts side by side.
Specifications
* Standard Vixen Dovetail Mount.
* Supplied with longer mount lock bolt
* Supplied with 3 sets of screws with Allen Wrench
* Weight 3.4 lbs boxed 14 x 6 x 2 inches
Vixen Accessory Plate
Vixen Large accessory Plate
Price:$169.00

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #2577 SX-GP 1.9 KG/4.2 LB. Counter Weight
Specifications
 
Vixen Counterweight
Price:$46.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories

* Machined Steel Counterweights
* Compatible with Sphinx, Great Polaris and Super Polaris  Mounts
* Bored with 20mm inner Diameter hole to fit 3/4"  (19mm) shaft
* Comes unboxed 4 x 4.5 x 2 inches


ITEM #2578 SX-GP 2.8 KG/6.2 LB Counter Weight
Specifications
   
* Machined Steel Counterweights
* Compatible with Sphinx, Great Polaris, and Super Polaris  Mounts
* Bored with 20mm inner Diameter hole to fit 3/4"     (19mm) shaft
* Comes unboxed 4 x 4.5 x 2.75 inches
Vixen Counterweight
Price:$59.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories

ITEM #2579 SX-GP 3.7 KG/8.1LB Counter Weight
Specifications
   
* Machined Steel Counterweights
* Compatible with Sphinx, Great Polaris,  and Super Polaris  Mounts
* Bored with 20mm inner Diameter hole to fit 3/4" (19mm) shaft
* Comes unboxed 4 x 4.5 x 3.5 inches
Vixen Counterweight
Price:$74.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #2661 SX Dovetail Tube Plate
Slips into Vixen GP Series Mounts. Use to attach your telescope with Vixen Tube Rings or third party rings with 1/4-20 tpi threaded holes. Other devices such as a camera can also be attached. Interchangeable with the GP tube plate. Two 1/4"-20 tpi bolts included

Vixen Dove Tail Plate
Price:$18.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories

Specifications
 

* Approximately 7.5" long, 1.7" wide.
* Weight 8 ounces and unboxed 7.5 x 1.7 x 1  inches
* Furthest holes are 6.3: apart and center holes are 1.4"     apart
* All holes pas 1/4-20 bolts and are smooth
    non-threaded

ITEM #37911 DD-3 Dual-Axis Controller

This dual-axis controller/drive corrector is for use with two optional #3752 Vixen MT-1 motor drives. These are compatible with the current Vixen Great Polaris, Great Polaris D2, and Great Polaris Economy German Equatorial Mounts and on telescopes using these mounts.

When controlled by the DD3, the accuracy of the MT-1 motor drive is within +/0.005% of the sidereal rate. Powered by 8 user supplied D batteries, this will run for approximately 20 hours. An optional #3599 AC Adaptor is available as is an optional #3828 Manual Operation Clutch, recommended if manual turning on one or both axis is to be retained

Vixen Dual Axis Motor
Price:$199.00

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications
   
 

* Provides 32X sidereal for general movement and   2X sidereal north, south, west and shutoff east for astrophotographic guiding.
* Weight 1 lb.without batteries
* Boxed 8.5 x 6.25 x 3 inches

ITEM #37912 Dual Axis Motor Drive DD3 Set
 

Includes DD3 controller, two MT-1WT motors and a battery box.

Price:$349
Vixen GP Mount Accessories

ITEM #3752 MT-1 RA DEC Motor

Can be used as either a right ascension or declination motor. The motor is controlled and powered by an optional Vixen SD-1 single axis or DD-1 dual axis drive controller. One MT-1 motor is needed for the single axis righ ascension operation or two motors are required for dual-axis operation. When controlled by an SD-1 or DD-1, the accuracy of the MT-1 is withing +/-0.005% of the sidereal rate. The optional 3828 Manual Clutch, described below, is needed if manual operation of either axis is to be retained.

Vixen MT1 Motor
Price:$119.00

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications
     
 

* Right Ascension or Declination Motor.
* Compatible with Great Polaris, Great Polaris 2,  Great Polaris D2, Great Polaris Economy, Super     Polaris and Super Polaris DX Mounts
* Optional SD-1 (3739) or DD-1 (3740) controller required for proper use

ITEM #3796 Weight Shaft Camera Bracket
Allows attachment of camera to the 20mm weight shaft found on Vixen GP and Sphinx mounts. Because the Cameras weight is now helping counterbalance the Optical Tube, users are greatly appreciative of the fact they do not have to add MORE counterweights. Some use this to balance their Optical Tubes with Heavier cameras. Very multi-purpose.
Vixen Camera Bracket
Price:$59.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications    
 
* Fits all Standard Vixen 20mm Weight Shaft on GP and Sphinx Mounts
* Approx 6.5” long, 2” wide at widest
* Center Bolt ¼-20 thread

* Weight 8 oz. and is unboxed 6.5 x 2 x 1.5 inches comes unboxed

ITEM #3810 Dovetail Plate Mounting Block
  For mounting optical tubes; weight 7.76 oz
Vixen mounting block
Price:$54.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #3815 GP DEC Body
     
Price:$179.00
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #3817 GP Counterweight Shaft          
 
Price $59.95
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
 
GP Counterweight Shaft
ITEM #3818 GP Dec. Scale Ring   
 
Price $33.95
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
 
Vixen Dec. Scale Ring
ITEM #3822 GP Slow Motion Knob                               
 
Price:$3.95
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
 
Vixen Slow Motion Knob
ITEM #3823 GP Slow Motion Handle145mm               
 
Price:$9.95
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
 
Vixen slow motion handle
ITEM #3828 Manual Clutch GP2/GPD2

This manual clutch restores the functionality of the slow motion controls when the MT-1 motor is installed on the GP or GPD2 mount. The clutch has a knob that disengages the motor so that the manual control is active. Once the desired adjustments are made. the motors can be re-engaged by turning the knob.

Vixen Slow Motion Clutch
Price:$54.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications
 

* Gear and clutch mechanism.
* Compatible with Great Polaris and Super Polaris Mounts
* Weight 4 ounces boxed 2.25 x 1.5 x 1.25 inches

ITEM #3881 GP Mount Aluminum Case

Designed to protect and transport your GP Series Mount, Counter Weights with Shaft and Drive Corrector all in one easy to carry hard case. With a durable aluminum outer shell, and locking latches this case is designed for rugged durability for your remotest of observations.


Price:$399

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
 

*Specifications

5 Unique padded compartments
* Locking latches with keys
*Weight 10 Lbs. boxed 18 X 17.5 x 4.5 inches

ITEM #3912 Polar Axis Scope, 6x20 with Illuminator
 

Features penlight external illuminator and RA and Decl. graduation rings

 

Vixen Polar Axis Scope
Price:169
Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #5460 Triangle Accessory Tray

This Triangle Accessory tray provides a convenient place to set many of the things and amateur astronomer may be using through the night, eyepiece, chart, red flashlight etc. While not only providing a temporary storage function, this tray also increases the overall stability of the tripod and decreasing any vibrations seen through the telescope. With holes spaced approx 9.5” apart this tray fits many other non standard mounts too.

ITEM #5460
Price:$34.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications
 
* Metal Triangular Tray
* Works GP, GP-D2, GP2, GP-DX, GP-E, Sphinx, Porta (must flip knob holder)     and Custom-D mounts.

* Holes approx 9.5” from each other
ITEM #7331 Compass GP
Designed to fit in the recess of the GP2 or GPD2 Mount to help determine magnetic north or south. This is an integral part of the polar aligning for any German Equatorial mount.* Round approximately 1" Diameter


Price:$19.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
ITEM #8619 Battery Box
 

Price $29.95
Vixen GP Mount Accessories

ITEM #8800 Flex Handle Porta and GP Mounts
A longer (11.5") flexible knob that can attach to all Vixen GP and Porta Mounts. The flexible cable removes hand tremors affecting image stability when viewing at higher magnifications and in many situations makes each knob more accessible and easier to rotate. Priced individually, most users get one for each axis of movement.
Vixen Flex Handle
Price:$24.95

Vixen GP Mount Accessories
Specifications
* Attaches to standard Vixen slow motion shaft
* Removes hand tremor shaking of mount
* Increases ease of finding knobs
* Weight 5 ounces unboxed 11.5 x 2. x 2  inches
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