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NEW Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount

Vixen's New Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount is the newest entry into the line of award winning Sphinx Mounts.

The SX2 Mount is simple to operate yet features high precision mechanics.  The New SX2 Mount features the NEW 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 Sphinx SX2 Equatorial 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 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 Sphinx mount body for easy storage.

View STAR BOOK ONE Controller features and Menus Here

Item #25071-(Mount Only) $1599           Vixen Sphinx Mounts
Item #25071-(Mount & Tripod) $1799
    Vixen Sphinx Mounts

Vixen SX2 Mount

Vixen STAR BOOK ONE Hand Controller
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°; Twin tangent screws/knob: About 1.2° per rotation
Altitude Adjustment Latitude between 0° ~ 70°, 3 altitude zone setting, Altitude Scale: 2° increments, Twin T Bar Handles 0.8° rotation
Drive Motor Stepping (Pulse) Motors with 250PPS
Loading Capacity About 27 lbs excluding counterweight
Weight About 15.5 lbs, excluding counterweight
Controller STAR BOOK ONE
Optional Accessories STAR BOOK TEN, SXG Half Pillar, AC Power Source

Item #3520 -Autoguider
Item #2576 - Accessory Plate DX
Item #2661 - SX Dovetail Plate
Item #2577 - 1.9kg Counterweight
Item #2578 - 2.8 kg Counterweight
Item #2579 - 3.7 kg Counterweight
Item #3796 - Weight Shift Camera Bracket
Item #2697 - SX Aluminum Case
Item #25167 -SX Half Pillar
Item #26961 - SX Tripod Carry Case
Item #5460 - Triangle Accessory Tray
Item #8644 - Cigarette Lighter Plug Adapter
Item #2571 - SX Decl. Clamp Unit
Item # 2574 - SX Counterweight Shaft
Item #25171 - SX Metal Pillar

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