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  Now $1399          Vixen Sphinx Mounts
Item #25071-(Mount & Tripod) $1799
Now $1599  Vixen Sphinx Mounts

The STAR BOOK TEN available previously on the SXP Mount, is now available for use on the SX2 Mount. It features an intuitive Star Chart Go-To System on a high definition LCD Screen with night vision screen, hibernate mode, VPEC and PPEC, and optional built in autoguider. For more information check Here.

Item #25071SB10-(Mount, Tripod & Star Book Ten) $2199
    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

Vixen Sphinx SX2 Manual
*Rebate ends July 30, 2015

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
Vixen SX2 Mount Packages
Purchase Your SX2 Mount with one of these Vixen Telescopes. All packages include STAR BOOK ONE,
Finder Scope, Flip Mirror, Half Pillar (if needed), Diagonal, 2 eyepieces.
Vixen SX2 Mount & A80M Telescope $2599 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts Vixen SX2 Mount &R200SS(Dual Speed Focuser) Telescope $3499 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts
Vixen SX2 Mount & A105M Telescope $2899 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts Vixen SX2 Mount & VC200L (Dual Speed Focuser) Telescope $3799 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts
Vixen SX2 Mount & ED103S Telescope $4199 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts Vixen SX2 Mount & ED81(Dual Speed Focuser) Telescope $3299 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts
Vixen SX2 Mount & VMC200L Telescope $3499 Details Vixen Sphinx Mounts  

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