Item #5863BTall+-Vixen Porta II Black Mount TALL+
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The best Grab and Go Alt Az Mount with the New Black Porta Head! The Porta II Tall is a solid alt azimuth mount with a 20lb payload capacity. The slow motion controls are very useful in searching and tracking celestial objects. The World-Standard dovetail attachment system on the Black PORTA II Head was developed by Vixen. This allows the PORTA II to accept various dovetail mounted optical tubes and binoculars. Instruction Manual
The Sky at Night says: "When moving the telescope around the sky with this mount, we found any vibrations quickly dampened down. The whole system was very stable, even when the tripod was at its maximum extended height"*. Read the full article
The mount head is attached to the AL150 Tripod. With its extra height, this is ideal for longer scopes and observing at zenith. Taller astronomers will enjoy more comfortable viewing. This Plus version includes longer, Japanese made flex handles.
Mount: Port II Altazimuth Mount Tripod: Aluminum 2 section
Adjustable height; Tallest: 67 inches (170 cm) tall to the Altitude rotation point. Shortest: 40 Inches (100cm)
Mount Weight: 15 lb including tripod
Load Capacity: 20 lbs
Vertical and Horizontal Slow Motion: 120Tooth Wheel Gears whole circle movement
Friction control system
Telescope Attachment: Dove Tail Plate Accessories :Slow Motion Knobs, Metal Triangle Tray (2)
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