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Vixen Sphinx SX2 Equatorial Mount
Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount with STAR BOOK ONE & Tripod
Vixen Sphinx SX2 Mount with Tripod


 
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List Price: $2,240.00
Our Price: $1,599.00
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The SX2 Mount is simple to operate yet features high precision mechanics. The 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.

The STAR BOOK ONE is a dual axis handheld controller with 4 button directions to move the mount electronically. Slewing speeds are adjustable to sidereal rate, Kings rate, lunar rate, solar rate and increased sidereal rate. The screen displays in red for maintaining dark adaption. Bachlash compensation provides reduced time lag at the point of reversed motion. The controller can be used of auto-guiding in connection to an external auto guider which is compatible with the SBIG auto guiders. PEC rectifies any irregular motion of the tracking gear wheels that affect long exposure astrophotography.

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.

High Speed Precise GoTo Slewing: The short profile declination head and internal motors greatly improve balance and motion around the RA Axis. This innovative, lightweight design guarantees precise motor control.

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.

Includes HAL130 Tripod

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