Counterweight Systems

Telescope counterweight systems are often required to offset the weight of a camera, filter wheel, and other imaging accessories. This is necessary to balance the telescope on the declination axis, which minimizes the load on the drive motor when slewing to an object.

  • ADM 1.75 Pound Counterweight
  • ADM 1.75 Pound Counterweight

  • These ADM counterweights may be used with any ADM MDS, D, or V style counterweight adapter. See part numbers MDS-DCW, DCW, or VCW under each respective accessory series. read more...
  • Our price: $25.00

  • ADM 3.5 Pound Counterweight
  • ADM 3.5 Pound Counterweight

  • These ADM counterweights may be used with any ADM MDS, D, or V style counterweight adapter. See part numbers MDS-DCW, DCW, or VCW under each respective accessory series. read more...
  • Our price: $30.00

  • ADM DCW Counterweight
  • ADM DCW Counterweight

  • Three dimensional 3.5 pound counterweight assembly for D Series dovetails. Moves horizontally along the length of the dovetail bar, or vertically on its own mounting stud. read more...
  • Our price: $65.00

  • ADM DV Series Counterweight
  • ADM DV Series Counterweight

  • This is a perfect solution for balancing your guidescope or piggybacked camera. read more...
  • Our price: $65.00

  • ADM V Series Counterweight
  • ADM V Series Counterweight

  • VCW Vixen Dovetail Counterweight Adapter (VCW) for counterbalancing accessories. Use in combination with Vixen Style Dovetails for SCTs. read more...
  • Our price: $54.00

  • ADM V Series Dovetail Bars 10-inch Meade Dovetail
  • ADM V Series Dovetail Bars 10-inch Meade Dovetail

  • Vixen Style Dovetails for the Celestron and Meade OTA's are used to mount your telescope or mount accessories on top of your telescope. read more...
  • Our price: $69.00

  • ADM VC11 Vixen Style Dovetail Bar for 11-inch Celestron
  • ADM VC11 Vixen Style Dovetail Bar for 11-inch Celestron

  • VC11 dovetail fits existing holes in11-inch Celestron SCTs and is used to attach the telescope to a mount or as a platform for mounting accessories. read more...
  • Our price: $79.00

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