Celestron Advanced VX Mount
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Celestron Advanced VX Mount

Celestron Advanced VX Mount - an affordable EQ mount that was engineered from the ground up with astro imaging in mind.

The new Advanced VX mount was specifically designed to provide astro imaging performance for smaller telescopes. The Advanced VX Mount offers both All-Star Polar Alignment and autoguider support. You'll be able to track through long exposures using permanently programmable periodic error correction. Image across the meridian without doing a meridian flip, so you can seamlessly image the best part of night sky. Advanced VX features significantly larger base castings than our previous design, improving stability under heavier loads. Improved motors offer more torque and can handle slight load imbalances with ease.

Experienced imagers will love taking this portable mount to a dark sky site, with all the performance of their larger observatory mount. Or, if you're new to imaging, this mount will help you get started with the hobby and keep up with your needs for years to come.

Features

  • Integer gear ratios and permanently programmable Periodic Error Correction eliminates recurring tracking errors from the worm gear.
  • New motors offer improved tracking performance & provide more power to overcome load imbalances
  • Updated industrial design offers more rigidity, less flexure and improved aesthetics
  • New design allows viewing or imaging across the meridian without interference from the motors housings
  • Improved latitude range. Can be used between 7 -77 degrees latitude.
  • Improved electronics with increased memory for future expansion
  • NexStar+ hand control offers multiple language programming (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)

Specifications

  • Telescope Type:Computerized (GOTO)
  • Tripod:Adjustable, Stainless Steel with 2" Legs
  • Weight (lbs):46 lbs (21 kg)
  • Power Supply:Car battery adapter
  • EQ Mount Weight:17 lbs (7.71 kg)
  • Tripod Height (Max):64" in (1626 mm)
  • Tripod Height (Min):44" in (1118 mm)
  • Tripod Weight:18 lbs (8.16 kg)
  • Counterweight Bar:12" Length, 0.75" Diameter lbs (5.44 kg)
  • Counterweights:1 x 11 lbs
  • Payload Capacity:30 lbs (14 kg)
  • Vixen Type Saddle
  • Latitude Range:7-77 deg
  • Motor Drive:Low cog DC Servo motors with encoders, both axes
  • Slew Speeds:Nine slew speeds, 4 deg/sec maximum
  • Tracking Rates:Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Tracking Modes:EQ North and EQ South
  • Alignment Procedures:2-Star Align, Quick Align, 1-Star Align, Last Alignment, Solar System Align
  • Communication Ports:2x AUX ports, Autoguider port, RS-232 port (on hand control)
  • Computer Hand Control:Double line, 16 character Liquid Crystal Display; 19 fiber optic backlit LED buttons
  • Database:40,000+ objects, 100 user defined programmable objects. Enhanced information on over 200 objects
  • Power Requirements:12V DC 3.5A (tip positive)
  • Internal Clock:Yes
  • GPS:Optional SkySync GPS Accessory

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Our price: $799.00

RRP: $899.00 save 11%
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SKU91519
UPC 050234915199
Power Requirements 3.5 amps @ 12 VDC
Power Supply 12 VDC power cord
Instrument Capacity 30 lbs.
Tripod Weight 17 lbs.
EQ Head Weight 16.5 lbs.
Counterweights 1 x 12 lbs.
Weight Fully Assembled 46 lbs.
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