The Scopetech Mount Zero is a new ultra-portable, single arm fork mount. With a 7kg payload it is a deceptively simple alt-azimuth mount that features a ball bearing plus worm gear and wheel on each axis rather than a basic clutch meaning there is no need to tighten/loosen once the friction is set.
The Japanese manufactured mount is used manually by pushing the scope or using optional flexible slow-motion controls for accurate adjustment. The mount’s Hirth Joint coupling method achieves both rigidness and flexibility and provides the ability to adjust the angle at 10-degree increments while maintaining rigidness Each axis has ball bearing, worm gear and wheel.
Scopetech Mount Zero specifications include.
– 7kg payload
– Compact & Lightweight: 240mm x 100mm x 110mm when fully folded down
– Super portable – weighs only 1.4kg
– Hirth joint allows arm angle adjustment at 10º increments whilst maintaining rigidity
– Free stop and slow motion controls
– CAE-designed super solid arm structures
– Flexible slow-motion control cables available separately – uses the popular 6mm diameter
– 3/8″ tripod mount at the base and includes a 1/4″ bushing adapter
– Vixen-style Dovetail Clamp
– Standard Takahashi 35mm separation threaded holes on the arm mean you can attach Takahashi clamshells directly.
You can learn more here.
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