Sightron Japan Alt-Azimuth Mount

The new Sightron Japan Alt-Azimuth Mount is a high-quality alt-azimuth mount that offers great flexibility and can be operated in three different modes: conventional alt-azimuth, single fork and German equatorial (requires an EQ Wedge).

Sightron Japan Alt-Azimuth MountWith a maximum payload of 7kg and weighing only 1.45 kg, this highly portable mount is ideal for small to medium-sized telescopes. It is available in either black or silver and includes a Vixen-style saddle clamp and two slow-motion handles.

The Sightron Japan Alt-Azimuth Mount is a sold and compact mount with folded dimensions of 240mm x 80mm x 90mm. Movement is smooth and allows for fine control and movement of your telescope.  A standard 3/8″ tripod thread is situated on the base of the mount, ensuring its compatibility with a wide variety of tripods. The Saddle Clamp can be removed to leave 2 x M6 threaded holes at 35mm centers.

This mount also has the advantage of operating in EQ mode, which, together with the slow motion control, allows for easy observation at high powers.

You can learn more about the Sightron Japan Alt-Azimuth Mount here.

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