Lightweight Vixen Dovetails

Rouz Astro is offering lightweight Vixen dovetails to mount accessories on telescopes. The dovetails are CAD designed and 3D printed for maximum strength to weight ratio, saving a lot of weight (typically 1/3 of metal) which also improves mount tracking performance.

Lightweight Vixen DovetailsThese lightweight Vixen dovetails offer a variety of hole spacing and slots to accept M6 or 1/4-20 bolts and are compatible with all Vixen type clamps including the Rouz Astro clamps. They are also compatible with Primaluce Labs Eagles and tube rings, as well as the ZWO ASIAIR family.

The dovetails offer high UV, water, chemical, salt, and temperature resistance. The standard version is made of PETG for light/medium duty applications such as accessories that are not telescopes. The carbon Fiber version is very stiff and is suitable for heavy duty applications such as medium weight telescopes.

The available dovetails sizes include:

– 100mm (4″), approx. 50 grams (1.7oz)

– 150mm  (6″) is approx. 60 grams  (2oz)

– 250mm  (10″) is approx. 90 grams  (3oz)

– 300mm  (12″) is approx. 120 grams  (4oz)

You can learn more about the Rouz Astro lightweight Vixen dovetails here.

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