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Vixen - Vixen Optics GAIAX Equatorial Mount without Pillar

Model#: VMC330DG

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Vixen - Vixen Optics GAIAX Equatorial Mount without Pillar


The Vixen Gaiax Mount is a heavy duty equatorial mount with a load capacity of 100 lbs. Designed with high precision zinc bronze 216 teeth worm gears, this mount can carry large aperture telescopes. The Gaiax Mount is controlled by the Skysensor 2000 containing a database of over 22,000 objects. With superb Go-To accuracy this mount is ideal for the discerning astronomer with a permanent observatory in mind.

The SkySensor 2000 achieves highly accurate "Go-To " pointing and tracking of celestial objects. The SkySensor 2000 is autoguider compatible and it also provides programmable " Periodic Error Correction" circuitry to improve tracking, this is particularly beneficial for astrographic applications. Includes Keypad Hand Controller, two Model MT-4 motors, and cabling.

As with all Vixen Telescopes, the VMC330 and Gaiax Mount are covered by a 5 YEAR WARRANTY.


Gaiax Mount Specifications

Max. Loading Wt.: 44kg (100 lbs) Without counterweights

Tracking Accuracy: +-2.5 arc seconds

Motors: DC Motors

Search Speed: 500x sidereal rate

Polar Axis Scope: Built in 6x20mm

Counterweights: 9.5kg (3)

Weight: R.A Body: 20kg (44 lbs)

Decl Body: 39kg (86 lbs)

Pillar: 30kg (66 lbs)

Pillar Base: 22kg (48.5 lbs)

Additional Information

Name Vixen - Vixen Optics GAIAX Equatorial Mount without Pillar
Manufacturer Vixen
Model VMC330DG