Losmandy - AZ8 Dual Saddle ALT-AZ Mount with Tripod

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The Losmandy AZ8 is a dual saddle Alt-Azimuth telescope mount with a tripod. Exacting engineering for lasting performance, the AZ8 dual telescope mount is constructed of black anodized aluminum with all stainless steel hardware. Features like 360 degree slow motion control, precision brass worm gears and a variable slip clutch make the Losmandy AZ8 a stand out choice for a portable, manually controlled Alt-Az telescope mount.

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 Losmandy AZ8 Alt-Azimuth Mount & Tripod Features:  

  • All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized
  • All stainless steel hardware.
  • One 2.100” diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • One 2.000” diameter needle thrust bearing.
  • Two 1.500” diameter needle bearings.
  • 360 degree slow motion control, both axes
  • 2.812” diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth.
  • Dual supported, ball bearing housed ground High Precision Brass Worm.
  • Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob per axis design.
  • 3.5” diameter Laser engraved setting circles.
  • The Alt-Az telescope mount features a bubble level.
  • 1.250” diameter aluminum shafts.
  • Twin saddle plates. Accepts Losmandy D & V series dovetail plates.
  • Instrument Weight Capacity 35 LBS per side.
  • Head weight 13 lbs.
  • Tripod with 6” riser. Adjustable from 29” to 46”
  • Tripod weight 13 lbs.
  • Optional additional 6” risers, stackable
  • Optional Digital Setting Circle Hardware Kit


Name Losmandy - AZ8 Dual Saddle ALT-AZ Mount with Tripod
Manufacturer Losmandy
Model LOS-AZ8


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