Orion - Narrow-to-Wide Dovetail Adapter Plate

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This handy adapter plate will let you attach a wider variety of telescopes, or tube ring systems that use wide male mounting bars, to an Orion mount.

SKU: ORI-07952
Manufactured by:
Orion
 

Product Description

This handy adapter plate will let you attach a wider variety of telescopes, or tube ring systems that use wide male mounting bars, to an Orion mount. The Orion Narrow-to-Wide Dovetail Adapter Plate will attach to the saddle of a mount that uses the narrow "Vixen-style" dovetail system (such as the Orion AstroView, SkyView Pro, and Sirius equatorial mounts) and convert it to a wider saddle, which accepts wide "Losmandy style" dovetail bars.

  • Orion's Narrow-to-Wide Dovetail Adapter Plate accommodates use of wide "Losmandy-style" male dovetail bars on a mount featuring a narrow "Vixen-style" dovetail saddle
  • Updated, lower-profile design weighs just 2 lbs. 9.6 oz. and features larger knobs with deep machined grooves for easy grip
  • Converts narrow dovetail saddles to wide saddles
  • Spring-loaded, split-clamp design with two large hand knobs for easy use in the field
  • CNC machined throughout

You'll enjoy more mounting versatility with the affordable Orion Narrow-to-Wide Dovetail Adapter Plate, and its new lower-profile design will help keep your astronomy setup conveniently compact and lightweight. The adapter is spring loaded, with an e split-clamp design with two large hand knobs that have been redesigned with deep machined grooves for easy adjustment in the field ? even while wearing gloves on cold nights. The split-clamp design allows the saddle to be opened wide for easy drop-in attachment of dovetail plate equipped telescopes. The adapter is CNC machined throughout and weighs just 2 lbs. 9.6 oz. No tools are needed for installation.

 

 

 

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Specifications

Name Orion - Narrow-to-Wide Dovetail Adapter Plate
Manufacturer Orion
Model ORI-07952

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