AstroTrac TW3100 Portable Pier Wedge
The stylish TW3100 sets a new standard for high strength compact equatorial wedges. Carrying up to fifteen times its own weight, with the TW3100 you can now realise the full potential of your TT320X with larger lenses and telescope
Rock Solid - When you've got clear skies, perfect framing, and pin-sharp focus, the last thing you need is flexure spoiling your image. The unique patent pending design of the TW3100 wedge provides a rigid platform for your imaging equipment whilst retaining true portability.
Tripod and Pier Compatible - The TW3100 is perfectly matched to the AstroTrac Pier and can also be used with any photo tripod equipped with a standard 3/8" photo thread.
Easy Polar Alignment - Specially made stainless steel adjustment and locking knobs with fine pitch aerospace threads give smooth and precise altitude and azimuth adjustment even under large load.
Compact and lightweight - The TW3100 can be easily carried in your airline luggage thanks to its compact size. Get your holiday or vacation off to a great start by avoiding costly excess baggage charges. Weighing just 2.2 lb (1 kg), you'll be pleasantly suprised by how little space and baggage allowance your TW3100 takes up.
Worldwide Operation - With a latitude range of more than 90 degrees you can use the TW3100 from pole to equator. The easy-to-read latitude scale has 15 degree coarse increments and infinite fine adjustment via the conveniently located altitude adjustment knob at the rear.
The built in bubble level makes precise leveling easy, saving you time during polar alignment.
Beautifully Engineered - The silky smooth anodised aerospace alloy is perfectly complimented by the unique polished AstroTrac stainless steel knobs. The overall experience is as pleasing to the touch as it is to the eye, designed to give you many years of corrosion free reliability and handling pleasure.
The TW3100 is manufactured with loving care by highly skilled engineers at AstroTrac's factory in the UK using state-of-the-art CNC machinery.
|Load capacity||15 kg (33 lb)|
|Weight||1.0 kg (2.2 lb)|
|Base diameter||100 mm (4")|
|Overall height||125 mm (5")|
|Latitude range||over 90 degrees|
|Tripod mounting thread||standard photo 3/8" 16 tpi|
|Pier mounting threads||3 x metric 8 mm|
|AstroTrac mounting plate||3 x metric 4 mm|
|Name||AstroTrac - TW3100 Portable Pier Wedge|
|Custom Stock Status||Available - Ships in 3-5 Days|