Astro Essentials 3/8'' Photo Adapter for EQ6 Tripod

Astro Essentials 3/8" Photo Adapter for EQ6 Tripod

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About this product

Model:  ae_tripod_adptr_eq6_3-8

Enables EQ6 tripods to accept 3/8" fitting accessories. 

Suitable for use with Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer, SAM, AZ Pronto, AZ5 Deluxe and AZ GTi Alt-Az mounts and any other 3/8" fitting accessory. 

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Simple and Effective
Wednesday, 22 April 2020  | 

Does exactly what it is designed to do. I used mine to mount my Az Gti head on my spare EQ6 tripod that had been sat around for years. The tripod, while overkill for the mount head, totally transforms it and makes it more stable. The mount head is now defiinitely not top heavy and I use with confidence knowing something isn't going to topple over.

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Required to remove location stud on eq6 mount
Tuesday, 11 February 2020  | 

Got this item to fit on to an eq6 mount. However, my tripod's location stud has a locking nut which stopped the adapter from sitting flush (by about 3mm). Even removing the locking nut didn't work as the stud (by the way these are genuine parts) is too long to fit the cut out on the adapter. The only solution was to remove the location stud completely, which defeats the reason for the cut out to be there. - I can work with that without bothering to send it back.


Our adapter should clear this without a problem so it's possible the tolerance or type of locking nut is different on your tripod. We will check some here to be sure.


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