Vixen Advanced Polaris Altazimuth (APZ) Modular Mount

Vixen Advanced Polaris Altazimuth (APZ) Modular Mount
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Model:  vixen_apz_mount
Part Number:  75841
Brand:  Vixen

Vixen

Superb high payload grab and go Alt AZ mount based on the Vixen AP EQ.

Based on the Advanced Polaris AP EQ mount, the Advanced Polaris Alt Az Mount (APZ) offers the discerning user a very high quality flexible grab and go Alt Az mount that can be converted to an AP EQ mount as the situation requires.

With a payload capacity of 8.2kg (18lbs) the APZ is suitable for use with a wide range of telescopes including 140mm refractors 8” Schmidt-Cassegrains.

The high precision gearing system and friction stop mechanism on both axes guarantees stable and accurate manual adjustment. As with the AP EQ, the APZ can be motorised and fitted with the STAR BOOK ONE hand controller.

The Vixen APZ is truly a mount that can adapt and grow with you and your hobby.

Specifications

Slow Motion ControlRA Wheel and worm gears full circle micro movement; DEC Wheel and worm gears full circle micro movement
Quick Slewing MotionFriction Stop Motion (adjustable) 
Wheel GearRA 73.5mm in diameter - 144 tooth wheel gear; DEC 58.4mm in diameter, 144 tooth wheel gear
Worm GearRA 11.0mm in diameter, Brass; DEC 9.8mm in diameter, Brass 
Horizontal Axis59mm in diameter, Aluminium alloy, with friction stop mechanism
Vertical Axis59mm in diameter, Aluminium alloy, with friction stop mechanism
Number of Bearings6 Pieces
Maximum Loading weight8kg (18lbs) (6kg (13lbs) if motor modules are used)
Dimensions178x258x104mm
Weight3.8kg (8.3lbs) including APZ counterweight 
CounterweightAPZ counterweight 1.65kg (3.6lbs) 

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