Vixen's newest addition to their award winning equatorial mounts is the AXJ Mount. With its large 48.5 lb loading capacity this mount will hold everything you want to put on it. Featuring highly accurate V-PEC (Vixen permanent periodic error correction) of +-4 arc sec, the AXJ mount has a newly incorporated belt drive mechanism that eliminates backlash and noise. The mount includes SXG tripod. The AXD tripod and pillar can be used with the AXJ-TR102 conversion set, Item #36953.
The AXJ Mount comes with Vixen's STAR BOOK TEN, handheld computer controller. TEN in Japanese means "The Heavens" and this mount will get you there with ease. With observatory quality controls, popular objects appear on the High Definition screen and the AXJ "SEE-TO" Technology shows you the sky before the GO-TO sends you there. With the ability to zoom to any area you can easily find your target object. When you have viewed all 270000 objects, you can enter and save your own discoveries. No computer needed with the STAR BOOK TEN.
The new Astro Imaging capabilities of the STAR BOOK TEN include integrated video imaging and Video Auto Guiding. With the Zoom In feature for guiding and planetary observing, you can lock on an object, capture the image, and save it to stack later. The full metal construction of this observatory quality mount incorporates bronze 135mm 270 tooth RA Gear and 21 Needle Bearings (13 on RA Axis & 8 on DEC Axis). With all these features and Permanent PEC, Night Vision Mode, and a 270,000 Database the STAR BOOK TEN with the NEW AXJ Mount is a revolutionary design for telescope mounts. Covered by Vixen's 5 Year Warranty and manufactured in Japan. STARBOOK TEN Features. Image shows the AXJ-TR102 Conversion AD Set
- R.A. Slow Motion
Worm wheel gears with 225 tooth whole circle micro movement, dia 114.5mm Brass
- DEC Slow Motion
Worm wheel gears with 192 tooth whole circle micro movement, dia. 96mm Brass
- Worm Axes
Boa/ 15/5 mm, Brass
- R.A. & DEC Axis
Dia 40mm. Carbon Steel
- Number of Bearings
- Weight Shaft
Dia 25mm, retractable, made of stainless steel
- Polar Scope
Polar Scope PF-L Built in, 6x20mm, field of view 8º, 3 arc min. accuracy. Scale Pattern: 3 star alignment with precessional compensation (~year 2040); Illumination: automatic power off dark filed illumination (8 step dimmable)
- Azimuth Adjustment
Fine adjustments with twin screw knobs about 1.7 º per rotation adjustable range about 5 º for fine and 360 º for coarse adjustment
- Altitude Adjustment
Latitude adjustable between 0 and 70 º (divided in 3 zones and adjustable about 15 º per zone for high, middle and low altitude); altitude scale in 5 º increments; Fine adjustments with tangent screw knob and 0.7 º per rotation
- Motor Drive
Electric motor drive (Belt Drive) with stepping motore, with micro-step control (330ps)
- Star Chart
Automatic GO-TO slewing with STARBOOK TEN
- Slewing and Tracking
800x of sidereal rate at maximum
- Loading Weight
22kg/48.5lb (Maximum torque load: 550 kg-cm at point of 25cm from the meeting of the RA and DEC Axes)
- Power Port
DC 12V EIAJ RC5320A Class 4
- Power Supply
Comes with cigarette lighter plug cord (center plus polarity)
- Working Voltage
- Power Consumption
0.45mm to 2.2A (12kg loaded), 0.6 to 2.5A (22kg Loaded)
420mm x 466mm x 138mm
17.4kg/ 38.4 lbs (without counterweights)
- Counter Weights
1.5kg and 3.5kg / 3.3 lbs and 7.7 lbs
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