Truly outstanding portable Alt-Azimuth mount 8kg load rated mount with heavy duty chrome steel tube tripod legs for astro or terrestrial use
The saxon AZ5 mount with Steel Tripod is a light but heavy duty alt-azimuth mount. It is designed to carry small and medium size telescopes and spotting scope up to 8kgs. This portable mount is made of powder-coated aluminium and with smooth worm gears on both altitude and azimuth axis.
The adjustable arm can be tilted in multi angle (45, 90 & 135 degrees), this will allow you to use your telescope in multiple way (e.g. observes at the zenith). Slow-motion controls come in both axis, which assist in fine tuning and keep tracking on the targeted object.
An allen key is provided and stored in the fork arm that held in place with a magnet. If you have to make a quick adjustment to your mount, it is very easy to access the allen key and store it back safely when done.
The adjustable steel tripod legs can be adjusted from 70cm to 130cm (excluding the height of the mount). The provided accessory tray is only keeping your eyepiece(s) in place but also to locked against the inside of the tripod legs to enhance the stability and reduce vibrations that would caused in any way.
The hollow on the adjustable arm make it super easy to move around by just carrying it as it is. The total weight of this incredible mount is only 7kg.
Features sturdy chrome plated tube steel tripod legs with extension double lock system.
Long and short length slow motion controls.
Titlable head angle to allow greater overhead pointing with short tube instruments.
Long axis locking levers with pull and turn positioning so best access can be obtained.
Magnetic dual sided Allen Key holder built-in to the head.
Large metal eyepiece accessory tray / tripod tensioner.
We tested it and it is excllent performance and value for money. Hihly recommend it.
3 year warranty