Item No. 605-27000
Manuf. No. Vixen 25051HAL130
Vixen SXP Sphinx Mount w/ HAL-130 Tripod, Starbook 10, 25051HAL130
Combining the best functions of the Sphinx series of mount and of the STAR BOOK controller, a new generation of the sold equatorial mount for high-performance observing and astrophotography.
The dovetail-plate mounting bock shown on the mount head of the SXP mount and the SXG-HAL130 tripod are sold separately.
Comes as standard with all-in-one STAR BOOK TEN which is the new generation of handheld controller with high-definition LCD screen for user-friendliness beyond compare.
Incorporates pulse motors with high response to signals and ease of precise control. Vixen’s micro-step motion control makes the rotation of the motors very accurate and smooth.
The R.A. and DEC wheels have 180 teeth and 72mm in diameter. High-precision NC machined wheels and worm gears made of brass for the most accurate possible tracking.
The R.A. and DEC shafts are made of strong carbon steel. The rotational parts of the SPX mount have 15 bearing pieces. This provides extremely smooth motion for tracking and slewing to the target object.
A unique structure of the Sphinx declination body acting as part of a counterweight is succeeded. A highly portable equatorial mount which has high payload capacity, rigidness and ease of operation.
Periodic error corrections you made are saved and retained for improvement if you turn off the power.
The function of Cross over Meridian allows you to change the timing of the reverse motion of the optical tube. It is a convenient feature if photographing an object in the culmination.
The Vixen SX or SPHINX mount and STAR BOOK hand controller are groundbreaking advancements in high speed, portable GOTO mount technology. The SPHINX is a solid, well built mount that has the look and feel of Vixen quality.
Beginners and seasoned hobbyists will benefit from the portability of the mount, ease of use of the controller, the ability to download future upgrades directly to the controller and the versatility of placing a variety of optical tubes on this equatorial mount.
The innovative STAR BOOK hand controller offers astronomical navigation with a large full-color LCD screen! The color screen is a detailed star chart that acts as a navigational and GOTO guide for the mount.
The Vixen HAL130-GP Aluminum Tripod is the newest and longest tripod for the Vixen GP Series Mounts. Legs extend from 31.9" – 51.2" (81cm – 130cm). The weight of the Vixen HAL130-GP Aluminum Tripod is just over 12 lbs (5.5 kg), which makes it an excellent choice for travel. It is constructed of heavy-duty aluminum, this tripod will hold any of the Vixen GP or GP Deluxe mounts and provide a stable platform for visual or photographic work.
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April 1 – July 31, 2011
VIXEN TELESCOPE & MOUNT PROMOTION
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September 1 through December 30, 2010
Vixen Modified Cassegrain OTA VMC260L10.2″ f/11.5 5831
The VMC260L has no corrector plate to collect dew, and the meniscus lens offers a large corrected field. It is great for astro-imaging
VIXEN AX103S TRIPLET OTA W/ RINGS, 2SPD FOCUSER 5867
The built in Dual Speed Focuser enables coarse and fine focus adjustments. Manufactured in Japan
VIXEN ED115S 115MM ED REFRACTOR OTA W/FLIP MIRROR, FINDER, RINGS, 2SPD 5866
The ED115S comes complete with 125mm tube rings, carry handle and Vixen’s Dual Speed Focuser
Vixen Sphinx SXD Mount, w/ HAL130 Aluminum Tripod 2503HAL130
A heavier-duty and increased payload capacity version of the famous original Sphinx go-to mount. Using the latest version of the Star Book hand controller
Vixen Apochromatic Refractor OTA ED103S 103MM 2609
The air-spaced doublet apochromatic optical system of this optical tube uses an ED (Extra-low Dispersion glass) lens element made from the latest environmentally-friendly lead-free materials
SPHINX Mount w/Star Book Computer and HAL110 Tripod 2510
The SPHINX comes standard with built in motors and the world’s first star chart “GOTO” controller, STAR BOOK, with a large full color LCD display!
VIXEN NA140S 140MM REFRACTOR OTA W/ FLIP MIRROR, FINDER, RINGS, 2SPD 5868
this Neo-Achromatic telescope is specifically designed to provide improved color and a flat field, ideal for astrophotography.
Vixen ED Apochromatic Refractor OTA ED81S 81MM 3.2″ 2608
Its air-spaced doublet apochromatic optical system uses a lens of costly ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass made from the latest environmentally-friendly lead-free materials to reduce chromatic aberration to vanishingly low levels in both visual and photogra
Vixen Telescope Optical Tube VMC200L 2633OTA
The catadioptric optical system is a sophisticated variation of the Maksutov-Cassegrain design that eliminates much of the weight and cost of conventional Maksutov optics
Item No. 505-10010
Manuf. No. Vixen 1570-00
Vixen Optics 4-16×44 Riflescope 1″ Tube Plex-Type Reticle Side Focus Parallax Knob, 1570-00
The 4-16×44 Riflescope from Vixen incorporates the same premium optics that are found in Vixen’s binoculars and spotting scopes. This sighting solution is a fine example of rugged construction combined with precision optics. The plex-type reticle provides accurate pinpointing of the target, regardless of the lighting conditions.
- Side focus parallax correction: 100 m to infinity
- Fully multicoated optics for a crisp sight picture
- Nitrogen purged one-piece 1.0″ main-tube is water and fogproof
- Narrow-gated plex-type reticle for repeatable pinpoint accuracy
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July 1 through July 31, 2010