Designed for astrophotography, Vixen's Sphinx SXP Equatorial Mount builds on leading edge innovations developed through decades of experience designing German Equatorial Mounts. Maximum loading weight for visual use is 50 lbs and for the astrophotographer, 35lbs.
Motors: The Sphinx SXP Mount features pulse motors designed to react smoothly and accurately. The micro slow motion control assures you of smooth operation.
R.A and DEC : The R.A. and DEC wheels have 180 teeth. They are high precision machined wheels and worm gears made of brass for the most accurate tracking possible. The R.A. and DEC shafts are comprised of strong carbon steel. The rotational parts have 15 bearings. All this to provides smooth tracking and slewing. Unique Mount Design: The Sphinx SXP Mount is designed so that the mount body acts as part of the counterweight system.
Periodic Error Correction : Data from your input is saved for your next observing session.
Polar Axis Scope: The Sphinx SXP Mount include a built in 6x20 polar axis scope. It features a bubble level, illuminated reticle, and setting accuracy within 3 minutes.
Attachment: Dovetail - requires item 3810.
STAR BOOK ONE - NEW Dual axis controller for the SXP Mount. Autoguider Ready.
Time Graduation Circle: 10 Minute Increments
Date Graduation Circle: 2 Day Increments
Meridian Offset Circle: Adjustable between E20 °
Northern Hemisphere: Polaris pattern with reticle (Applicable to yar 2025)
Southern Hemisphere: Octantal 4 stars pattern with reticle.
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. Read the SXP Mount Instruction Manual here.