Quote:Another question: Q: What kind of mount is this called? Generic German Equatorial (GEM). It looks like you can add either slow motion controls or maybe drive motors...Q: I have a Vixen Porta II with HAL130 tripod on the way. If I want to mount this OTA with its existing tube ring to the Porta II, what do I have to do (or buy in addition)? You may be able to use a Vixen dovetail, but you would need to take some measurements first. From looking at the Porta mount you may have some clearance issues....
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Quote:Another question: Q: What kind of mount is this called? Generic German Equatorial (GEM). It looks like you can add either slow motion controls or maybe drive motors...
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