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Celestron Deluxe Tripod Slow Motion Controls 1996 Sold!

Price - $40.00

Ad Number: 208837

Posted: 23 May 2020

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Got here a 1996 Celestron (Vixen of Japan) Deluxe Tripod Slow Motion Controls (yes, that is the real name). It is in PERFECT working order and both motions are smooth without drooping. NONE of the knobs have cracks or chips.
Cosmetics on this mount are very excellent.

Celestron introduced these back in 1988-89 and is a mirco mount that you place on your existing tripod's pan head. It allows for jitter-free altazimuth motion and makes high power observation with spotting scopes on camera tripods a doable deal.

Very high quality construction; cast and machined aluminum with brass hardware, polyurethane grip ends, and a rubber pad platform on the top head for a sure grip on the scope to be used. This is the Japanese model, so it is lighter than the Taiwan variant at 12 ounces, and so this unit will best serve you on heavy duty tripods like the Orion Paragon-Plus XHD, virtually any Bogen Manfrotto combination, the Large and Extra Large Vanguards, Velbon Victory or Stratos 450, Davis & Sanford SBC, or even Celestron's own bygone classic, the 93596.

Teamed up with an Orion ST-80 or 90, the Pro Optic 90 mak, any C90 model of any year, the Meade ETX 90 field version, or even a Questar 3.5 field model or Tak FC-50, you will have a winning combo for an immediately portable, zero setup telescope system.

Operation is very straight forward: turn one knob for micro up or down positioning, turn the other knob for micro horizontal motion, and the underside knob is for fastening down your camera, binocular mount, or small telescope.
Fits to any tripod pan head with 1/4-20 capabilities. Will hold any scope or camera that has 1/4-20 female threads.

Price doesn't include shipping. Will ship to ANYONE.


  • Condition very excellent
  • Location Veradale, WA

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