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#1 Rouzbeh

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Posted 04 May 2024 - 02:24 PM

Clamps with weights that you can slide on telescope dovetails to fine-tune your balance.

The Rouz Astro Telescope Balance Clamp & Weights are heavy duty clamps made of carbon composite material, ideal to move the balance point backward or forward on your mount.

You can select the number of weights and position them anywhere on your telescope’s dovetail, either Vixen or Losmandy type:

  • Vixen Type Clamp: 1 or 2 weights
  • Losmandy Type Clamp: 1 or 2 weights
  • Heavy Duty Losmandy Type: Up to 6x weights

All versions come with 1 x weight included.

  • Stackable stainless steel weights (200 grams each)
  • Engineering grade, Carbon Fiber composite FDM print material

Included with Kit:

  • 1x Carbon Composite FDM print clamp with aluminum allow knob
  • 1x Stainless Steel Counterweight (add extra if needed)
  • Stainless Steel Hardware

Link:
https://rouzastro.co...amp-and-weight/

 

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Vixen or Losmandy Type clamps:

Rouz Astro Balance Clamp Vixen.jpg


Heavy Duty Losmandy Type larger clamps can take up to 6x weights (1.2kg - 2.6 lbs).

 

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If your dovetail bar is too short or you needed left-right fine-tuning, you can use the Offset Balance Kit:

Link:
https://rouzastro.co...nce-offset-kit/


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Fore - Aft setup with the offset kit (Credit: Rafa B.):

 

Rouz Astro Offset Kit CN.jpg


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