AXD2 Mount with VMC260L

Telescope set with the legendary Vixen AXD2 mount, STAR BOOK TEN controller with 270,000 objects, tripod, and the VMC260L Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope

  • Professional AXD2 GoTo mount with VMC260L telescope
  • Professional telescope kit with multiple accessories
  • Mount with 30 kg load capacity (photographic)
  • Modern STARBOOK TEN controller with autoguider input
  • More than 270,000 pre-installed celestial objects
  • Illuminated polar finder with direct star alignment
  • Professional Maksutov-Cassegrain with 260 mm aperture
  • Sturdy, vibration-resistant TR102 tripod
  • High tracking accuracy of +/- 2.8 arc seconds
  • Total weight: 55.9 kg

€16,615.00*

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Product information "AXD2 Mount with VMC260L"
AXD2 GoTo mount with VMC260L telescope set
The AXD2 mount comes with the new STARBOOK TEN controller and the PFL polar viewfinder, which allows you to configure the mount quickly and easily via reference stars.
This telescope set has everything that you need for hobby astronomy.
It includes a telescope, a mount with automatic tracking and a sturdy tripod.
Featuring the STARBOOK TEN control system, the telescope locates celestial objects automatically so that you don't need to search for them manually.
Even if you're not an expert, you can still give your friends an exciting tour through the night sky!

The AXD2 mount in detail:
  • Robust construction and lightweight housing with 30 kg load capacity (photographic)
The A7075 superalloy, the strongest aluminium alloy, is used for the R.A. and DEC axes. The stability of the A7075 superalloy is stronger than titanium, which is known for its strength as a lightweight material. Its thickness is 38% less than titanium. Using the A7075 superalloy for the axes ensures that the AXD mount is both lightweight and stable.
  • 21 bearings
The rotating parts of the AXD mount have a total of 21 bearings. These ensure uniform motion in order to swivel the telescope and track objects.
  • Stepper motors
Vixen uses precise stepper motors for the mount in order to ensure optimal performance. The motors are controlled via a micro-step motion control system, which eliminates the disadvantage of stepper motors with large steps. The system generates 400 impulses per second at a high speed. This results in very quiet scanning with no vibrations. The stepper motors on the AXD mount have sufficient torques. This is most significant when working at high magnifications and photographing with a CCD camera with small pixel sizes.
  • Worm gears
The sizes of the worm gears were increased in the latest Atlux version. The AXD mount has 270 teeth in the R.A. axis and 216 teeth in the DC axis. Both axes are 50 mm in diameter. This ensures that the mount operates with precision and stability.
  • Low backlash
The Vixen micro-step motion control system ensures that the stepper motors run uniformly at low and high speeds. This eliminates the need for reduction gears in the motor and therefore reduces the backlash in the gears.
  • Elegant design
The flat sides of the mount were designed based on previous generations of the New Atlux range. The white and silver housing provides a modern and elegant exterior with high functionality.
The AXD is the flagship model in the Vixen mount range.
  • Original motor layout
The solid R.A. and DEC motor units are arranged in the lower part of the mount. This means that they automatically act as a counterweight. As a result, you require far fewer weights on the counterweight bar. On small devices, no counterweight is required. The counterweight bar can be slid fully into the housing.
  • Polar finder scope
The AXD mount is equipped with a 6x20 polar finder as standard. The polar finder features an integrated scale, which provides a quick and easy way to polar align the telescope in the northern hemisphere.
For observations in southern latitudes, the polar finder features an image of the Octans constellation, which can be aligned with the night sky.
  • VPEC periodic error correction
Periodic errors on mounts are usually measured and corrected by the user. Unlike the old StarBook controller, the STAR BOOK TEN controller saves these errors permanently. The periodic error of the mount is measured in the factory and corrected before delivery. This is known as VPEC and functions automatically as soon as you use the mount.
It delivers an accuracy of +/- 2.8 arc seconds. You can increase the tracking accuracy further by saving your own recorded periodic errors.

The VMC 260 telescope in detail

The optics of the VMC260L are significantly better than the traditional Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. Despite its high 3000 mm focal length, it is just 650 mm long.
Featuring a large 260 mm aperture, the telescope collects large amounts of light for serious professional observations and photography of the planets and countless deep-sky objects.
Thanks to the dielectric mirrors, the VMV260L guarantees razor-sharp images and maximum brightness. The open lens barrels cool the telescope quicker than conventional closed Cassegrain systems.
The telescope can be used with an optional 0.62x focal reducer to reduce the aperture ratio to 1:7.1. This shortens the exposure times and allows you to photograph large objects. The telescope comes with a standard dovetail bar and a carry handle that doubles up as a camera holder for night sky photography.


FEATURES

  • AXD2 GoTo mount with VMC260L telescope
  • Professional telescope kit with TR102 tripod
  • Mount with 30 kg load capacity (photographic)
  • Modern STARBOOK TEN controller with autoguider input
  • More than 270,000 pre-installed celestial objects
  • Illuminated polar finder with direct star alignment
  • Professional Maksutov-Cassegrain with 260 mm aperture
  • Sturdy, vibration-resistant tripod
  • Total weight: 55.9 kg

DELIVERY CONTENT

  • VMC260L telescope
  • AXD-TR102 tripod
  • 2 counterweights (1.5 kg and 7.0 kg)
  • 7x50 finder scope
  • Folding mirror
  • Carry handle
Field of application [Telescopes]: Deep Sky Observation, Deep Sky Photography, Lunar observation, Lunar photography, Planetary observation, Planetary photography
Focus Group [Telescopes]: Advanced Amateurs, Specialists and Research, Visual enthusiasts
Material: Aluminium
Mount Type [Telescopes]: German/Equatorial Mount with GoTo
Optical design: Maksutov-Cassegrain
Product Family [Telescopes]: Reflector telescope

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Vixen 60DA Focal adaptor for Canon EOS Cameras
Vixen 60DX Focal adaptor for Canon EOS Cameras This Vixen 60DX is a photographic adaptor for Canon EOS cameras, for use with telescopes with a 60 mm focuser drawtube connection thread. A redesign by Vixen uses new tougher materials for a more solid connection and also offers an accurate, well-machined camera rotator ring, in order to help frame your images perfectly. Camera-Adaptor for Canon EOS with 60mm Focuser connection thread Large inner diameter for full-format cameras, helping to minimise vignetting 6 locking 60° spaced bolts to hold the camera’s rotation in position Dimensions: 81mm x 30 mm / weight: 190g The option of using 6 long or 6 short fixing screws for the rotator The Vixen 60DA Focal adaptor connects your Canon EOS DSLR Camera to a telescope with an appropriate 60 mm Focuser Drawtube Thread. Thanks to the use of new materials and an improved design Vixen was able to considerably uprate both precision and durability, when compared to conventional rotational camera adaptors. Two sets of rotational locking bolts (Long and Short) are supplied. The longer ones are knurled and easy to turn by hand. The shorter options help to prevent marring of the camera casing, when using certain designs of camera and are also much less easy to turn by hand, increasing security if you need the camera locked in a particular rotational position for longer periods. The large inner dimension of this adaptor prevents vignetting at the edges of the image when using full frame DSLR cameras. Canon EOS-Bayonet fastener made of hardwearing brass, for years of hassle-free use. Increased material quality over conventional adapters provides more stability in use. 6 fixing bolts hold the camera in rotational position for increased sturdiness (standard rotators often only use 4, or less). FEATURES Screw tips with Delrin-tips prevent tilting of the camera and subsequent image distortion. Large inner diameter prevents vignetting. Inner blackening suppresses scattered light. Compatible with 60 mm accessories, when the camera adaptor is taken off. Two rotational bolt sets (Long and Short) are supplied. SCOPE OF DELIVERY 60DA Focal adaptor 6 long and 6 short fixing screws

€149.00*
Vixen Wide Photo Adapter 60DX for Nikon
The Wide Photo Adapter 60DX connects your Nikon DSLR camera to your telescope via a 60 mm thread. Thanks to the use of new materials and an improved design, Vixen was able to significantly improve the precision and load capacity compared with conventional adapters. The adapter's large interior diameter prevents shadows at the edges of the image when using a full-frame DSLR camera.FEATURESIncreased material strength for additional stability6 screws hold the camera in position (compared with 4 on most conventional adapters)Screw tips with Delrin inserts prevents the camera from tilting and minimizes distortion.Large interior diameter prevents shadowingBlack interior prevents scattered lightCompatible with 60 mm accessories when the camera adapter is removed2 screw sets (L and S) prevent scratches on the camera housing2 screw sets for adjusting the rotation resistanceDELIVERY CONTENTVixen Wide Photo Adapter 60DX for Nikon cameras2 screw sets (L and S)

€159.00*
Vixen T2 ring for Nikon
T2 rings are used as a connecting piece between the camera adapter and the camera. Please note that each camera type requires a different T-ring.FEATUREST2 adapter ring for Nikon camerasAdapts the camera to telescopes and microscopesWeight: 22 gPACKAGE CONTENTSVixen T2 ring for Nikon

€28.00*
Vixen T-ring for Canon EOS
T-rings are used as a connecting piece between the camera adapter and the camera. Please note that each camera type requires a different T-ring.FEATURESVixen T-ring for Canon EOS camerasConnects a camera adapter to the cameraFor microscopes, telescopes and T2 lensesWeight: 52 gPACKAGE CONTENTSVixen T-ring for Canon EOS

€28.00*
Vixen T-C Ring for C Mount
T-2 adapter for cameras with a C-mount threadFEATURES For attaching the C0014-3M guiding cameraand C-mount camerasWeight: 52 gDELIVERY CONTENTT-C ring for C-mount thread

€35.00*
Vixen focal adapter for Canon EOS
The Vixen focal adapter can be used to connect your DSLR camera to your telescope via a 60-mm thread. The large internal diameter of the adapter prevents shadows at the edges of the image when using a full-frame DSLR camera. The focal adapter can also be rotated to rotate the field of view selection. Three locking screws are provided for clamping.Note: Vixen T2 ring also required for your Canon. In this case, the inner ring is removed from the T2 adapter and clamped using three small grub screws.FEATURES60-mm connection thread for OAZWeight: 56 gT-ring for Canon EOS also requiredPACKAGE CONTENTSVixen focal adapter for Canon EOS

€54.00*
Vixen universal T2 focal adapter, 60 mm
​This Vixen focal adapter connects your DSLR or other camera to your telescope with a 60 mm thread.The large interior diameter of the adapter prevents vignetting at the edges of full-frame camera sensors.The focal adapter can be rotated so that the image field can be perfectly framed.This rotational adjustment is facilitated via 3 locking screws, ensuring a firm lock.Note: Vixen T2 ring is also required for your brand of camera.In this case, the inner ring of the T2 adapter is removed and clamped in place with three small grub screws.PROPERTIESConnects your DSLR camera to your telescopePrevents shadowingDimensions: 72 mm x 20 mmWeight: 55 gWHAT'S INCLUDEDFocal adapter universal 60 mmAssembly tool

€54.00*
Vixen T-Ring for Sony E Cameras
This T2 ring allows you to use your Sony camera on a telescope or microscope with a T2 thread.Depending on the mode, you may require an additional camera adapter.FEATUREST-2 ring for connecting an SLR cameraDesigned for Sony EWeight: 113 gDELIVERY CONTENTT-2 Ring Sony E

€55.00*
Vixen T-Ring - Sony (Konica-Minolta-Sony Alpha)
Connects a Four Thirds camera to your telescope or microscope.A camera adapter is required for this purposeWeight: 58 gDELIVERY CONTENTVixen T-ring - Four Thirds

€28.00*
Vixen Micro 4/3 T-ring
T-rings are used as a connecting piece between the camera adapter and the camera. Please note that each camera type requires a different T-ring.FEATURESMicro 4/3 T-ringFor telescopes and microscopesWeight: 110 gPACKAGE CONTENTSMicro 4/3 T-ring

€55.00*
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VIXEN 35655 Carry Bag for OTA & tripod
Safe and convenient bag to transport your OTA or tripod to your observing site. Holds many size tubes. Wrap the optical tube in the protective cloth with Velcro tape and secure it to the wall inside the carrying bag. Includes 2 accessory pouches to store a finder scope and flip mirror. Reflective tape on the carry strap increases visibility at a dark site.Suggested tubes and tripods: A80M ; A80Mf ; A70Lf ; ED103S; AX103S ; SXGHAL130 and SXG-AL130 TripodFEATUREScarry bag for tubes & tripod maximum optical tube size: 850x125mm (L&W)reflective tape on handles prevent lossSCOPE OF DELIVERY1x Vixen Carry Bag2x accessory pouches

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Vixen AXD Adapter Plate
Adapter plate for AXD and AXD2 mounts.This plate allows you to attach two telescopic tubes next to each other, e.g. for a guide scope.For mounting a guide scope, we recommend item no. X000097 (GuideMount XY)FEATURES For securing guide scopesDimensions: 400 mm x 200 mm x 15 mm Weight: 2.9 kgDELIVERY CONTENTAXD adapter plateMounting screwsMounting tool

€349.00*
Vixen SG-L02 Headlamp red-light white-light
The perfect LED head torch for nighttime observations! Adjusting your eyes to the dark surroundings is very important when making astronomical observations. In dark areas, it is very difficult to use astronomical equipment without a suitable light. With normal lights, however, the light intensity is more important than protecting your eyes against bright light. Using these lights at night makes your pupils contract, which can make it difficult for your eyes to readjust to the darkness. The SG-L01, our first astronomy LED lamp, featured a built-in red LED that provided a solution to this problem. However, the red light did not offer optimal visibility. On our new astronomy LED light, the SG-L02, the LED lights produce warm light to improve visibility. They also ensure that your eyes stay adapted to the dark. The LEDs do not emit light in the sensitive range of 555 nm. The brightness of the white light can be adjusted between 3 and 42 lumen, while the red light can be adjusted between 0.28 and 7.62 lumen. FEATURES Dimmable red light ensures that your eyes stay adapted to the dark Built-in rechargeable battery, charges via USB Waterproof design LED colour can be switched from red to white 0.28 to 7.62 lumen for red light 3 to 42 lumen for white light Dimensions: 41 mm x 33 mm x 30 mm Weight: 29 g DELIVERY CONTENT SG-L02 head torch Strap (size S) Strap (size L) Pocket clip Cable for charging the battery (USB-A plug to USB Micro-B plug)

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Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 10mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 10mm is an excellent eyepiece for medium to higher power on most telescopes, an ideal premium replacement for eyepieces supplied with telescopes, especially good for Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the field of view. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 12mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 12mm is an excellent eyepiece for medium to higher power on most telescopes, an ideal general purpose eyepiece and major improvement over standard eyepieces. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 15mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 15mm SLV is an excellent eyepiece for medium power for most telescopes, an ideal general purpose eyepiece and provides excellent comfort with long eye relief. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece body, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° eyepiece 2.5 mm (1.25")
The SLV eyepieces with high-quality lanthanum glass provide remarkably clear and high-contrast images of the night sky right to the edge of the field of view. The lanthanum elements almost completely eliminate chromatic aberration, producing a colour-neutral image right up to the edges. The lenses are also fully multi-coated for high light transmission. The eyecup can be twisted up and down, making the eyepiece suitable for glasses wearers. The large exit pupil distance of 20 mm means that the eye does not become fatigued during longer periods of use, and the entire field of view can be seen clearly even when wearing glasses. The eyepiece also features a standard 1.25" filter thread for colour and nebula filters. In addition, the insides of the eyepiece sleeves are fully blackened to reduce distracting reflections. FEATURES Very high contrast and sharpness over the entire field of view Comfortable interpupillary distance of 20 mm Lanthanum glass almost completely eliminates chromatic aberration 31.7 mm eyepiece barrel 1.25" filter thread Full multi-layered coating Eyecup can be twisted down for glasses wearers Weight: 173 g PACKAGE CONTENTS Vixen SLV 50° eyepiece Dust caps

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 20mm (1.25'')
The SLV eyepieces with high-quality lanthanum glass provide remarkably clear and high-contrast star images right up to the edge.The lenses are fully multi-coated for high light transmission.Thanks to the large and comfortable eye relief distance of 20 mm , the eye comfort is maintained, even during longer observing sessions.Even those who wear glasses will have the entire field of view is clearly visible.The click stop eyecups can be tuned up or down to the user's preference.PROPERTIESVery high sharpness and contrast across the entire field of viewComfortable eye relief of 20mmalmost no colour defects due to lanthanum glass1.25" 31.7 mm barrel sizeTurn-down eyecup for people who wear glassesWeight: 155 gWHAT'S INCLUDEDVixen SLV 50 ° eyepieceDust caps

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 25mm (1.25'')
The Vixen SLV eyepieces use high-quality lanthanum glass to deliver remarkably clear and high-contrast star images right up to the edge of the field of view.All lenses are fully multi-coated for high light transmission.Twist up eyecups allow the user to set observing height to their own comfortable specification.  20mm eye relief means that even those who have to wear glasses to observe are able to see right to the edge of the field of view.PROPERTIESVery high sharpness and contrast across the entire field of viewComfortable eye relief of 20mmalmost no chromatism visible due to lanthanum glass31.7 mm receptacle connectionEyecup that can be turned down for glasses wearersWeight: 151gWHAT'S INCLUDEDVixen SLV 50 ° eyepieceDust caps

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 4mm (1,25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 4mm is an excellent higher power eyepiece on shorter focal length telescopes, especially good for Lunar viewing - or for those trying to max out their longer focal length scopes for double star work. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 5mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 5mm is an excellent higher power eyepiece for most telescopes, especially good for Lunar and Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 6mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 6mm is an excellent choice for higher power on most telescopes, especially good for Lunar and Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen SLV 50° Eyepiece 9mm (1.25'')
​The Vixen SLV series are the modern take on the classic Vixen Lanthanum eyepieces. These eyepieces were legendary for their generous eye relief and precise nature, making them a firm favourite with planetary, lunar and double star observers. This 9mm is an excellent choice for higher power on most telescopes, an ideal premium replacement for eyepieces supplied with many telescopes, especially good for Planetary observers. The SLV Series of Vixen Eyepieces feature a hexagonal shaped eyepiece barrel, long 20mm eye relief, and twist up click stop eyecup for adjusting to the most comfortable viewing. The SLV eyepieces feature high grade lanthanum glass, and deliver remarkably clear and high contrast star images to the edge of the viewing circle. The lenses are fully multicoated for high light transmission.Size 31.7mm/1.25"Apparent FOV 50°Eye relief 20mmWeight 168g (5.92oz)

€142.00*
Vixen LVW Eyepiece 42mm (2")
LVW eyepieces combine the comfort of a 20 mm eye distance with a 65° wide angle field of vision. This is thanks to an optical structure of 8 lenses in 5 groups. State-of-the-art coating technology for reflection-reducing multicoating and lanthanum elements to reduce residual aberrations in use.

€339.00*
Vixen Moon Filter ND
The bright moon becomes even brighter when viewed through a telescope.With large telescopes, observing at full moon can cause significant eye strain and impair your night vision when you move your eye away from the eyepiece.This moon filter reduces the amount of light, allowing you to observe the moon in comfort.The moon filter features a screw thread for 31.7 mm eyepieces. FEATURES Moon filter for 31.7 mm eyepiecesReduces the brightness of the moonProtects your eyes against bright moon lightWeight: 10 gDELIVERY CONTENTMoon filter

€45.00*
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BRESSER Portable Power Station 500 Watt
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Ideal for connecting chargers for notebooks/tablets/smartphones, mobile coolers and refrigerators, musical instruments, etc. or other electrical devices in this power class. The heart of the Power Station: the built-in battery The powerful 520Wh 43Ah/12Volt (140400mA/3.7V) lithium-ion battery reliably stores your energy reserve. It is charged within 8 hours with the included 230V charger or 12V car battery charging cable. Thanks to the built-in solar charge controller, you can also charge the Power Station directly using a solar panel (available as an option). A clear display shows you all relevant information such as the battery charge status, battery charging process, USB output ON/OFF and AC/DC output ON/OFF. Possible operating time with typical applicationsHow long does the Power Station charge or operate your devices? You can easily calculate the approximate operating time yourself: runtime (approx.) = Power Station 520 watt-hour battery x 0.85 / devices input power in watts.For example a notebook with 45 Watt input power: 520 Wh x 0.85 / 45 Watt = runtime in hours; 520 x 0.85 / 45 = 10 hours runtime.LED lamp with 5 Watt: approx. 88 hoursLED lamp with 10 Watt: approx. 44 hoursCamping cooler with 30 Watt: approx. 14 hoursNotebook with 45 Watt: approx. 10 hoursTV with 60 Watt: approx. 7 hoursSmartphone: 50 x chargingTablet computer: 30 x chargingDigital camera: 50 x chargingNotebook: 5 x charging Extensive electronic protection of all current inputs and outputs: The Power Station is protected against short circuit, overvoltage, over- and deep discharge of the battery and against overheating. Please note that for use with our astronomy mounts, such as the EXOS-2 Goto, the adapter cable 4930100 is additionally required. FEATURESPortable energy storage (Power Bank / Power Station)Self-sufficient power supply for outdoor, hobby and professional useCharging and operation of various electrical appliancesOperate or charge up to 11 devices at the same timePure sinus wave for both 230 volt outputsAlso suitable for sensitive devices such as notebooks or musical instrumentsMany connection options and adapters includedEnvironmentally friendly and silent alternative to power generatorsIntegrated solar charge controller for direct charging via solar panelComfortable carrying handle with non-slip rubber coatingPowerful 520Wh 43Ah/12 Volt (140400mA/3.7V) lithium ion battery3 x USB A with each 5-9 Volt 2.1 Ampere) and 1 x USB quick charge output with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support1 x USB C with 5-12 volts 3.0 amps (for smartphones and tablets of the latest generation)4 x 12 Volt DC out 5.5/2.1mm hollow plug (max. total load 10 Amps, short time 12 A)2 x 230 Volt AC out (500 Watt continuous power, short time 1000 Watt)Indication of battery charge status and USB/DC/AC output on/off staus on displayInput charging socket: 13-22 Volt / 6 Ampere (via power supply or solar panel)Built-in Anderson input for direct charging via solar panelCharging time 0-100% approx. 8 hoursTemperature range: from -10 to +40 degrees CelsiusLifetime/charging cycles: >500 times SCOPE OF DELIVERYPower Station with batteryCharger 230 Volt 6 amps230 Volt power cord for Europe (1 pc.)230 Volt power cord for UK (1 pc.)Car charger 12 VoltAdapter 5.5/2.1mm to cigarette lighter socket (2 pcs.)UK socket adapter for 230V output (2 pcs.)Instruction manual

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Vixen Camera Bracket for Counterweight Shaft
Stable astrophotography can be achieved! Vixen's weight shaft camera bracket allows for the attachment of your camera to the 20mm and 25mm weight shafts. We recommend the additional use of a ball head.

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This groundbreaking focuser, tube rings with 44mm universal standard dovetail and camera mounting feature and a high-end finderscope with haircross and laser-engraved scale  leave nothing to desire even for demanding astrophotographers. The NT-203s/800 Hexafoc has a classical tube construction with an aluminium tube. The focuser can be upgraded with a 10:1 reduction (part No. 0625720) without problems. Also prepared for use with the HR Coma Corrector (part No. 0510330) which eliminates coma, field-curvature and astigmatism. BRESSER EXOS-2 GoTo Equatorial Mount. Mount, tripod and hand box with computer. This German mount has tracking motors in both axes that follow celestial objects very precisely. The handbox with GoTo works reliable and controls the mount in every situation. Precise ball bearings in both axes ensures minimal backlash at all nine possible tracking speeds. The battery pack (12 V) is conveniently fastened to the tripod shelf and takes eight size D batteries. The mount rests on a very tough and rigid stainless steel tripod and can take optical tubes of up to 13 kg. GOTO Stargazing at the push of a button ! The Startracker GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope.Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise. The GoTo System database includes thousands of astronomical objects. The Messier mount with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope.Please note: Reflector telescopes with optical design Newton are very good for astronomical observing at the starry night sky. But these telescopes are not well usable for observing landscape and nature during daylight. Therefore we suggest BRESSER refractor (lens) telescopes for landscape and nature observing.CHARCTERISTICS OPTICS Optical design: reflector telescopeMirror diameter: 203mm / focal length: 800mm / F/3.9Maximum recommended magnification: 406xTelescope for night and solar observing Very high quality Hexafoc focuser with 2.5" free inner diameter Diffraction limited optics with parabolic main mirror 8x50 straight through viewfinder with reticle Optimized finder socket for comfortable use Cradle rings with handle and integrated piggyback camera holder (1/4 thread) Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation included Dovetail plate with stainless steel rail Can be connected to SLR cameras (optional T2 ring required) 50.8mm (2) to 31.7mm (1.25) adapter with integrated T2 thread (T2-adapter ring for your camera is needed) Backfocus fully inward focused: 60mm 85mm secondary mirror for optimal illumination Large knobs for primary and secondary mirror adjustment Tube without accessories: 8.7 kg - Tube with all accessories mounted: 11.5 kg CHARACTERISTICS MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Stable height adjustable stainless steel tripod ( Min. 69cm / Max. 109.5cm ) Load capacity up to 13 kg payload Circular bubble for easy horizontal alignment GoTo Mount with motors and hand box controller, for easy finding and guiding moon, planets, stars and much more ST-4 compatible autoguider interface Pole height scale for setting the latitude Scaled graduated circular rings to facilitate finding objects using a star atlas or planetarium software Pole finder scope with optional illumination ( item no. 4964212 ) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 6.7 kg (without counterweight) Total weight incl. counterweight: 20.4 kg Batteries: not includedSCOPE OF DELIVERY Optical tube 26mm Super Plössl eyepiece (31.7mm / 1.25") Integrated 31.7 mm and T2 adapter Prism rail with stainless steel clamping surface Adapter for 50.8 mm (2") eyepieces 8x50 optical viewfinder Rotatable star map Aperture solar filter Tube clamp with handle and camera holder Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation Adjustable polar finder scope with optional illumination Astronomy PC software Stellarium (via download) Equatorial EXOS 2 GOTO mount with stainless steel tripod and Startracker handcontroller Stainless steel tube field tripod with accessory tray 2 x 4.5 kg counterweight Battery pack (batteries not included)

€1,399.00*
BRESSER Messier AR-102S/600 EXOS-2 GoTo Telescope
NEW - now including a high-quality aperture Solar-filter for safe observation of sunspots, eclipses and planet transits. Great telescope for night and solar observation. Ambitious beginners and advanced observers alike will see the brightest objects outside our solar system with the BRESSER Messier AR-102. Watch details in the Great Orion Nebula from the astonishing distance of 1500 light-years (14.200.000.000.000 km)! The rock-solid mount provides relaxed views even at high magnifications; rigidity and usability are setting new standards in this price range. Due to the sophisticated mount you can even start taking pictures of the moon, planets or deep sky objects. You will never give the BRESSER Messier AR-102S away voluntarily. CHARACTERISTICS OPTIC Optical design: refractor telescopeLens diameter: 102mm / focal length: 600mm / F/5.9Maximum recommended magnification: 204xHigh-quality and light gathering achromatic objective lens Modern multi-coating of the lenses for a bright and high-contrast image Robust aluminium tube construction Very high quality Hexafoc focuser with 2.5" free inner diameter 6x30 viewfinder with crosshair eyepiece; optimised finder mount for comfortable viewing 31.7mm (1.25") zenith mirror Hand grip for comfortable transport with integrated camera holder (photo thread screw) Prism rail with stainless steel clamping surface (44mm universal dovetail for GP/EQ5/LXD75) 50.8 to 31.7mm adapter with integrated T2 adapter (optional T2 ring required) Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation included Telescope for night and solar observing CHARACTERISTICS MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Stable height adjustable stainless steel tripod ( Min. 69cm / Max. 109,5cm ) Load capacity up to 13 kg payload Circular bubble for easy horizontal alignment GoTo Mount with motors and hand box controller, for easy finding and guiding moon, planets, stars and much more ST-4 compatible autoguider interface Pole height scale for setting the latitude Scaled graduated circular rings to facilitate finding objects using a star atlas or planetarium software Pole finder scope with optional illumination ( item no. 4964212 ) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 6.7 kg (without counterweight) Total weight incl. counterweight: 15.9 kg Batteries: not included Scope of delivery optical tube 26mm Super Plössl eyepiece (31.7mm / 1.25") 31.7mm (1.25") zenith mirror integrated 31.7 mm and T2 adapter Prism rail with stainless steel clamping surface (44mm universal dovetail for GP/EQ5/LXD75) 6x30 viewfinder Rotatable star chart Lens solar filter Tube clamps with carrying handle and camera mount Smartphone adapter for celestial navigation Astronomy PC software Stellarium (via download) Equatorial EXOS 2 GOTO mount and Startracker handheld computer Stainless steel tube field tripod with accessory tray 1 x 4.5 kg counterweight

€1,099.00*
BRESSER Messier MC-100/1400 EXOS-2 GoTo
NEW – now including a high-quality aperture Solar-filter for safe observation of sunspots, eclipses and planet transits. Great telescope for night and solar observation.The BRESSER Messier MC-100 EXOS-2 GoTo telescope excels with high rigidity and tack-sharp optics. The 100mm aperture enables you to observe small bright nebulas, globular clusters, the moon, planets and a lot more in the depth of space. The high rigidity of the EXOS-2 GoTo mount allows for relaxed observations and is helpful for those making their first attempts at astrophotography.The telescope is perfect for observing the moon and the planets with high magnifications. The EXOS-2 GoTo mount provides automatic finding and guiding of the nightsky objects to make the observing as easy as possible. Stargazing at the push of a button!The BRESSER GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope. Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise. The GoTo System database includes over 100,000 astronomical objects and still has space for your additions. The Messier telescope with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope! The ''StarTracker'' Goto systems uses servo motors for both axes and features an ST-4 compatible autoguiding input. Guiding aggressivity can be set on the mount itself.Objects in database: > 100.000Slewing speed: 2°/secAuto-Guider Port: Yes / ST-4 compatible, aggressivity can be adjustedLC Display: 36 x 63mm ; 8 rows with 21 digitsMotors: DC Servo with EncodersVoltage: 12V DCCHARACTERISTICS OPTICSTelescope for night and solar observation High-quality Maksutov-Cassegrain optics with high focal length and extremely sharp image Ideal for small bright nebulas, globular clusters, the moon, planets Optical design: Maksutov-Cassegrain Maximum recommended magnification: 200x Aperture: 100 mm Focal length: 1400 mm Aperture ratio: f/14 Universal 44 mm Dovetail plate with stainless steel rail (fits LXD75/Great Polaris/EQ5) CHARACTERISTICS MOUNT Stable parallactic mount with fine drive in both axes Ball bearings in both axes for more precise movements Stable height adjustable stainless steel tripod ( Min. 69cm / Max. 109,5cm ) Load capacity up to 13 kg payload Circular bubble for easy horizontal alignment GoTo Mount with motors and hand box controller, for easy finding and guiding moon, planets, stars and much more ST-4 compatible autoguider interface Pole height scale for setting the latitude Scaled graduated circular rings to facilitate finding objects using a star atlas or planetarium software Pole finder scope with optional illumination ( item no. 4964212 ) Tripod weight: 4.7 kg Mount weight: 6.7 kg (without counterweight) Total weight incl. counterweight: 13.4 kg Batteries: not includedSCOPE OF DELIVERYMaksutov Optical Tube Assembly 26mm SuperPlössl eyepiece (31.7mm / 1.25") SC Eyepiece adapter (31.7mm / 1.25") Star diagonal mirror Dovetail plate for GP Level Adjustable polar finder scope with optional illumination LED viewfinder Aperture solar filter Rotatable star map Astronomy PC software Stellarium (via download)Equatorial EXOS 2 GOTO mount with stainless steel tripod and Startracker handcontroller Stainless steel tube field tripod with accessory tray 1 x 2 kg counterweight

€1,069.00*