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A vibration-free Vixen SkySensor 2000 PC setup

Posted by Andrew Kim 02/03/2010 01:13AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

A vibration-free Vixen SkySensor 2000 PC setup

There are no good vibrations when it comes to a mount. My experience with several weeks of trying to deal with noise and vibrations boil down to a simple modification you can do in 15 minutes!

A super alt -azimuth

Posted by richard wong 11/10/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Alt-Azimuth)

A super alt -azimuth

A friend of mine has built the mother of all alt-azimuth mounts.

Celstron CG-5 GT First Impressions

Posted by Tony Aguire 09/30/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

Was it worth selling my Ultim 8 forks to get a new GOTO?

The Super Polaris Mount in Alt-Az Configuration

Posted by Greg Nowell 05/20/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Alt-Azimuth)

The Super Polaris Mount in Alt-Az Configuration

The Vixen/Celestron Super Polaris Mount can give modern alt-az mounts a run for the money

Peterson Engineering's EZ Binoc Mount Kit

Posted by Eric Planalp 03/18/2009 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Binocular)

A Simple And Very Good Binocular Mount

Turbocharging the Losmandy G11: 3.5 arc seconds peak to peak

Posted by Greg Nowell 06/24/2008 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

Turbocharging the Losmandy G11: 3.5 arc seconds peak to peak

Ovision's new aftermarket worm makes almost any new or used G11 competitive with mounts at 3x the price in most imaging applications. The flexibility in configurations (servo go-to, stepper systems, manual or digital setting circles), snazzy aftermarket options such as the Berlebach tripod, and a large user base keep this model suprisingly flexible. The Ovision aftermarket worm may vault this well-known mount into a top-contender in its weight class for high performance imaging applications.

CG5 mount (aka EQ5)

Posted by davide marzotto 04/09/2008 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

A low cost mount which could give you big satisfaction!

Orion SkyView Pro GEM and Intelliscope DSC

Posted by John MacDonough 04/08/2008 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

Orion SkyView Pro GEM and Intelliscope DSC

I purchased these products to serve as my "grab-and-go" solution.

Meade LXD 750

Posted by Ed Moreno 03/13/2008 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

Meade LXD 750

Superduty Mount???? Or washed up "Has Been?"

AstroTrac TT320 Review

Posted by Mike Overacker 01/30/2008 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Other)

AstroTrac TT320 Review

The AstroTrac TT320 is the new kid on the block for AstroPhotography. Should you get it? Read and find out.

Celestron CI-700: A Bargain Priced Equatorial Mount

Posted by Clayton Cramer 12/11/2007 07:49AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Equatorial)

Celestron CI-700: A Bargain Priced Equatorial Mount

Need capacity at a reasonable price? Here's an American-made bargain on the used market.

Vixen's Skypod Alt/Az Mount

Posted by Stephen Couture 08/29/2007 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Alt-Azimuth)

Vixen's Skypod Alt/Az Mount

Are you looking for a tracking Alt/Az mount with a GoTo feature?

The Takahashi Teegul Alt-azimuth Mount is also a RA/Dec mount!

Posted by Jim Buchanan 06/16/2007 12:00AM   (Reviews/Mounts/Alt-Azimuth)

The Takahashi Teegul Alt-azimuth Mount is also a RA/Dec mount!

The precision and build of the Teegul mount are typical Takahashi, yet we astronomers have still found a way to make it better. I have come up with one more way to increase its usefulness.

Discmounts DM-6: Über-altaz

Posted by Eric Gage 02/27/2007 06:24PM   (Reviews/Mounts/Alt-Azimuth)

Discmounts DM-6:  Über-altaz

The DM-6 has a reputation as the ultimate alt-azimuth mount. Is it?