LARGE Universal Deluxe Mounting Platform / Clamp - Vixen / Losmandy Compatible - Red / Gold
High quality combined dovetail accessory adapter / clamp for both Vixen & Losmandy plates / bars / rails
We've tried it and found that this clamp can be fixed onto the Vixen SXG mount to provide a dual platform instead of the original Vixen-style clamp, thus providing a more versatile clamping platform for the mount.
Other mounts might be also compatible. Check out the picture that shows the hole distances to make sure it can be fixed to your mount.
This combined clamp will fit both Vixen and Losmandy compatible plates, therefore it is also compatible with all Celestron and Skywatcher dovetail bars, used on Celestron Adv GT, Adv VX, CGEM, CGE Pro and Skywatcher EQ3-2, EQ5, HEQ5, EQ6, AZ-EQ6, EQ8 etc.
Also, it won't leave marks on your plate as the screws are not getting in direct contact with the plate.
Recommended for heavy duty use for loads up to appr 40 - 50kg, e.g Fornax 51 or Fornax 52 or G42 etc.
When used at its max load capacity, you will have to use all 6 or 7 holes secured with at least M6 or larger screws, but 4 pcs of M8 screws along the center in a raw would be most likely also anough in that case...
See images for sizes, wholes and threads of this large deluxe universal telescope mounting clamp / platform.
Distance betveen closer holes parrallel to the tube: 35mm (center to center), size of these holes: 14.8mm / 8.2mm
Distance betveen further alongated holes parrallel to the tube: 104mm to 144mm (edge to edge), width of these alongated holes: 15.6mm / 8.2mm
Distance betveen holes perpendicular to the tube: 40mm (center to center), size of these holes: 11.3mm / 6.4mm
Size of the central hole: 10.5mm / 6.4mm
As shown below, this dual-purpose clamp perfectly fits the Vixen SXP mount:
|Weight in Kg||1.2|