Award winning quality altazimuth mount built for simplicity, versatility and reliability. The perfect “grab and go” mount.
Designed to deliver quick and precise adjustments in vertical and horizontal directions by hand.
Kit includes two 300mm flexi handles and accessory tray.
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The mount head and tripod sectio
Includes fine adjustment handles for locating and tracking celestial objects.
Dovetail attachment system for maximum compatability with a wide range of optical tubes.
Supplied with removable tripod for quick and easy set-up.
The optical tube can be moved freely by hand and friction holds its position anywhere you stop it. This allows you to quickly and easily point the telescope at celestial objects you wish to view.
The mount can be detached from the tripod by removing a single screw making it very easy to pack and transport.
Simple to use
The Porta II adjustment system offers full circle slow motion movement. Handle positions of both altitude and azimuth slow motion controls can be altered in 45˚ increments. This allows the user to set the handles for a comfortable viewing position whatever size optical tube is used.
Onboard adjustment tools
Tools to adjust the tension of the friction system are housed on the mount. They are securely stored within the mount head but are quickly accessible.
|Specifications||Porta II Mount|
|Vertical and horizontal slow motion||120-tooth wheel gears whole-circle movement|
|Optical tube attachment||Dovetail plate|
|Maximum loading weight||About 5kg (11lb)|
|Weight||5.7kg (12.5lb) including tripod|
|Tripod||Aluminium 2-section adjustable tripod, legs adjustable from 90cm to 130cm in length|
||78012 Tripod Adapter
Weight: 142g (5.01oz)
Used to attach the Porta II mount head to the Skypod tabletop tripod or an SX half pillar.
||73942 Photographic Tripod Adapter
This adapter allows the Porta II mount head to be used with a camera tripod with 1/4” thread.
||79969 Porta Carry Case
Suitable for use with Porta II and Mini Porta
Plate to hold a fieldscope or large binocular on the Porta II Mount
||72511 SX Tabletop Tripod
Prop radius: 18.5cm
Weight: 0.9kg (1.9lb)