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Portable Tripod for Paramount MYT German Equatorial Mount

SKU 1852320

Availability: Anticipated Dispatch in 7-10 days

  • For Paramount MYT mount
  • Weighs 9kg in total
  • Can accommodate 68kg total payload 
  • Maximum height 0.64m/25"
  • Made from aluminium

This portable tripod is designed for use with the Paramount MYT German equatorial mount. Although the mount can carry a total telescope and accessory payload of 68kg (150lbs), it is lightweight at only 9kg, making it an ideal for field use. 

Features and specifications
  • 68 kg (150 lb.) maximum payload capacity
  • 9 kg (20 lb.) total weight
  • All aluminum construction (other than stainless fasteners and feet)
  • 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) wide top plate rotates 360° to assist polar alignment
  • Sliding collar system allows the legs to be placed in three positions:
    • Fully retracted (64 cm/25 in. length) for transport
    • Middle (79 cm/31 in. tall)
    • Lower (70 cm/27.5 in. tall)
  • Stainless steel feet swivel to conform to most mounting surfaces
  • Legs can be extended up to 5 inches to accommodate uneven surfaces, or to increase the tripod height
  • Includes a carrying case