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We supply a range of accessories and cables for the following telescope systems

Meade ETX, LX, DS & LXD telescopes

Synta EQ6, HEQ5, EQ5, EQ4 & EQ3-2 Mounts

Vixen Sphinx & Sky Sensor 2000 Mounts

Celestron Nexstar

Losmandy Gemini

Takahashi

 

Vixen Sphinx 12V Power Cable for mount and Starbook

This cable provides power to a Vixen Sphinx mount or a Starbook from a cigarette lighter socket.

It has a 3A reset-able electronic fuse backed up by a conventional 8A fuse.

Theses are available in the following lengths 2m, 3m, 5m, 8m & 10m

(other lengths are available to special order. Please email to enquire about pricing)

 

 

 Cable Length

    Code

Cost

Sphinx Power Cable 2m SPXP2 9.99
Sphinx Power Cable 3m SPXP3 10.99
Sphinx Power Cable 5m SPXP5 14.99
Sphinx Power Cable 8m SPXP8 17.99
Sphinx Power Cable 10m SPXP10 19.99

 

 

Vixen Sky Sensor 2000 (SS2K) 12V Power Cable

This cable provides power to a Sky Sensor 2000 based mount from a cigarette lighter socket.

It has a 3A reset-able electronic fuse backed up by a conventional 8A fuse.

Theses are available in the following lengths 2m, 3m, 5m, 8m & 10m

(other lengths are available to special order. Please email to enquire about pricing)
 

 

 

 Cable Length

    Code

Cost

SS2K Power Cable 2m SS2KP2 9.99
SS2K Power Cable 3m SS2KP3 10.99
SS2K Power Cable 5m SS2KP5 14.99
SS2K Power Cable 8m SS2KP8 17.99
SS2K Power Cable 10m SS2KP10 19.99

 

 

PC Connection cable to fit Vixen Sky Sensor 2000 PC 

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Allows connection via standard 9 pin D type serial port on PC to SS2K PC to enable control from compatible applications.

Plugs into RS232 port on SS2K control box, requires 9 pin serial port on PC.

Theses are available in the following lengths 3m, 5m, 10m,15m & 20m

(other lengths are available to special order. Please email to enquire about pricing)

 

 

 Cable Length

    Code

Cost

SS2K serial Cable 3m SS2KSR3 14.99
SS2K serial Cable 5m SS2KSR5 18.99
SS2K serial Cable 10m SS2KSR10 25.99
SS2K serial Cable 15m SS2KSR15 27.99
SS2K serial Cable 20m SS2KSR20 30.99

 

 

Vixen Sky Sensor 2000 Motor Extension Cable Set


 

The purpose of this cable set is to provide a 5m extension between the standard SS2K motor plugs and the motor units on the mount, for those that want to use the SS2K controller at a distance from the mount.

The set consists of 2 separate 5m or 8m cables for the RA and Dec motors, these are marked at both ends with coloured bands for easy identification of the cables in use.

Please email for additional information

 

 

Length Code

Cost

5m

SS2K5MEXT

39.99
8m

SS2K8MEXT

48.99

 

 

Set of 3 Tripod Foot Pads

 

These 120mm diameter pads help to prevent the tips of the tripod leg sinking into soft ground or slipping on a hard surface, they also provide some degree if vibration absorption between the tripod and the ground.

They are made from very durable glass reinforced nylon and have provision for 2 holes that can opened out to allow the pads to be pegged down for added stability.

 

 

Code

Cost

TPS120

16.99

 

 

Stainless Steel Counterweights for GP/GPE/GPDX/Sphinx

These counterweights are specifically made to fit the 20mm  counterweight shaft and are made from Stainless steel with a stainless locking bolt and a brass pin to prevent marking the shaft. The standard sizes are 5.2Kg reduced diameter 4" (as shown in the picture), 5.2Kg standard diameter 6" and 12.5Kg standard diameter.

There is also a 3Kg available to order.

These counterweights also fit EQ3-2, EQ4 and EQ5 mounts.

Other sizes are available to order so if you have a specific requirement please email us with your requirements

As counterweights are only made to order please allow a minimum of 28 days for manufacture and delivery.

 

 

 Counterweight Size

    Code

Cost

Stainless 3Kg Reduced GPSSCW3N POA
Stainless 5.2Kg Reduced GPSSCW52N 62.00
Stainless 5.2Kg Standard GPSSCW52S POA
Stainless 12.5Kg Standard GPSSCW12S 106.00

 

 

Replacement Set of Leg Adjustment Bolts for 'P' Series Vixen Wooden Tripods

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A set of 3 replacement bolts for the 'P' series wooden tripods from Vixen.

These are stainless steel replacements, but otherwise the same as the original part.

 

 

Code

Cost

VXPLB

10.99