If you are an astronomy lover， you must be familiar with Alt-Azimuth Mounts. As an indispensable item in astronomical observation, it helps us accurately locate and track the position of celestial objects.
Alt-azimuth mounts are divided into electric, automatic, fully automatic, and manual. The manual Alt-Azimuth Mount is the common type, requiring manual adjustments to position the telescope. It is suitable for general astronomical observing needs. Compared to other types of mounts, the manual Alt-Azimuth Mounts is more intuitive, simple to operate, and does not require complex control systems. Additionally, it is a cost-effective option, making it a preferred choice for beginners, enthusiasts, and those on a limited budget.
Here we have a manual Alt-Azimuth Mounts SV225. It is the perfect visual astronomy travel companion and has strong practicality. With the 2.34 kg weight, SV225 can bear 10 kg. The Alt-Azimuth Mounts adopts a CNC hollow structure. As a result, it is lightweight and easy to carry.
Elevation and azimuth adjustment handles enable quick and precise adjustments without complicated settings. The operation is very simple and convenient for you. Made of aluminum 6061T material, sturdy and durable. This can provide you with a more immersive observing experience and enhance your appreciation of the changes in the sky.
1. The SVBONY SV225 is a solid and low-vibration light-to-medium-duty altazimuth mount designed to quickly and easily accept small to medium-sized refractors or catadioptric telescopes in the 2inch to 5inch range.
2. With a payload capacity of 10kg, even lightweight, fast focal ratio Newtonians will match up nicely with the mount.
3. The SV225 alt-azimuth mount head is made of powder-coated aluminum. There are worm gear slow motion controls on both axes to let you smoothly follow the motion of the Moon, planets, and deep space objects across the heavens.
4. The adjustable angle head can tilt forward or back at a 45° angle, as well as point straight up, depending on the length of your optical tube and your observing preferences.
5. Enable quick and precise telescopic observations along the vertical and horizontal axes without the need for a complex setup.
6. Vixen standard the dovetail mounting system to ensure maximum compatibility with a wide range of telescopes.
1. SV225 alt-azimuth Mounts
2. Metal Handle
3. Altitude Slow Motion Flexible Control Cables
4. Azimuth Slow motion Flexible Control Cables
5. Dovetail Lock Knob
6. Locking screws
7. Allen Wrench
Paul E. Cizdziel purchased the new SV225 ALT-Azimuth (manual) mount from SVBony. He claimed Its engineering and construction are solid and the movement controls feel fluid and smooth. And he likes it. He published a detailed review on his YouTube channel "Astrophotography Japan". Click the picture and jump into the video to check his opinions about the SV225 A-Z mount.
The SV225 Alt-Azimuth Mounts is highly sought after by a wide range of observers due to its excellent value for money. Compared to other types of astronomical mounts, it is more affordable and suitable for beginners, enthusiasts, and those with budget constraints. Additionally, the design and durability of these Alt-Azimuth Mounts ensure long-term usability and investment value.
The SV225 manual Alt-Azimuth Mounts is a reliable, user-friendly, and affordable observation tool that allows you to immerse yourself in the mysteries of the universe. Whether you are an astronomy enthusiast or a beginner, it will be a good companion on your journey to explore the sky. Choose the SV225 now and embark on a wonderful journey into the stars!