QHY Universal Polemaster Adapter

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QHY Universal Polemaster Adapter

The QHY Universal PoleMaster Adapter can be mounted to any common 1/4"-20 male or female screw thread. Adaption is simple! This adapter is ideal for both smaller mounts and unusual mounts that don't have a pre-existing adapter.  

Manufacturer Product Number: PM-UMCA

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05/13/2020
Richard W.
United States United States
Great service!

Just what ì needed as attaching to my dovetail plate was a no go. I used some Krazy Glue to attach to my polar opening and it worked perfectly.

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03/09/2020
Wade P.
United States United States
Attached to CGX Mount

As someone who constantly monitors polar alignment throughout the capture process, this was a must. With a little modification I’ve mounted the QHY Universal PoleMaster Adapter to my Celestron CGX handle. I filed down a plane on the CGX handle that is perpendicular to the polar axis of the mount. I then threaded a hole in the center of the plane. Celestron, or any accessory maker, could sell a replacement handle that’s made this way. https://twitter.com/wadeprunty/status/1236740374829424641?s=21

SV
08/11/2019
Steve V.
Great Adapter

Use this polemaster generic adapter to get great polar alignment on those old 70s & 80s classic Criterion, Meade, Starliner, Parks, Cave mounts that don’t have a pole scope bore or fine adjustments. Purchase the correct diameter pipe/conduit hanger that matches the OD of the mount for $1 at the hardware store. Then attach this 1/4-20 generic adapter to the hanger as close to the RA center axis as possible.

LZ
03/07/2019
Levon Z.
United States
Great for Alt/Az mounts with a wedge.

I needed this adapter to attach to the lid of an 8” SCT on an Alt Az mount with a wedge. It worked perfectly because it jas a nice smooth back surface making it very easy to attach it to a flat surface with a double sided sticky tape. I was able to achieve very accurate polar alignment and nearly perfect tracking on PHD2.

JH
12/27/2018
Jenny H.
United States
Polemaster mount

This allows me to move my Polemaster around between three different telescope mounts.

DH
12/26/2018
Darryl H.
United States
Polemaster Adapter Works Like A Charm!

As you can imagine, Polemaster makes a variety of adapters to attach its video camera to particular brand mounts. However, there are many mounts that they do not make a specific adapter for. That’s where the Universal Polemaster Adapter comes in handy. With a little imagination and handiwork, you can use this adapter to attach the Polemaster camera to your mount and bring the accuracy and ease-of-use of the Polemaster system to your astronomical endeavors! In several applications, I have made a simple round aluminum spacer with a 3/8” threaded hole on one side, and a 1/4”x20 threaded hole on the other. The Polemaster adapter uses the 1/4”x20 hole, and the 3/8” threaded hole screws onto the bolt used for a tripod head or mount base. Perfect!