Vixen APZ ALt-Azimuth Mount Head

  • Modular with wide Selection of Accessories
  • Sealed Ball Bearing
  • 17 lbs Payload capacity. 
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  • Regular price $699.00

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Vixen APZ ALt-Azimuth Mount Head

The Vixen APZ ALt-Azimuth Mount Head is an easy to use alt-azimuth mount built on the Vixen AP mount platform. This mounts offers a smooth friction control mechanism in which telescopes can be moved quickly by hand or with slow motion controls.

The components of the APZ mount are designed as modules for the Advanced Polaris mount and they are usable to transform it to a highly portable AP equatorial mount. This mount can be upgraded to have motorized tracking

Sealed ball bearings are used to eliminate dust particles from clogging the bearings and offer excellent durability. These bearings guarantees smooth rotation of an optical tube.The APZ’s rigid body and sealed ball bearings allows a 200mm VMC telescope to be mounted without any problems.


Altitude/Azimuth Axes59mm in diameter and made of aluminum alloy
Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
Instument Capacity17.6 lb
Number Of Bearings6 pieces
Quick Motion ControlFriction control
Worm Shaft Gears9.8mm in diameter and made of brass
Worm Wheel Gears58.4mm in diameter 144 teeth


  • 2X Manual slow Motion control Modules
  • 2x Slow motion control Knobs
  • AP Clamp Mount Units
  • AP Declination Body Unit
  • AP Mounting Base Post
  • AZ counterweight