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Mounts, Tripods & Accessories

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Revolution Imager Kit for Evolution Telescopes

Revolution Imager Evolution Telescope Accessory Kit - RI-EVO

SKU: REV-RI-EVO
  • Product Types Included in Accessory Kit: Mounting Hardware , Power Adapter
  • Number of Items in Kit (Including Case if Applicable): 3
$49.99
 
25-Foot Stand-Off Cable for Revolution Imager

25-Foot Stand-Off Cable for Revolution Imager - RI-25OFF

SKU: REV-RI-25OFF
  • Cable or Adapter Type: Power
  • Connector Type: Side A: Video/BNC/RF
  • Connector Type: Side B: Phono Jack/RCA
$12.99
 
$29.99
 
$49.99
 
Revolution Battery Pack Tip Converter for Meade Telescopes

Revolution Battery Pack Tip Converter - RI-C2M

SKU: REV-RI-C2M
  • Cable or Adapter Type: Power
  • Connector Type: Side A: Phono Jack/RCA
  • Connector Type: Side B: Phono Jack/RCA
$14.99
 
Revolution Mini Ball Head Only - RI-MINI

Revolution Mini Ball Head Only - RI-MINI

SKU: REV-RI-MINI
  • Mini Ball Heade Mount for Revolution Imager 7" LCD monitor.
  • Enables attachment to an existing camera tripod or piggyback mount.
  • Provides the flexibility to make the monitor adjustments needed for an ideal viewing experience.
$9.99
 

A great telescope mount and tripod can truly complement the celestial observing experience of any amateur astronomer. At High Point Scientific, we have a wide array of telescope tripods and mounts from the most popular brand today, such as Celestron, Meade, Orion, and many more. Be sure to reach out to one of our telescope experts if you would like help selecting the telescope mount parts and mount that best fit your observing needs.

When selecting a telescope mount it is important that you select a mount that has more than enough payload capacity to support your telescope and any accessories you plan on adding to your telescope. A general rule of thumb is to never exceed 80% of your telescope mount's payload capacity when visual observing and never exceed 60% of your mount's payload capacity when imaging.


There are two main telescope mount types, Equatorial mounts and Alt-Azimuth mounts. Equatorial mounts, including German Equatorial mounts, are great platforms for astro-imaging and visual observing. Alt-Azimuth mounts are great for easy, point and view visual observations. Each mount type comes in computerized and non-computerized configurations. Computerized mounts can easily find celestial objects for you, taking the guesswork out of observing. However, they can also be an added expense, which is something to consider when purchasing a mount.


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