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Losmandy AZ8 Alt-Az Mount - No Tripod - AZ8-LT

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SKU: LOS-AZ8-LT

The Losmandy AZ8 is on back order at the factory and we have not received a ship date from the manufacturer. Until we can give our customers a better idea of when they could expect receipt of a new AZ8, we will not be accepting any more orders. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Losmandy AZ8 Alt-Az Mount - No Tripod


For a superior quality alt-azimuth mount with all the outstanding machining found on the renowned GM8, you can't go wrong with the Losmandy AZ8! Machined in the USA, this heavy-duty dual-saddle alt-azimuth mount is constructed of aluminum and stainless steel, and has all stainless steel hardware. The dual mount head can take on two D or V series dovetails. Each side is capable of accepting up to 35 lbs. of equipment for a total weight capacity of 70 pounds!

To see exactly how robust the Losmandy AZ8 mount is and how much attention to detail went into its design, check out the specifications below. The AZ8 mount will be the last alt-azimuth mount you will ever need to purchase!

Losmandy AZ8 Alt-Az Mount Specifications


  • Machined aluminum and stainless steel construction, and black anodized
  • Full stainless steel hardware
  • 35 lb. weight capacity on each side
  • One 2.100” diameter needle thrust bearing
  • Two 2.000” diameter needle thrust bearings
  • Two 1.500" diameter need bearings
  • 2.812” diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth
  • Ball bearing housed High Precision Brass Worm is dual supported
  • Variable slip clutch on each axis with one knob per axis design
  • Both axes feature 360º slow motion control
  • 3.5" diameter laser engraved setting circles
  • Bubble level
  • 1.250" diameter aluminum shafts
  • Dual saddle plates accept both D & V series dovetails
  • Accepts optional Digital Setting Circle Hardware Kit
  • 13 lb. mount head weight