Other accessories / Cables / Custom made adapters

Updated on:  21 Aug 2015


CentralDS CDS-5D cooled camera . . . HK$36,300 (accepting order 接受订货)

- Modified from Canon EOS 5D MK III in South Korea

- Cooled to -38 deg C below ambient temperature 

- Camera lens not included

** Please ask for other CentralDS modified cameras

 

Paramount MyT EQ Mount . . . HK$46,800 (accepting order 接受订货)

- 23kg instrument capacity, 45kg maximum payload capacity (instruments + counterweights)

- Mount head weight 15kg

- 9kg counterweight x1

- TheSkyX Professional Edition / TPoint Add On / Camera Add On software included (Six License)


Paramount MX+ EQ Mount . . . HK$69,500 (accepting order 接受订货)

- 45kg instrument capacity, 90kg maximum payload capacity (instrument + counterweights)

- Mount head weight 23kg

- High-torque servo motors same as ME II

- TheSkyX Professional Edition / TPoint Add On / Camera Add On software included (Six License)


Paramount ME2 EQ Mount . . . HK$116,000  (in stock 現貨)

- 109kg instrument capacity, 218kg maximum payload capacity (instrument + counterweights)

- Mount head weight 38kg

- TheSkyX Professional Edition / TPoint Add On / Camera Add On software included (Six License)

 

MX/ME2 polar scope . . . HK$2,290  (in stock 現貨)

WiSky wifi controller . . . HK$1,790  (accepting order 接受订货)


 

iOptron ZEQ25 GOTO EQ mount (#7100) . . . HK$6,190  (in stock 現貨)

- With 1.5" tripod and polar scope

- Mount head itself (without counterweight) . . . 4.7kg 

- 144 teeth RA & DEC worm gears

- Built-in 32-channel GPS receiver

- 4.7kg counterweight included


Solar viewing shade . . . HK$10 (in stock 現貨)

- Made in USA


Vixen POLARIE Star Tracker . . . HK$2,680 (in stock 現貨)

- Battery or USB power

- Made in Japan


Micro guide mount  . . . (Pending)

 

StarlightXpress Lodestar mono autoguider . . . HK$4,710 (in stock 現貨)

 

- Made in UK, with hard carrying case, software & cables

- 752 x 580 pixels Sony ICX429AL CCD

- QE max at ~65% (620nm), 35% at 400nm and 770nm


StarlightXpress Lodestar X2 mono autoguider . . . HK$5,140 (back ordered 訂貨中)


- Made in UK, with hard carrying case, software & cables

- 752 x 580 pixels Sony ICX829AL CCD

- QE max at 77% (620nm), 45% at 400nm and 770nm

- RJ11 autoguide port


StarlightXpress Superstar autoguider . . . HK$5,100 (in stock 現貨)

- Made in UK, with hard carrying case, software & cables

- 1392 x 1040 pixels Sony ICX205AL CCD

- QE max at ~50% (520nm), 30% at 420nm and 670nm


Lodestar/Superstar autoguide cable . . . HK$160 (in stock 現貨)

- One piece cable, no inter-connection

- Please specify model of EQ mount

 

Atik off-axis guider . . . HK$2,080 (in stock 現貨)

- M54x0.75 thread at both in/out sides

- 2" nose piece included 

- 24mm path length

 

 

Eyepiece for Canon, Nikon and Sony Alpha lenses . . . HK$1,080

 

 

  

Available models:

* Canon EF (EF-S) angled, black color (in stock 現貨)

* Canon EF (EF-S) straight, black color (in stock 現貨)

* Canon EF (EF-S) angled, white color (back ordered 訂貨中)

* Canon EF (EF-S) straight, white color (in stock 現貨)

* Nikon F(DX) angled, black color (in stock 現貨)

* Nikon F(DX) straight, black color (back ordered 訂貨中)

* Sony Alpha angled, black color (in stock 現貨)

* Sony Alpha straight, black color (in stock 現貨)

 

Takahashi T2M autoguide cable . . . HK$120 (in stock 現貨)

 

- For new Takahashi EM11/200/400 T2M EQ mounts autoguide port

- 5 core cable for RA+, RA-, DEC+, DEC- control

- Please specify model of guider

- Cable length up to your choice (maximum 82")

 

Spacers for T2 thread / Borg system

- To optimize the image quality while using reducer/flattener

- Two diameter sizes:

 * 42mm inner diameter, 60mm outer diameter

 * 50mm inner diameter, 58mm outer diameter

  0.5mm thick (stainless steel) . . . HK$29 (in stock 現貨)

  1.0mm thick (anodized aluminum) . . . HK$29 (in stock 現貨)

  2.0mm thick (anodized aluminum) . . . HK$29 (in stock 現貨)

 

 

SkyBT wireless telescope controller . . . HK$1,020  (in stock 現貨)

- Wireless Bluetooth telescope control for use with SkySafari on Android devices

- Runs off of two AAA batteries (alkaline or rechargeable) and has a built-in recharging circuit

 

SkyFi-USB wireless telescope controller . . . HK$1,240  (in stock 現貨)

- Wireless WiFi/USB telescope control

- Can control the latest USB-only telescopes from iOptron and Meade

 

SkyWire serial telescope control cable

 

- Control your EQ mount by Apple mobile device 

** 30-pin dock connector . . HK$470 (in stock 現貨)

** Lightning connector  . . HK$630  (in stock 現貨)


- Optional RS232 cable (~12" long) . . . HK$60 (purchase with Skyfi / Skywire)

- Tested on below telescope models with an RS-232 serial port

  • Meade LX-200 Classic and GPS
  • Meade LX-400 ACF with AutoStar #497 controllers
  • Meade LX-600 / 800 / 80
  • Meade ETX-LS / LT
  • Meade ETX 90-125
  • Meade LXD 55-75 / 650-750
  • Meade LX 90
  • Meade Magellan I
  • Meade Magellan II
  • Celestron NexStar 5i / 8i / GPS / SLT / SE / Advanced GT
  • Celestron AVX / CGE / CGEM / CPC series
  • SkyWatcher SynScan
  • Orion Sirius / Atlas / SkyView Pro / SkyQuest XTg / StarSeeker
  • iOptron SmartStar / MiniTower
  • iOptron iEQ45 with 8406 controller
  • iOptron 8407 / 8408 contollers
  • Astro-Physics GTO
  • Losmandy Gemini
  • Vixen SkySensor 2000
  • Vixen StarBook / Sphinx
  • Sky Commander
  • Losmandy DSC
  • StellarCAT ServoCAT
  • Starmaster Sky Tracker
  • SiTech Controller
  • Takahashi Temma 2
  • Bisque Paramount + TheSkyX
  • Tangent Instruments BBox Encoder System (and compatible)
  • Celestron AstroMaster
  • JMI NGC Max
  • Lumicon Sky Vector
  • Orion Sky Wizard / IntelliScope
  • Takahashi Super Navigator
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    Finder light . . . HK$170 (back ordered 訂貨中)

    - M8 x 0.75mm thread, fits for Takahashi finder

    - Black anodize aluminum housing, red LED dimming control

     

    Modified TGM-2 (reinforced version) . . . from HK$3,600

    3D drawings: Version A    Version B1    Version B2

     

    - Upper shaft linked to rotary unit ..... both ends turn together

    - Rotary unit can be freely rotated and locked by thumb screw

    - Counterweight or 2nd OTA can be added on  ..... any counterweight shaft diameters you prefer

    - Selectable bottom adapter ..... original, 1/4" thread, 3/8" thread, tripod platform, etc.

    - Flexible hand knob available (Vixen)

    - 15kg loading (C8 + WO 110ED), no problems !

      (Photo from reinforced TGM-2 owner ... Gally)

     

    Green laser pointer . . . HK$90 (in stock 現貨)

     

     

    Lumicon    Deep Sky filter (1.25") . . . HK$780 (in stock 現貨)

     

    Camera T2-mount (Nikon or EOS). . . HK$120 (in stock 現貨)

     

    Stainless steel counterweight

     

    - Outer diameter 80mm

    - Plastic insert lock screw end, prevents shaft from scratching

    - Ø18mm bore hole, can be enlarged to bigger sizes upon request (add $20)

    * 1kg . . . HK$290 (in stock 現貨)

    * 1.5kg  . . . HK$340 (in stock 現貨)

    * 2kg  . . . HK$390 (in stock 現貨)


     

    Pair type tube rings (inner diameter upon your choice)

    In stock 現貨: 226mm (Celestron C8), 262mm (Celestron C9.25)

     

    - Machined from 1/2" thick solid 6061 grade aluminum (or other thicknesses for larger sizes)

    - Stainless steel hinge/nut/stud

    - 1mm thick felt inner surface, protect OTA tube

    - Five M6 mounting holes: center, 60mm & 80mm apart (other locations/thread sizes upon request)

    - 90mm bottom & top width (need other widths? Please ask)

    - Competitive price, please ask!

    - Bottom and top platform plates also available (length upon your choice)

    - Black Delrin material thumb knob not shown in photo

     

    SBIG CCD camera lens adapters

    EOS lens to SBIG STL11000 adapter  . . HK$290 (in stock 現貨)

    - Directly install on STL housing (need to remove front accessory plate)

    - #6-32 mounting screws included

     

    EOS lens to SBIG ST-8300 adapter (used with FW5/FW8 filter wheel in place)  . . HK$590 (in stock 現貨)

     

    QHY8 adapters

    Baader MPCC to QHY8 (M42 x 0.75) adapter (back focus matched)

    (HK$120) (in stock 現貨)

    Can be used as M42 x 0.75 extension tube

    2" outer diameter, can also be used as 2" nose piece for T2 ocular

     

    EOS / Nikon lens to QHY CCD adapter (back focus matched) . . . HK$280

     

    Extension tubes (special price: HK$40 per set) (in stock 現貨)

    - Black anodized aluminum, 3 pieces per set (7mm, 14mm and 28mm)

    - Available sizes: M57 x 0.75 and M60 x 0.75 (fit for Borg / Vixen system)

     

    2" nose piece to EOS or Nikon body adapter . . . HK$180 (in stock 現貨)

     

    Large image circle

    With M48 thread for 2" filter

     

    2" nose piece to T2 (M42 x 0.75) adapter . . . HK$90 (in stock 現貨)

    - With M48 thread for 2" filter

     

    Control cables

    Autoguide cables: Takahashi / Vixen SS2K / QHY / SBIG / StarlightXpress . . . HK$90

    Takahashi Temma RS232 (GOTO) cable . . . HK$90

    New Takahashi Temma 2M autoguide cable . . . HK$120

     

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    Prices subjected to change without notice

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