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Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes

Item# CELE144
 
4.0

(40 Ratings)

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  • Extendable aluminum tripod legs with heavy duty mount head
  • Sliding 1/4"-20 mounting screw
  • Flexible slow motion cables for both altitude and azimuth
  • Max extended height - 45 inches
  • Folded height - 32 inches
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This tripod by Celestron is a heavy-duty, altazimuth stand for binoculars and spotting scopes. The Celestron Alt-Azimuth Tripod - Heavy Duty will provide a steady platform for all your magnified viewing!
Features:


  • Extendable aluminum legs
  • Heavy-duty mount head
  • Sliding, .25-inch X 20 mounting screw
  • Flexible, slow-motion cables for altitude and azimuth
  • Extends to 45 inches
  • folds to 32 inches

  • CHOKING HAZARD - small parts may pose a risk to children under 6 yrs.

    Supplier Sku:
    93607
    Shipping Restrictions:
    Available for shipment to the USA and Canada only.

    Dimensions & Specifications

    Material

    Aluminum

    Type

    Alt-Azimuth Mounts

    Brand

    Celestron

    Usage

    Binoculars , Spotting Scopes

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    Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes
     
    3.9

    (based on 40 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    97%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (23)
    • Strong construction (20)
    • Widely compatible adapter (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy (20)
      • Terrestrial viewing (15)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (16), Avid adventurer (6), Professional guide (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (18)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Good for grab n' go scopes

      Let's put a few things in perspective.First and foremost I think it's unfair that this tripod gets so many bad reviews because some people find it uncomfortable to use with binoculars. Yes, Celestron says ...Read complete review

      Let's put a few things in perspective.First and foremost I think it's unfair that this tripod gets so many bad reviews because some people find it uncomfortable to use with binoculars. Yes, Celestron says it works with the Skymaster line and they probably shouldn't. However, common sense will tell you that, if you need a tripod for your binoculars you need something you can raise way above your height, in which case you might be better off with a traditional photo tripod. Again, plain common sense, a little research and an IQ higher than 50 will tell you that this isn't the tripod for any kind of binoculars.This is a great mount. If you are a beginner and don't want to mess with an equatorial mount then this is for you. The movement is fairly smooth and the whole thing is very stable. Further, this tripod is very well made. I thought I was going to find a bunch of plastic but I was pleasantly surprised when I opened it. Very well constructed!I have a few telescopes with equatorial mounts but I don't always use them for a variety of reasons (gets dark late, work in the morning, etc.) Don't get me wrong, I love my big scopes but I use my grab n' go a lot more often (which is a short tube 102mm refractor). I wanted a simpler tripod that I could take along at a momments notice for brief observations and this is it. I don't give this product 5 stars because of the altitude adjustment. You need a wrench to adjust the altitude axis tension and that gets old. C'mon Celestron, would it kill you to include a tension knob???If you want a mount for your grab n' go scope then this is for you. If you expect an [$]mount to perform like a premium mount and then get disappointed then you need an IQ test.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Nice tripod, but to short.

      I bought this to use with binoculars that are 25 X 100s, they weigh about 10 lbs. They have a mounting post built into them, and they match up with the mounting bolt nicely...Read complete review

      I bought this to use with binoculars that are 25 X 100s, they weigh about 10 lbs. They have a mounting post built into them, and they match up with the mounting bolt nicely, they lock down securely, and with the slot for the mounting bolt to move in, they will adjust forward and aft. The tripod is more than capable of holding the weight and the binoculars are steady even in a light breeze. I like the worm screw adjustments for left & right and up & down; they help tracking objects such as planets and stars.
      The disadvantage is the height of the tripod at full extension of the legs. When using the binoculars at an elevation of 45 degrees or more it puts the eye pieces at such a low angle that is is hard to look through them.
      Overall it is well made, and for the right optical equipment would work great.

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      5.0

      Great Tripod

      By Al

      from Webster, Ma.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Astrophotography

        Comments about Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes:

        This tripod is very sturdy. It made my Yukon 100x spotting scope feel like a much more stable unit. The adjustment controls are also great. The flexible shafts reduce movement of the scope and the adjustments allow for very fine tuning.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Damaged

        By Lemmerman C.

        from ENOLA,PA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Widely Compatible Adapter

        Cons

        • Arrived broken
        • Poor Construction

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Really Like Fine Movement
        • Terrestrial Viewing

        Comments about Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes:

        One of the six plastic pieces that join the leg to the base was broken. Fortunately two screws and a wing-nut bolt it came out. I purchased a good brand of 2-part epoxy and some cut short pieces of coat hanger wire, for reinforcement, and glues it allback together. I preferred my fix, rather sending it all back, probably costing me $20 in freight for a $3 part and a $1 shipping. I doubt if company in California, even has the part, unless they canniblize it from another tripod, but then again, shipping departments don't do that king of service anymore.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fantastic - Wish I'd gotten smarter soon

        By James

        from ALAMOGORDO,NM

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Strong Construction
        • Widely Compatible Adapter

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes:

            I have a Coronado PST solar scope that I've been using on an old camera tripod for several years; decided I wasn't getting the full capability I could from the scope with that flimsy tripod so decided to upgrade and after some searching decided on this one....might have been the best decision I've made in years!!!

            The PST with a Meade 8-24 zoom eyepiece on this tripod made
            yesterday's viewing of the afternoon sun tremendously easier and more enjoyable than ever...even the sun seemed to like it better because of the amount of activity around the outer edges! Thank you for great service and a great product!
            Jim, Alamogordo, NM

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Celestron Alt-Azi

            By Daniel

            from OLYMPIA,WA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astronomy

              Comments about Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes:

              Purchased for a Coronado PST. Pretty happy with the tripod, it is steady, easy to adjust and the tracking knobs work as I had hoped. It is light enough to run it in and out of the house for viewing the sun. Happy with the product, especially for the price.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Solid Quality Product

              By Bigdog

              from British Columbia, Canada

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Quick setup
              • Strong Construction
              • Widely Compatible Adapter

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Celestron Alt-Azimuth Heavy Duty Tripod for Binoculars and Spotting Scopes:

                  It's great for the large construction site. My laser distance measuring equipment mounts perfectly. The gear adjustments makes pinpointing that dot on the target a breeze. No more shakey hands when taking measure in excess of 200m.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Delivery was on time and reasonable for being an international order.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  Customer Q & A

                  Q1: Will this tripod work for a telescope?

                  A: That tripod will not work with a standard telescope.  It is meant for binoculars, or a spotting scope with a standard 1/4" thread.

                  Q2: What is the maximum weight capacity for this tripod?

                  A: The maximum weight bearing load the Celestron Heavy Duty Alt-Azimuth Telescope Tripod can support is 9lbs.

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