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Vixen Optics DD3 Dual Axis Controller

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Vixen Optics DD3 Dual Axis Controller

This dual-axis controller/drive corrector is for use with two optional Vixen MT-1 motor drives. These are compatible with the current Vixen Great Polaris, Great Polaris D2, and Great Polaris Economy German Equatorial Mounts and on telescopes using these mounts. It is also compatible with the optional MT-1 on older Super Polaris and Super Polaris DX mounts and scopes.When controlled by the DD-1, the accuracy of the MT-1 motor drive is within +/0.005% of the sidereal rate. Powered by 8 user supplied ''D'' batteries, this will run for approximately 20 hours. An optional AC adapter is available as is an optional Manual Operation Clutch, recommended if manual turning on one or both axis is to be retained.


  • Includes DD-3 controller, two MT-1WT motors and a battery box
  • Batteries: 8 ''D'' batteries (not included)
  • Dual axis controller
  • Provides 32x sidereal for general movement and 2x sidereal north, south, west and shutoff east for astrophotographic guiding
  • Drive speed: Sidereal rate, 1.5x, 2x, and 32x, pause and reverse motions
  • Operation temperature: 14° to 122°
  • Applicable mounts: GP2, GPD2, GP, GP-DX, GP-E
  • Electricity consumption: 0.8 ampere (max)
  • Voltage: DC 7.5 to 12 volts
  • Continuous operation duration: About 20 hours with alkaline batteries


  • Overall Product Weight: 2lbs

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  • Overall Product Weight: 2lbs


Telescope Type: DecorativeAccessory Type: Mount ring
Color: BlackPrimary Material: Stainless steel
User Level: Kids; Beginner; Enthusiast; ProfessionalGPS Technology: No
GoTo Technology: NoFinder Scope Included: No
Tripod/Base Included: NoAccessory Tray Included: No
Portable: YesBattery Required: No


Assembly Required: NoAdditional Parts Required: No


Product Warranty: 5 Years 

About the Manufacturer

The Vixen Co., Ltd has manufactured the most respected line of Telescopes and Mounts in Japan since 1949, where it is the #1 selling brand. Vixen produces a varied selection of telescopes, mounts, binoculars and spotting scopes. Each product is fully inspected to meet Vixen's high standard of quality.

Vixen has created unique, high quality optical products and was the first to introduce a Go-To Mount for astronomical telescopes.

Vixen Optics DD3 Dual Axis Controller

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