Hot Product 2009: iOptron Mini Tower

iOptron

6-X Gill Street, Woburn, MA 01801

781-569-0200; ioptron.com

iOptron
iOptron has responded to consumer requests for a heavy-duty version of its groundbreaking Cube alt-azimuth mount (a Hot Product pick for 2008). The Mini-Tower ($799) wraps a 25-pound capacity and very accurate Go To performance into a compact mount that’s exceptionally easy to set up and use. It’s sold as a package noteworthy for its completeness, since it includes a tripod, multiple power options, adapters for mounting scopes on both sides of the altitude axis, counterweight, and hard-sided carrying case.

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