In order to bring computerized pointing to your Celestron Celestar 8*, you will need to fit a pair of devices known as optical encoders to each axis of your mount. Part number pn-c8p-bspec is a specially priced bundled solution that provides an Argo Navis™ Digital Telescope Computer, the optical encoders and all the necessary mounting hardware specific to your Celestron Celestar 8* Fork along with the encoder cable that is used to connect between each of the optical encoders and the Argo Navis™ Digital Telescope Computer itself.
The encoder kit is easy to install and comes with simple installation instructions including diagrams.
Click here for a scanned image of the installation diagram.
Please note that most mount kits are built on demand once we receive your order. Sometimes we have kits in stock, otherwise a typical lead-time is 1 to 6 weeks from order. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a lead-time estimate on this kit.
Current pricing for this bundled product can be found by using the Bundled Special System including Argo Navis encoders, encoder mount hardware & encoder cable pull-down menu on our purchasing page.
* Additional important information required from you about your mount
Verify that fork is non-tapered.
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