The MAX Guider
is an alitude/azimuth aiming device for your guidescope or
finderscope. ADM Accessories has listened to all of your
recommendations and has designed one of the most advanced
pointing devices to ever hit the astronomy community. Like all
ADM Accessories, price and superior craftmanship were paramount.
The MAX guider comes in both a male and a femal configuration.
The Female version has a base that attaches directly to a Male
dovetail on the top of your OTA. The Male version is
designed to be used with a SBS saddle or can be bolted directly
to the SBS connecting bar.
Female base Max Guider.
The base of the MAX-F Guider is a large dovetail plate adapter and
attaches directly to any “D Series” dovetail. on the
top of your OTA. The top of the MAX
guider is a DUAL saddle. The unique DUAL saddle accepts either
“D Series” or “V Series” dovetails. The two adjustments make
finding and centering guidestars trouble free. The pointing
position of both altitude and azimuth adjustments can be locked
for worry free, flexure free, long exposure astrophotography.This is also
the perfect solution for large camera lenses where a 2D camera
mount or ball head just wont cut it.
MAX-M - Male
base Max Guider. The base of the MAX -M Guider is a 7" DUP
with extra 1/4x20 tapped holes along the centerline. The
male DUP allows the MAX to be used with any "D" Series saddle
like a SBS adapter. The DUP at the base of the MAX also
has tapped holes along the centerlne. These tapped holes
allow you to bolt the MAX directly to an ADM Accessorie SBS
This is the MAX-M and a SBS
adapter in one. One side of the DSBS-MAX is equipped with
a "D" Series saddle and the other side is equipped with the MAX
This is the MAX-HD which was
designed specifically for larger refracors. The MAX-HD is
12" long and features a DUAL locking saddle on the top (accepts
both Losmandy "D" Series and Vixen "V" Series dovetails) and a
Losmandy style saddle on the bottom. The HD has a greater
capacity due to the extra number of springs located in the
altitude adjustment mechanism. Designed to hold 25lb OTA's.