The Orion 8 inch Dovetail Mounting Plate provides a platform for coupling telescope optical tubes to any mount with a Vixen Style Saddle plate . This “narrow-style” dovetail plate also works well with Orion VersaGo and SkyView AZ altazimuth, Skywatcher EQ3, EQ5, HEQ5 Pro, NEQ6, AZEQ5, AZEQ6 mounts. The dovetail plate fits into the dovetail saddle on the mount head for easy attachment.
Ideal for amateur astronomers who have more than one telescope to use with a single mount, the Orion 8 inch Dovetail Mounting Plate is easy to use. Simply attach one to each of your telescopes, or telescope tube rings, and you’ll be able to swap between your telescope optical tubes quickly and easily. Once you’ve attached your telescope or telescope tube rings to the Dovetail Mounting Plate, you can change telescopes on the mount without using tools!
This dovetail plates is made of extruded, anodized aluminum.