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iOptron adds greater stability to its premium telescope mounts with the new Tri-Pier ($598). This heavy-duty portable pier combines the stability of a permanent pier with the flexibility of a tripod. Manufactured from aluminum and stainless steel, the 5.7-inch-diameter pier has a total load capacity of 220 lbs., and supports iOptron’s iEQ, CEM, and MiniTower drive heads, as well as the company’s ZEQ25 mount (with optional pier extension). The pier’s three legs have an 85mm range of travel to allow users to quickly level their mount to ensure greater Go To pointing accuracy. The Tri-Pier
weighs 25.6 lbs. (11.6 kg), is adjustable to heights between 31.3 and 43 inches, and collapses to 12.8 by 25.6 inches when folded for travel.
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