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Astro-Physics Control Box Adapter for Piers and Tripods

This control box adapter been shipped with all Mach2GTO mounts after April 15, 2007. It was not provided with the first production run of this mount, however can be purchased as an upgrade. Note that if you purchase the GTOCP4, you will need this adapter. 

400GTO, 600EGTO: 
This adapter can be used in place of the fabric pouch originally provided with your GTOCP3 or GTOCP2. If you upgrade to the GT0CP4, this is the preferred method for securing the control box. It will not fit into the original fabric pouch.

The Control Box Adapter features thumb screws on one end and a dovetail on the other to fit the dovetail grooves on your control box. The adapter can be mounted from four different attachment points including the top one which angles the control box out a bit to clear legs or struts. The adapter also can be mounted with either end up or down if a particular orientation works better for your situation. A full assortment of fasteners is provided for the various mounting applications.

This Pier/Tripod Control Box Adapter (CBAPT) can be used with the GTOCP4, GTOCP3 and GTOCP2 control boxes when they are mounted on the side of a pier or tripod. 

It might be possible to use it with OEM mounts that use our GTO Servo Drive System depending on the pier configuration.

Mounts used with this adapter: Mach2GTO, 400GTO, 600EGTO, 900GTO and 1200GTO.


NOTE:  If you use the Control Box Adapter for Piers and Tripods (CBAPT) for your GTOCP4 or GTOCP3 Control Box, you will also need the Control Box Extension Adapter (Q6280KIT). This extension will allow the CBAPT to clear the locking levers on the legs.

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