Product Description

560-2 Adjustable Cup Mount (Candlestick)

For spherical mounts

The close tolerance fit of our model 560-2steel cup mount “candlestick” in its cast iron base means accuracy and ease of setting up. Use this heavy-duty, long-wearing cup mount for any adjustable alignment telescope mounting or as a spherical target holder. The threaded portion which accepts the cup mount is bored so that the cup mount moves perpendicular to the plane of the mounting pads. There are three mounting pads on the base which are machined flat. The 560-2 may be bolted to a surface or may be adapted to the 3½”-8 thread on one of our stands using the 5144 cup mount adapter.

May Be Used With

521-B Spherical mount
565 Spring clamp
5144 Cup Mount Adapter
5170 Alignment Telescope Base


Meets A.I.A. specifications
Cast iron base; steel cup mount and locknut; flash-plated nickel finish
Approx. weight:
Cup mount, 4 lbs (1.8 kg)
Shipping, 5 lbs (2.3 kg)


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