Fornax LighTrack II mount tested

Light weight, ease of use, and high accuracy make this mount a terrific choice.
By | Published: February 1, 2018 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Are you looking for a lightweight portable tracking mount for your DSLR or small telescope? Then the Fornax LighTrack II may be the mount for you.

I had the opportunity to test the capabilities of the LighTrack II for a month in my backyard under a dark sky with a DSLR, various lenses, and a 2.6-inch scope.

Fornax Mounts is a reputable Hungarian company that has been designing astronomical equipment for the past 20 years. It specializes in mounts and offers several equatorial models from lightweight to heavy duty — capable of holding payloads from 88 to 285 pounds (40 to 130 kilograms).

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