Universal Mounting Plates for C8, and Meade 8" SCTs

These plates mount on top or bottom of SCTs and have mounting holes
for several configurations. Machined from 1/4" aluminum plate, powder
coated black. Uses existing mounting holes on the scope and includes
hardware to mount the bar to the scope.

Our Dovetail Bars attach to the Mounting Plates to mount SCTs on
CGx-EQx-Vixen-LXD55 type GEM heads. Plates are available with
dovetail bars for either 1.7" wide Vixen/Synta/Orion type saddles or 3"
wide Losmandy/Televue type saddles.

Does not fit some late model C8 versions! - - Celestron 8" OTA Warning!

Our universal rails can be screwed to the Mounting Plate for attaching
piggyback scopes, balance weights, etc. Accessory links below.

Three 1/4-20 tapped holes in the plate allow the scope to be mounted
on camera tripods or other systems using 1/4-20 hardware.

Unpainted plates are shown, but they are actually powder coated black.


#TDC8 Mounting plate with 3" wide dovetail for C8 on a CGEM, G11, CGE, etc:


(Click below for larger images of #MDC8... Thanks Frank!)



- - - - - - - - Does not fit some late model C8 versions! - - Celestron 8" OTA Warning!
$45.00 - #MPC8 - Universal Mounting Plate for C8 Family SCTs, with hardware (No Rail or Dovetail)
$79.00 - #MDC8 - Mounting Plate for C8 with 1.7" Wide Dovetail Bar for CGx, EQx, Vixen, LXD55, etc GEM mounts
$82.00 - #TDC8 - Mounting Plate for C8 with 3" Wide Dovetail Bar for CGEM, G11, CI-700, CGE, GM8 etc GEM mounts
$74.00 - #MRR8 - Mounting Plate for C8 with Universal Mounting Rail


$45.00 - #MPL8 - Universal Mounting Plate for Meade 8" SCTs, with hardware (No Rail or Dovetail)
$79.00 - #MDL8 - Mounting Plate for Meade 8" SCTs with 1.7" Dovetail Bar for CGx, EQx, Vixen, LXD55, etc GEM mounts
$82.00 - #TDL8 - Mounting Plate for Meade 8' SCTs with 3" Wide Dovetail Bar for CGEM, G11, CI-700, CGE, GM8 etc GEM mounts
$74.00 - #MRL8 - Mounting Plate for Meade 8" SCTs with Universal Mounting Rail


Prices include shipping in the USA!

Ordering Information




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