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HEQ5 Pro to DSLR camera bracket/mount

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Hi guys, I need a way of attaching my Nikon D750 DSLR with lens, straight to the top of my Skywatcher HEQ5 pro mount as I would like to give that a go as my setup for astrophotography while I'm learning. Any ideas what I need to look for, links would be awesome!

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Sorry guys, for some reason I was struggling yesterday to find what I need but I've got there, just a simple piece of dovetail plate! You can delete this post unless I can see how to! :)

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There’s an old thread about doing it here

 

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Posted (edited)

Think this will sort you

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/dovetails-saddles-clamps/astro-essentials-vixen-type-photo-dovetail-bar.html

 

I would add an arca swiss style clamp to it and an arca swiss plate to the camera to make life easier. I have a quiet a variety of tripod heads spanning many years and makes, using £10 arca swiss style plates and clamps  you don't have to jump between adapters.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Aluminium-Acratech-Wimberley-Manfrotto-Arca-Style/dp/B00OCG0B7K/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_421_bs_lp_tr_­t­_­1­?­_­e­n­c­o­d­i­n­g­=­U­T­F­8­&­a­m­p­&­p­s­c­=­1­&­a­m­p­&­r­e­f­R­I­D­=­DSXW5A9XXTXBQFSKB2XB

You could add a ballhead as well to make pointing easier,

Edited by JonC

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23 minutes ago, Scooot said:

There’s an old thread about doing it here

 

Yeah I found that just after I posted, typical! Cheers.

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On 06/01/2019 at 09:15, JonC said:

Think this will sort you

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/dovetails-saddles-clamps/astro-essentials-vixen-type-photo-dovetail-bar.html

 

I would add an arca swiss style clamp to it and an arca swiss plate to the camera to make life easier. I have a quiet a variety of tripod heads spanning many years and makes, using £10 arca swiss style plates and clamps  you don't have to jump between adapters.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Aluminium-Acratech-Wimberley-Manfrotto-Arca-Style/dp/B00OCG0B7K/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_421_bs_lp_tr_­t­_­1­?­_­e­n­c­o­d­i­n­g­=­U­T­F­8­&­a­m­p­&­p­s­c­=­1­&­a­m­p­&­r­e­f­R­I­D­=­DSXW5A9XXTXBQFSKB2XB

You could add a ballhead as well to make pointing easier,

Thanks mate

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