Baader OTP 60W Outdoor Telescope Power Switching Power Supply

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Baader OTP 60W Outdoor Telescope Power Switching Power Supply

# 2457630

€ 68.00 Price excl. German VAT tax (19%): € 57.14

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  • for larger Celestron-Mounts
  • Made for outdoor application, water resistant sealed housing. Usable in temperatures from -25°C up to 40°C
  • input voltage 100-240V, Output 12.8V / 5A 60W
  • Protective-disconnect ellbowed plug German design and quality with EU-wall plug

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Does it fit to the Vixen Sphinx SXW mount? The mount needs a power supply 12V DC, 3A
The power supply must provide plug with following specs:
Tip positive
Plug Dimensions:
outer diameter 5.5 mm,
inner diameter 2.1mm)
Plug Type: "M-plug"
Question by: Konstantinos C. on Oct 10, 2016 11:34:00 AM | 2 Answer(s)

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I have a Skywatcher AZ-EQ6, that requires a 11~16V 4A power supply, with a GX12-2 DC Jack (that is very difficult to find!)
Would this Baader power supply work if I were to purchase an adapter cable like this one?
Question by: Jessica on Oct 18, 2021 3:23:00 PM | 1 Answer(s)

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Bonjour, à combien s'élève l'ampérage d'entrée, il n'est pas indiqué. J'ai besoin d'au moins 1.5A en entrée.
merci d'avance de votre réponse
Question by: Alexip on Oct 29, 2023 4:23:00 PM | 1 Answer(s)

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Does it fit to the Celestron Evolution? The Evo mount needs a power supply 12V/2A
Question by: Rose on Aug 27, 2018 11:36:00 PM | 1 Answer(s)

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Baader OTP Outdoor Telescope Power 60W

The perfect power supply for larger telescopes

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The elbowed hollow plug protects your telescope if someone trips over the cable: The plug protective-disconnects before the electronics of the telescope get damaged

This power supply for outdoor use has been specially designed to meet the needs of amateur astronomers at northern latitudes. This 12.8 V/5 A fixed voltage power supply with reverse polarity protected protective-disconnect elbowed plug fits for example to all larger Celestron mounts and offers great advantages at a slightly higher price compared to normal indoor plug-in power supplies.

Conventional nominal 12V power supplies are made for use in your "living room”. When used outside in the cold, their voltage will drop with temperature. At -10°C (18F), the voltage output may have gone down to only 10.5 V, and the motors of many telescope mounts will behave erratically at such a low voltage. The motor driver electronics will try to compensate for the low voltage by drawing more current (amps) until both power supply and mount electronics will fail to work properly or suffer damage. Many users blame the mount and its internal electronics when an inadequate power supply may be the culprit.

The Baader Planetarium 60W Outdoor Power Supply is designed for outdoor use, just like the proven, smaller, Baader OTP II 19W: Outdoor Telescope Power Switch with elbowed plug (#2457615 , € 28,-) .

Both, the elbowed disconnect plug as well as the straight pull linkage perfectly protect the power input and electronic board of the telescope against damage when tripping onto the cable. Also this protects the cable itself from breakage.

Altogether the distance between telescope and power socket may reach 4 meters. This is longer than usual and assures that the power supply will not become a tripping hazard or dangle in the air. Even for larger telescopes, the power supply can be placed on the ground or onto the accessory tray of a tripod or pillar. The housing is sealed against moisture, but it is not waterproof. So, of course the plugs must not contact wet ground.

The Baader Planetarium 60W Outdoor Power Supply continuously supplies up to 5 Amperes at a minimum of 12.8 Volts, so it is perfect for modern, powerful mounts like the Celestron Advanced VX, CGEM (DX), CGE Pro and CPC HD Deluxe. Of course, it can be used with any mount having a Celestron-Standard receptor (2.1mm x 5.5mm), requiring up to 5 Ampere.

  • Elbowed protective-disconnect plug: 2.1mm x 5.5mm x 12mm
  • Weight: 0,340 kg
  • Measurement: 10,7 cm x 4,8 cm x 3,1 cm
  • Output: 12.8 Volt / 5 Ampere (60 Watt)
  • Input: 100-240V, 50-60 Hz.
  • Protection Rating IP 22
  • Compact housing
  • 2,05 meter cable (consisting of 1,55 m connection cable, 0,5 m coupling cable, separable quick disconnect elbowed plug) fits most common telescopes. No more “cable spaghetti ” with banana plugs and automobile 12V-lighter sockets!
  • Protective Quick-Disconnect (elbowed) Plug protects the electronic boards of the telescope from damage at the power socket and the power supply from broken cables. Also acts as voltage protection against accidentally reversing +/- polarity .
  • The 2.05 m connection to the telescope is long enough to protect the power supply from dangling loose and offers two disconnection points for the utmost in security. On the input-side, the power supply has 1.8 m cable length.
  • The enclosed housing protects against moisture and is designed for outdoor-use – but it is not waterproof.
  • Ample voltage is provided even at low temperatures.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Baader Planetarium
SKU (#) 2457630
EAN Code 4047825030160
Net weight (kg) 0.34
Type Charger
Adaptable to large Celestron and other mounts
Power Input (V) 100 – 240V (50-60 Hz)
Power Output (V) 12.8V
Power Output (A) 5 A
Power Output (W) 60 W
Cable length 1,55 m Kabel Netzteil/Montierung, 0,5 m Kupplungskabel, 1,8 m Kabel Netzteil/Steckdose

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Burkhard Kowatsch 353/12/2022 20/12/202203:57
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Outdoor Telescope Power Netzteil 60W
Das Netzteil liefert ausreichend Strom für meine Alt6-Montierung und die CMOS-Kamera. Äußerlich scheint alles wertig verarbeitet zu sein.
  • Robuster Aufbau, outdoor geeignet
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Aldebaran70 62/03/2022 04/03/202219:05
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Hervorragendes Netzteil
Das Netzteil sorgt für eine zuverlässige Stromversorgung meiner Montierung auch bei niedrigen Temperaturen um den Gefrierpunkt. Selbst bei schnellen Bewegungen im Goto-Betrieb gibt es keine Aussetzer o. ä., im normalen Nachführbetrieb läuft die Montierung mit dem Netzteil rund und präzise.

Ein kleiner Hinweis: Eine rote anstatt einer grünen Betriebsleuchte wäre besser, da die grüne Leuchte die Dunkeladaption der Augen stören kann, wenn man sie nicht abdeckt.
  • Liefert stabile Stromversorgung auch bei niedrigen Temperaturen
  • Mögliche Störung der Dunkeladaption der Augen durch die grüne LED
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