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Universal Wide Dovetail Plate 300mm

Universal Wide Dovetail Plate 300mm

Regular price $80.00 USD
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Elevate Your Astronomical Observations with the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate - 300mm Length, Perfect for Equatorial Tripods and Monocular Astronomy Telescopes!

Are you a dedicated stargazer looking to enhance your telescope setup for precision observations? Look no further! Our Universal Wide Dovetail Plate, with a generous 300mm length, is meticulously crafted to provide stability and versatility for your equatorial tripod and monocular astronomy telescope.

Key Features:

  • Optimal Size: Measuring 300mm in length, 100mm in width, and 10mm in thickness, this dovetail plate offers ample space for securely mounting your telescope and accessories. It provides a solid foundation for your astronomical pursuits.
  • Secure Screw Holes: Equipped with 6.5mm screw holes on both sides, this dovetail plate ensures easy and secure attachment of your equipment. You can trust it to hold your gear firmly in place.
  • Lightweight yet Robust: Weighing just 367g, this dovetail plate strikes the perfect balance between sturdiness and portability. Crafted from durable aluminum alloy, it's built to withstand the demands of outdoor stargazing.
  • Durable Construction: Made from high-quality aluminum alloy, this dovetail plate is designed to last. Its anodized finish enhances durability and provides a sleek, professional look.

Product Specifications:

  • Size: 300mm100mm10mm
  • Diameter of Screw Holes: 6.5mm
  • Weight: 367g
  • Material: High-quality Aluminum Alloy


The Universal Wide Dovetail Plate is ideal for a variety of applications, making it a versatile addition to your astronomical toolkit:

  • Astrophotography: Securely mount your telescope and accessories, ensuring stable and precise imaging of celestial objects. Capture stunning images of distant galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters with ease.
  • Stargazing: Enhance your visual observation experience by ensuring your telescope remains securely in place, reducing vibrations and improving clarity.
  • Telescope Alignment: Achieve perfect alignment of your telescope for more accurate tracking and observation of celestial bodies.
  • Accessory Mounting: Use the dovetail plate to attach various accessories such as cameras, guide scopes, and finderscopes, expanding the functionality of your telescope setup.


  1. Enhanced Stability: The robust construction and secure attachment capabilities ensure a stable platform for your telescope and accessories, improving observation and imaging quality.
  2. Versatile Compatibility: Designed to fit a wide range of telescopes and accessories, offering flexibility and ease of integration into your existing setup.
  3. Durable and Reliable: Made from high-quality materials, the dovetail plate is built to withstand regular use and harsh outdoor conditions.
  4. Improved Observation Experience: By providing a secure and stable connection, the dovetail plate enhances your overall observation experience, allowing for clearer and more detailed views of celestial objects.
  5. Customizable Setup: The multiple screw hole options and precise design allow you to customize your telescope setup for optimal performance and convenience.

What is the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate Used For?

The Universal Wide Dovetail Plate is used to securely mount telescopes and various accessories onto compatible setups. It enhances the stability and precision of your setup, making it essential for both visual observation and astrophotography. This plate is a critical component for anyone looking to improve the performance and accuracy of their telescope system.


Setting Up the Dovetail Plate

  1. Align the Plate: Position the dovetail plate on the optical tube of your telescope, ensuring it is aligned correctly.
  2. Secure the Screws: Use the provided screws to securely fasten the dovetail plate in place. Tighten the screws evenly to ensure a stable and secure attachment.
  3. Mount Your Telescope or Accessories: Once the dovetail plate is securely attached, mount your telescope or accessories. Ensure they are firmly in place to avoid any movement during observations or imaging sessions.

Observation Tips

  1. Check Stability: Regularly check the stability of your setup to ensure all components remain secure during use.
  2. Balance Your Setup: Properly balance your telescope and accessories to prevent strain on the mount and improve tracking accuracy.
  3. Regular Maintenance: Periodically inspect the dovetail plate and mounting hardware for any signs of wear or loosening and address them promptly to maintain optimal performance.

Tips for Using the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate

  1. Proper Alignment: Ensure the dovetail plate is aligned correctly to avoid any imbalances during use.
  2. Secure Fastening: Double-check that all screws and mounting hardware are securely tightened to maintain stability.
  3. Regular Inspections: Regularly inspect the components for any signs of wear or loosening and address them promptly.
  4. Optimize Imaging Location: Choose imaging locations with minimal light pollution to maximize observation quality.
  5. Use a Remote Shutter: For capturing images, use a remote shutter or timer function on your camera to avoid shaking the device during the shot.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1: Can I use the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate with any telescope?

A1: The dovetail plate is designed to be compatible with a wide range of telescopes and accessories. It is recommended to check the specific dimensions and compatibility of your telescope before purchasing.

Q2: How difficult is it to install the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate?

A2: The installation process is straightforward and can be completed with basic tools. The kit includes all necessary components and instructions for a hassle-free setup.

Q3: Can I attach multiple accessories to the dovetail plate?

A3: Yes, the dovetail plate provides ample space for attaching multiple accessories, depending on their size and configuration.

Q4: Is the dovetail plate durable enough for outdoor use?

A4: Yes, the dovetail plate is crafted from high-quality aluminum alloy, making it durable and reliable even in harsh outdoor conditions.

Q5: How does the dovetail plate improve astrophotography?

A5: The dovetail plate provides a stable and secure platform, reducing vibrations and allowing for precise alignment, which are crucial for capturing sharp and detailed astrophotographs.

Why Should You Choose the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate?

  1. Superior Stability: Achieve enhanced stability for your telescope and accessories, ensuring clearer and more accurate images.
  2. Versatile Customization: The dovetail plate offers flexibility for attaching various accessories, allowing you to customize your setup.
  3. Easy Installation: The kit is easy to install, providing a quick upgrade to your astronomy setup without requiring extensive modifications.
  4. Durable Construction: Made with high-quality materials, the dovetail plate is designed to provide long-term reliability and consistent performance.
  5. Elegant Design: The sleek finish not only adds a touch of sophistication to your telescope setup but also ensures durability and resistance to wear.


  • Material: High-strength aluminum alloy
  • Finish: Anodized aluminum process
  • Compatibility: Telescopes and accessories
  • Length: 300mm
  • Width: 100mm
  • Thickness: 10mm
  • Screw Hole Diameter: 6.5mm
  • Weight: 367g

Package Content

When you purchase the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate, you will receive:

  1. One Universal Wide Dovetail Plate: Provides a secure and versatile platform for attaching telescopes and accessories.
  2. Screws and Mounting Hardware: Ensures secure attachment of the dovetail plate to your optical tube.
  3. Instruction Manual: Detailed instructions on how to install and use the dovetail plate.

Order Now

Upgrade your astronomical setup with the Universal Wide Dovetail Plate today. Enjoy enhanced stability, versatile mounting options, and an improved observing experience. Whether you are a seasoned astronomer or a dedicated stargazer, this dovetail plate is an essential addition to your telescope setup. Order now and take your celestial observations to the next level.

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