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MiniTower Pro with Versa 108 
# 8100-6102

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The MiniTower Pro with Versa 108mm

You’ve seen the MiniTower™… Now you’ve got to go Pro.

Bigger!   No doubt you’ve heard about the MiniTower™. Well, the MiniTower Pro™ has all the same, great technologies and features – just beefed up! So, you can still mount two scopes on -- but now with more pay load. You can still track objects-- only now the encoder resolution is six times finer. We’ve also added a two-inch stainless-steel tripod that is much taller for easier viewing with large scopes. So, go ahead and step up to the Pro! 
Extremely Portable   With all the standard components (excluding the tripod) packaged in an alloy metal case, the MiniTower ProTM can easily be carried around in a car trunk or as an airline luggage. The whole system takes only 10 minutes to assemble. This unlimited portability, combined with the internal GPS, gives amateur astronomers extreme flexibility in selecting an observing location.  
Accurate GOTO and Tracking   Equipped with the most advanced SmartStar®GOTO technology, MiniTower ProTM is one of the most powerful and accurate GOTO mounts. The standard 8401 hand controller offers the superb navigation experience with an 8 line LCD back-lit display, a 130,000 object database and a USB port for firmware upgrade and computer control. With a typical GOTO accuracy of 1 arc minute and the SmartStar® precision auto-tracking, the MiniTower ProTM will consistently bring the celestial object of your choice to the center of the eye-piece and keep tracking for hours. 
Additional Unique Features    Powered with other features such as automatic over-current protection, automatic clutch protection for both axes, easy 3-point level adjustment, dual scope setup with two dovetails and much more, the MiniTower ProTM is one of the most user-friendly GOTO mounts available today.


The VersaTM 108mm

Enhanced by the world's most advanced optical design and cutting-edge optical processing, this double air-spaced 108mm Apochromatic doublet refractor offers a versatile platform that delivers exceptional performance for both visual observing and astrophotography.  With outstanding color correction and crisp imaging you'll be able to view beautiful images through your eyepiece, CCD camera, or DSLR camera.

Versa 108 Specifications




Focal Length




Lens Type

2 elements Air-spaced
ED S-FPL51+S-NBM51 glass


2 ", 360° Rotatable 1:11 Crayford dual speed focuser

Tube Length

535 mm (Fully Retractable)

Tube Weight

10 lbs.

Accessories Included

114 Tube ring + 1.25" Adapter brass compressing ring


High quality aluminum case

Case Dimensions

30” x 8.9” x 9”

Gross Weight

23.1 lbs

Included Accessories :


MiniTower Pro with Versa 108 
# 8100-6102

    MiniTower Pro

    • Payload: 33 lbs. and 10 lbs.
    • Dual Scope setup with two dovetails
    • 2 inch heavy-duty stainless steel tripod legs
    • Tripod height with mount: 66 inches
    • Built-in 32-channel GPS
    • 8401 Controller  w/ USB port & 130,000 objects in Database
    • High accuracy encoder
    • Typical GOTO accuracy: 1 Arc Minute
    • Resolution: 0.1 Arc Second
    • High precision bearings
    • Metal worm/gears
    • Automatic over-current protection
    • Automatic clutch protection for both axes
    • High accuracy level indicator
    • 3-Point easy level adjustment
    • Manual push-to for both axes
    • Comes standard with: counterweight, AC adaptor, 
         12V DC car plug adaptor, USB cable, & hard case

    Versa 108mm Features

    • Double air-spaced Extra-low Dispersion(ED) objective lens
    • Precision CNC machined all-metal construction
    • Focal length: 648mm, f6    
    • 11:1 dual-speed Crayford-style focuser with 360 degree rotation
    • Graduated scale mark
    • Retractable dewshield
    • High quality power painted finish
    • Also includes separate hard case for added protection.

MiniTower Pro with Versa 108 
# 8100-6102

MiniTower Pro with Versa 108 
# 8100-6102

MiniTower Pro with Versa 108 
# 8100-6102
  2 inch Field Flattener
  48 inch Pier for MiniTower