Hutech Astronomical Products
Equipment for the Serious Amateur Astronomer

Borg SWII Ultra-light System

Ultra-light Portability To Go!
  • Great for camping trips!
  • Excellent for wildlife viewing!
  • Perfect for visual use on astronomical "expedition" trips - lunar eclipses, occultations, solar eclipses*, Mercury and Venus transits*, comets, and widefield deepsky observing.

    * Front aperture solar filter required.

  • At home, leave it set up and ready to go for a quick look.

  • Total system weight:
    • 76 Achromat (0080) or 76ED (0581) - 4.4 kg (9.7 lbs)
    • 100 Achromat (0014) - 5.2 kg (11.4 lbs)
    • 100 ED (0513) - 5.3 kg (11.7 lbs)

  • Economy starter systems -- 76mm Achromat or 100mm Achromat systems.
  • APO systems for advanced users -- 50mm ED, 76mm ED, or 100mm ED systems.
  • Use it with the standard lightweight turret and eyepieces or add your own diagonal and eyepieces to the 2" capable OTA.
  • Use it with the included ultralight tripod or any standard camera tripod.
  • User-detachable objectives make airline travel easy and upgrading a snap.
  • Dozens of accessories available.

Borg 100ED SWII


Ready to go! The SWII tripod and OTA fit neatly into one bag -- perfect for carry-on luggage or a car trip. As an extra precaution, the objective section may be detached and packed separately.

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