Hypertune Do-It-Yourself Kit for the LXD55

Starting Price: $175.00
Price as Configured: $175.00
Brand: Deep Space Products / SKU: DSP-HYPDIY-LXD55
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Price as Configured: $175.00
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The Do-It-Yourself HyperTune® Kit, allows you to service and upgrade your LXD55 mount yourself.

We have collected all of the parts and tools1necessary for you to perform a similar upgrade service as performed in the HyperTune® Standard service. Plan on the entire process taking at least 2 to 3 hours, so be prepared to work for a little while.

Plan on the entire process taking at least 2 to 3 hours, so be prepared to work for a little while.

While you watch the step by step video, we point out common repairs that have to be done, and adjustments that will help your mount reach its peak performance.

When you are finished, you will have a smooth working mount that will provide you with wonderful, less stressful, nights of enjoying the night-time skies.

In addition, you will have a complete set of tools left over for later use.

The included video is a complete guide for taking your mount apart, adjusting, and servicing all internal components, and putting it all back together.

The Standard kit includes the following:
  • Complete PTFE bearing set
  • Set of all mount hex wrench sizes
  • Screwdriver
  • Selected sandpapers
  • Polishing compound
  • 4-40 gear set screw replacements
  • Thread locker
  • Razor cutting knife
  • Cleaning brush
  • Internal lubricant
  • Electronic versions of detailed photo breakdown of mount and components
  • Step-by-step video on how to HyperTune® your mount
1Things you will need in addition to this list are:
  • Degreaser (we recommend a citrus-based degreaser)
  • Containers for holding parts
  • Cleaning gloves
  • Paper towels
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Vise or channel lock pliers with cushioned jaws
  • PC with Windows loaded
Please note that shipping for HyperTune® DIY products within the continental United States ("CONUS") is by USPS Priority Mail. International/Non-CONUS shipping is by USPS Priority Mail International.