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Celestron NexYZ 3 Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter

Celestron NexYZ 3 Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter

Celestron NexYZ connects your smartphone to your telescope, spotting scope, binoculars, monocular, and microscope so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece. This adapter works with a wide range of mobile phone models, including all the latest devices from Samsung, Google, and Apple. Modern phone cameras are exceptionally good and this adapter allows you to take full advantage of that easy to use technology.

Fully adjustable
Unlike other universal adapters, NexYZ features three directional knobs (X, Y, and Z axis) that perfectly align your phone’s camera with the eyepiece in seconds so you are ready to take the perfect image. NexYZ stands up to rigorous field use thanks to its robust, durable construction with a metal frame and polymer body.

Astronomy Now Magazine wrote
In a radical new approach, Celestron created a SmartPhone holder with a new dimension: the z-axis

Compatible with virtually and optic
NexYZ fits any eyepiece from 30 mm to 60 mm in diameter including telescopes with 1.25” and 2” eyepieces, spotting scopes, monoculars, and binoculars. NexYZ will also attach to microscopes with the addition of the included microscope adapter ring, which takes the usable diameter down to 25 mm, the size of a standard microscope eyepiece. A strong spring and a threaded twist lock provide a two-level strong and secure grip on the optical instrument’s eyepiece so you can image with confidence.

Works with virtually any phone
NexYZ also accommodates a huge range of smartphones. The phone platform is fully adjustable and can fit any device—usually with the case still on. Even larger “phablets” like the iPhone 8 Plus and latest Samsung Galaxy devices work perfectly. The secure platform stands up to the weight of these heavier devices with ease.

If multiple people want to capture a shot through your optic, NexYZ’s simple spring-loaded clamps make it easy to remove one device and replace it with another in seconds. NexYZ is the ideal solution for star parties and group bird walks where everyone wants their own shot of the action.

Easy as X-Y-Z
What makes NexYZ different from other smartphone adapters? The three-axis adjustment. Most adapters rely on you placing your phone perfectly on the platform and only offer limited adjustment in two axes. But NexYZ gives you the power to place your phone on the platform, center it over the eyepiece with the X and Y knobs, and then move up or down over the eyepiece until you have the entire field of view in your shot.

And even though this adjustment is ultra-precise, it’s still quicker and easier than with other adapters. From start to finish, the process only takes about 30 seconds, including the time it takes to insert the phone into NexYZ, attach NexYZ to an eyepiece, start the camera app, and center the camera over the eyepiece using the knobs. If you switch phones, eyepieces, or optical instruments, you will need only slight adjustments to re-center the camera over the new eyepiece.

You can also switch your image from portrait to landscape simply by turning the padded eyepiece clamp and readjusting the X, Y, and Z axis to realign your phone with the eyepiece.

Please note: NexYZ fits telescopes, spotting scopes, binoculars, monoculars, and microscopes. NexYZ will work with most phone cases, but if you have an especially large phone case with built-in batteries or a folio style case, Celestron recommends removing it for optimal use.

Smartphone not included!

Customer Reviews

  Better Than Expected  Normally these things are a gimmick, but was pleasantly surprised, good very good quality pics of the moon  (09/08/2019) Gary - Waltham Abbey


  Excellent product easy to use!   I have found this v easy to set up. The limitations are more because of my equipment and my expectation of the size of the image. Fine adjustments are good but it is hard to align with a high powered eye piece.   (09/08/2019) Colin -


  Great bit of kit  super quick delivery item well packaged and easy to use. Fantastic for being able to use your mobile phone as a camera.   (26/07/2019) Brian - Kent


  Not another Smartphone gadget I hear you say!  Yes, a good adapter to attach to your telescope, for taking photographs, or even going "Live" on social media. Easy to setup but as it needs to be close to the eyepiece on a SCT, the bottom of the adapter actually touches the telescope focus knob. Just attach an extender tube to eyepiece and OK.   (11/05/2019) Karl - West Midlands


  Excellent addition to my telescope   Having searched online and looked at other versions I am glad I bought this. It does what it says on the box. Not difficult to use and good results with my phone. Have also tried it on my binoculars and same result. Well up to the job   (03/05/2019) Peter Southern - Corby, Northants


  Worth the extra few quid  After buying several cheaper versions that never really worked I eventually purchased this one. For the few extra quid it was well worth it. Its very strong, exceptionally easy to adjust, and locks in place well. Wish Id saved myself a few quid and bought this first   (29/03/2019) -


  Fantastic bit of kit  For using you smart phone to video or photograph the views through the eyepiece you couldnt ask for moor   (16/03/2019) Martin - Ellesmere Port


  Adapter next yz3  Very clumsy still trying to get to grips with the adapter. I say to be honest it's not upto the job fit the Celistron 20x80 binoculars   (17/08/2018) Less bestford -
Our Reply: These adapters are extremely good, all camera work with telescopes or binoculars is a bit fiddly at first but the NEXYZ makes it as easy as possible, please contact us if you need assistance.


  Initial test satisfactory  I previously purchased the Bresser Smartphone adapter prior to the release of the Celestron unit. My daylight use of the Celestron was perfect & showed the superiority of this adapter. My use in the dark, in poor seeing, on a CPC800 was more hit & miss on planet targets. Harison's delivery next day.   (10/08/2018) Pete - Saddleworth Moor


  Great  Used with my Galaxy S9 with no issues. Really nice bit of kit.   (28/07/2018) Paul Davies - Manchester


  At last an adapter that really works  This adaptor is so easy to attach securely and then adjust to exactly the right position.   (27/07/2018) Geoff C - Petersfield


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Celestron NexYZ 3 Axis Universal Smartphone Adapter

MPN: 81055





Price: 39.00


Celestron NexYZ connects your smartphone to your telescope, spotting scope, binoculars, monocular, and microscope so you can capture images and video through the eyepiece. This adapter works with a wide range of mobile phone models, including all the latest devices from Samsung, Google, and Apple. Modern phone cameras are exceptionally good and this adapter allows you to take full advantage of that easy to use technology.

Unlike other universal adapters, NexYZ features three directional knobs (X, Y, and Z axis) that perfectly align your phone’s camera with the eyepiece in seconds so you are ready to take the perfect image. NexYZ stands up to rigorous field use thanks to its robust, durable construction with a metal frame and polymer body.

Astronomy Now Magazine wrote
In a radical new approach, Celestron created a SmartPhone holder with a new dimension: the z-axis




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