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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Pro Pack Portable Tracking Mount

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer is user-friendly and provides various combinations to satisfy all your needs for astrophotography and time-lapse photography. It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control. Moreover, it contains pre-programmed parameters assisting you to create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR.

The included ball head adapter is threaded to accept ball heads from a variety of manufacturers including Manfrotto, Gitzo, iOptron, etc.

The Star Adventurer astro bundle includes:

  • Star Adventurer mount
  • Ball head adapter
  • Small scope Dec L bracket adapter (mounting assembly)
  • Counterweight
  • Illuminated polar scope
  • EQ wedge

Not included: Camera, telescope, ball head, shutter release cable and tripod.

 Model/SKU#

 Compatible With

Canon (N-3)
SKU: S20310

Any model compatible with N3-type remote control terminal.
Canon EOS 7D/6D/5D series, 1D series, 1V, 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D,

Nikon (N1)
SKU: S20311

Any model compatible with 10-pin (MC-20, MC-22, MC-30, MC-36) remote terminal .
Nikon D1/D2/D3/D4 series, D200/D300/D700/D800 series.

Nikon (N2)
SKU: S20312

Any model compatible with MC-DC1 remote terminal
For Nikon  D80, D70S,

Nikon (N3)
SKU: S20313

Any model compatible with MC-DC2 remote terminal
NIKON D90, D600, D750, D3000/D5000 series, D7000

Features

  • Multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography
  • Tracking rate selectable between Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
  • Built in polar scope with illuminator
  • DSLR interface for automatic shutter control
  • Built-in auto-guiding interface
  • Low power consumption
  • External Mini USB power support
  • Compatible with 3/8" and 1/4" camera tripod thread
  • Lifetime free firmware upgrade

Specifications

  • Mount Type: ultra compact equatorial tracking platform
  • Motor Drive: DC Servo
  • Tracking Modes:
    • Astronomical:
      • Sidereal
      • 0.5x sidereal
      • Solar
      • Lunar
      • North and South hemisphere
    • Time-lapse:
      • 12hr
      • 4hr
      • 2hr
      • Reverse
  • Autoguider interface: Yes, ST4 compatible
  • Wheel gear: 86mm diameter, 144 teeth aluminum alloy
  • Worm gear: 13mm diameter, high tension brass
  • Polar finder: Yes, illuminated, ~7° true field of view, North and South hemisphere
  • Tripod connection: 3/8" 16tpi, or 1/4" 20tpi w/ included adapter
  • Firmware upgradable: Yes
  • USB Port: USB mini B
  • Power Supply: Accepts 4 x AA batteries, mini USB 5v
  • Power Requirements: 3.6v~6.5v DC, External power supply DC 4.75v~5.25v, ~300mA;
  • Battery run-time: up to 72 hours continuous tracking @ 20°C
  • Operating temperature: 0° ~ 40°C
  • Payload Capacity: 5kg (11lb)
  • Dimensions: 17.4cm x 11.3cm x 9.6cm
  • Weight: 1kg (2.2lbs)

This item is also available in various bundles.


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