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SkyTracker Package- Black



 
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Price: $508.00
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Product Code: 3400B
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We are excited to introduce the new iOptron SkyTrackerTM camera mount for astrophotography. New features include increase payload of 7.7 lbs and an adjustable AZ base. This complete package comes with the SkyTracker mount, polar scope, 1.25-inch tripod, ball head, plus, a shoulder strap-carry bag -- so you're ready to go! This portable mount makes it easy to take long exposures of the night sky without streaking or star trailing.

The SkyTrackerTM mount is simple to set up. Just attach the unit to a camera tripod. Then slide and lock your digital camera into the saddle. Align SkyTracker TM mount to the Pole Star using the included dark field illuminated polar scope. Then turn on the motor and it keeps your camera tracking at the same speed the earth rotates! The unique DC servo motor keeps your camera in motion to avoid star trails and allows you to take long exposures for beautiful images of the night sky. SkyTracker TM mount runs on 4 AA batteries for portability at any Location.

Read this SkyTracker Test Report by Dennis Di Cicco of Sky & Telescope magazine: iOptron's SkyTracker, The newest tracking platform for camera-only astrophotography is among the best ever.
Features
  • Accepts cameras weighing up to 7.7 lbs (3.5 kg)
  • Auto-tracking for smooth camera motion perfect for long-term exposures
  • Cast aluminum body with plastic spray finish
  • Built in latitude and azimuth adjusters for easy polar alignment
  • Built in compass
  • Reversible mounting post for both 3/8” and 1/4” threaded ball head mounting
  • Includes iOptron AccuAlignTM dark-field illuminated polar scope
  • Operation in both Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere (N/S switch)
  • 1X celestial tracking for imaging the sky and stars; 1/2X tracking speed for imaging both the starry night and the landscapes at the same time
  • Up to 24 hours of operation on 4 AA batteries
  • Padded carry bag included
  • 1.25-inch Stainless Steel tripod
  • Shoulder-strap carry bag

PACKAGE CONTENTS
  • SkyTrackerTM camera mount
  • Padded carry bag
  • AccuAlignTM dark field illuminated polar scope
  • Brass 3/8” and 1/4” threaded ball head mounting post
  • Ball head
  • 1.25-inch Stainless Steel tripod
  • Shoulder-strap carry bag
  • One Year Limited Warranty

Accessories
SkyTracker Counterweight Package
Price: $75.00

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AC Adaptor, 1.5A
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