Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head
The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head offers the same Go-To functionality as larger mounts, when paired with the free App and features a built-in illuminated polar scope for precision alignment.
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head Summary
Since its introduction the Star Adventurer has been at the forefront of the lightweight, portable astro-imaging revolution. With the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head, you can take the next step with full Go-To performance in a compact package for your astronomy telescope.
The exciting Star Adventurer GTi features a built-in illuminated polar scope for precision alignment, interfaces for USB, auto-guider, optional SynScan hand controller, and SNAP shutter control for your digital camera (programmable via Sky-Watcher's free SynScan App for iOS and Android). The Star Adventurer GTi also includes a dual-position counterweight for use at low latitudes as well as full smartphone control via Wi-Fi.
Key Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head Features
- Payload Capacity 5kg
- Controller: Via Wi-Fi using free SynScan App for iOS and Android devices or Synscan Hand Controller (available separately)
- The SynScan App Database includes 10,000+ Objects. Deep Sky Objects: 10759, including Messier, NGC, IC, Caldwell Catalogues, Named DSOs, Named Stars: 305, Double Stars: 55, Solar system objects: 7 planets, Sun , Moon. (Unlimited objects when working with a 3rd party planetarium software)
- Other Features:Tonight's Best Sky Tour, Point and Go with a mobile device, Identification of Celestial Objects, Remote control over Internet, User defined objects, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE)
- Tracking rates: Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
- Built in polar scope with illuminator
- Dual counterweight positions for use at low latitudes
- Latitude Adjustment 0～70°
- Interfaces: USB, ST4 Auto-guiding, SynScan Hand Control Port (Synscan handset available separately), DSLR Shutter Release Port, Built-in Wi-Fi Module
- Compatible with 3/8" tripod thread
- 45mm Dovetail Saddle
- 8 x AA internal battery pack (batteries not included) or external 12v DC source – Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA (4 Pack) (two packs required)
- Mount head weight 2.6Kg
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount Head in More Detail
With the added Go-To feature plus multiple tracking rates including lunar, solar, and sidereal, the heavens are yours to capture and explore. Thanks to a 5kg payload capacity, the Star Adventurer GTi is well-equipped to handle your DLSR or mirrorless camera sporting a wide-angle or telephoto lens plus accessories, a small aperture astrograph with a dedicated astronomy camera, or simply an OTA for visual use via its 45mm dovetail saddle.
The Star Adventurer GTi is the perfect mount for the astro-photographer that wants the ultimate in both performance and portability. (The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi Mount and Tripod includes WiFi and autoguider interface).
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- Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging and accessories. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order. Lenses are optically clear. There may be light dust present that will not effect the imagery.
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- Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.
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