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Valued at $649

Valued for purchases between 13th March to 13th April or until stocks last.

  • Equatorial and Alt-Azimuth Mounts, Sky-Watcher Australia

Star Adventurer

The user-friendly Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer provides various combinations to satisfy all your needs for astro-photography 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.

Key Features

• DSLR interface for automatic shutter control
• Built-in auto-guiding interface
• Compatible with mini USB power supply
• Compatible with 3/8″ and ¼” tripod thread
• Free firmware upgrade
• Polar scope (southern hemisphere) w/ illuminator
• Maximum payload 5kg
• Optional snap cable

Sky-Watcher shutter release cables can be purchased separately for most popular camera models/brands.

Also available is the Star Adventurer MINI (SAM) – a user friendly, ultra portable, highly stable modular mount designed for wide field astrophotoraphy and time-lapse photography. With Integrated Wi-Fi platform – SAM is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi and the free Mini Console App – Giving you wireless control from your smartphone or tablet.

Key Features

• Wi-Fi connectivity
• Multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography
• Tracking rate selectable between Sidereal, Solar and Lunar, 0.5x, 2x, 6x, 12x
• Polar scope (southern hemisphere) w/ illuminator
• Maximum payload: 3kg
• Optional snap cable

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