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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Pro Pack - S20512

SKU: SKY-S20512

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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount



The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer was made with astronomy, astrophotography and time-lapse photography needs in mind. The mount is a high precision, portable and stable tracking mount that can track the Sun, the Moon, and the stars, and the Pro Pack completes the experience with included accessories!



The Star Adventurer contains preprogrammed parameters to help you create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR camera The equatorial style mount will be an excellent tool to help track those celestial objects during long exposures.




Star Adventurer Mount Features




  • The Star Adventurer is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking system

  • Supports solar tracking, lunar tracking and star (sidereal & half sidereal) tracking

  • The maximum payload is 11 lb. (5 kg)

  • Supports Star-Scape photography

  • Supports Time-Lapse photography

  • The Star Adventurer has a user friendly Mode Dial with pre-programmed control setting

  • Includes built in polar scope with illuminator for precise alignment

  • Automatic DSLR shutter release control

  • Lifetime free firmware upgrade

  • Supports single axis auto-guiding

  • Built-in motor protection and status indication

  • The Star Adventurer uses four (4) AA batteries or external Mini USB power support

  • DC Servo motors

  • Vixen-style Saddle

  • Low power consumption. Tests yielded up to 72 hours of continuous tracking with high quality alkaline AA batteries. Your results may vary.

  • 3/8” threaded socket for standard camera tripod

  • Includes 1/4” to 3/8” converter screw adapter for quick release plate of tripod

  • Additional optional accessories are available for the SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Mount, including a Latitude Base (EQ wedge), Counterweight Kit, and Ball Head Adapter.



Specifications




  • Astrophotography Tracking Modes: Celestial, 1/2 Celestial, Solar, Lunar (mean lunar time)

  • Time-Lapse Photography: 12 hr/rev, 4 hr/rev, 2 hr/rev

  • Compatible with North & South Hemispheres?: Yes

  • Max Payload: 11 lb., 5 kg

  • Wheel Gear: 86mm diameter, 144 teeth, aluminum alloy

  • Worm Gear: 13 mm diameter, high tension brass

  • Motor Drive: DC Servo

  • Polar Scope Field of View: About 7º

  • Working Voltage: 4 AA Batteries - DC 3/6 V ~ 6.5 V, External Power Supply - DC 4.75V ~ 5.25V

  • Duration of Operation: Up to 72 hours continuous tracking with high quality alkaline AA batteries at 20º C. Battery life may vary with loading & battery quality

  • Operation Temperature: 32 - 104 degrees F

  • Dimensions: 6.83” x 4.46” x 3.78”

  • Weight: 3.63 lbs

  • Base Connect: 3/8” threaded socket, or 1/4” with included conversion adapter



The Star Adventurer Pro Pack Included Accessories




  • Built-in polar scope illuminator

  • Dec Bracket

  • Latitude (EQ) base

  • counterweight kit

  • Ball head adapter
Description
Description

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount

The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer was made with astronomy, astrophotography and time-lapse photography needs in mind. The mount is a high precision, portable and stable tracking mount that can track the Sun, the Moon, and the stars, and the Pro Pack completes the experience with included accessories!

The Star Adventurer contains preprogrammed parameters to help you create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR camera The equatorial style mount will be an excellent tool to help track those celestial objects during long exposures.


Star Adventurer Mount Features


  • The Star Adventurer is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking system
  • Supports solar tracking, lunar tracking and star (sidereal & half sidereal) tracking
  • The maximum payload is 11 lb. (5 kg)
  • Supports Star-Scape photography
  • Supports Time-Lapse photography
  • The Star Adventurer has a user friendly Mode Dial with pre-programmed control setting
  • Includes built in polar scope with illuminator for precise alignment
  • Automatic DSLR shutter release control
  • Lifetime free firmware upgrade
  • Supports single axis auto-guiding
  • Built-in motor protection and status indication
  • The Star Adventurer uses four (4) AA batteries or external Mini USB power support
  • DC Servo motors
  • Vixen-style Saddle
  • Low power consumption. Tests yielded up to 72 hours of continuous tracking with high quality alkaline AA batteries. Your results may vary.
  • 3/8” threaded socket for standard camera tripod
  • Includes 1/4” to 3/8” converter screw adapter for quick release plate of tripod
  • Additional optional accessories are available for the SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Mount, including a Latitude Base (EQ wedge), Counterweight Kit, and Ball Head Adapter.

Specifications


  • Astrophotography Tracking Modes: Celestial, 1/2 Celestial, Solar, Lunar (mean lunar time)
  • Time-Lapse Photography: 12 hr/rev, 4 hr/rev, 2 hr/rev
  • Compatible with North & South Hemispheres?: Yes
  • Max Payload: 11 lb., 5 kg
  • Wheel Gear: 86mm diameter, 144 teeth, aluminum alloy
  • Worm Gear: 13 mm diameter, high tension brass
  • Motor Drive: DC Servo
  • Polar Scope Field of View: About 7º
  • Working Voltage: 4 AA Batteries - DC 3/6 V ~ 6.5 V, External Power Supply - DC 4.75V ~ 5.25V
  • Duration of Operation: Up to 72 hours continuous tracking with high quality alkaline AA batteries at 20º C. Battery life may vary with loading & battery quality
  • Operation Temperature: 32 - 104 degrees F
  • Dimensions: 6.83” x 4.46” x 3.78”
  • Weight: 3.63 lbs
  • Base Connect: 3/8” threaded socket, or 1/4” with included conversion adapter

The Star Adventurer Pro Pack Included Accessories


  • Built-in polar scope illuminator
  • Dec Bracket
  • Latitude (EQ) base
  • counterweight kit
  • Ball head adapter
Specifications
Specifications
Model Number S20512
Mount Type Camera Tracking System
Type of Mount Electronics Motorized - Non-Computerized
Weight Capacity (lb.) 11
Household Battery Qty & Type, if Applicable 4 "AA" Batteries
Power Requirements 4.75 - 5.25V DC
Motor Type DC Servo, 144 teeth
Tracking Rates Celestial, 1/2 Celestial, Solar, Lunar
Included Accessory Ports Mini USB
Saddle Type Vixen
Mount Weight (lb.) 3.63
Warranty Sky-Watcher 2 Year Limited
What's in the Box?
What's in the Box?
  • Star Adventurer multi-function equatorial tracking mount
  • Built-in polar scope with illuminator
  • Dec Bracket
  • Latitude (EQ) base
  • Counterweight kit
  • Ball head adapter
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