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SkyFi III Wireless Telescope Controller

SkyFi 3 Wireless Control Module - SKYFI3

  • The SkyFi 3 Adapter is designed to enable wireless telescope control via an iOS or Android smart device's WiFi function.
  • A rechargeable lithium-ion battery is incorporated into the SkyFi 3 in order to provide up to 12 hours of field use!
  • Offers compatibility with telescopes that have RS-232 serial interfaces, as well as with more recent Meade USB-only telescopes.
  • This exceptionally compact device comes with a Velcro belt for attaching to a telescope mount or tripod.
  • Includes a micro USB power adapter to provide external power.
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Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module

Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module - 93973

SKU: CEL-93973
  • Enable wireless telescope control via your smartphone or tablet by connecting this Celestron SkyPortal WiFi Module to your computerized telescope hand controller auxiliary port.
  • Includes Celestron's free SkyPortal app with more than 100,000 celestial objects to explore.
  • Operates using your telescope's power, no batteries required.
  • Take a tour of the night sky based on your exact location and time, and listen to descriptions detailing hundreds of the most popular celestial objects.
iOptron StarFi™ WiFi Adapter

iOptron StarFi Wi-Fi Telescope Adapter - 8434

SKU: IOP-8434
  • This iOptron StarFi Wi-Fi Adapter allows your telescope mount to be controlled wirelessly.
  • Offers control via your favorite planetarium software using iOptron's ASCOM Driver and Commander.
  • Compatible with Sky Safari Pro for both iOS and Android to enable control using your mobile device.
  • The iOptron StarFi WiFi Adapter is currently supported by several iOptron mounts as well as other mounts containing a serial control port.

Meade Stella WiFi Adapter - 608003

SKU: MEA-608003
  • With this Meade Stella WiFi Adapter you can take control of your computerized GoTo telescope wirelessly via your smartphone or tablet!
  • Capable of creating its own 802.11 Wi-Fi hotspot, the Meade Stella Adapter consists of a web server that allows security, passwords, and SSID settings to be configured to your preferences.
  • Receives power from its own rechargeable battery or included AC adapter and does not consume any power from the telescope.
  • Pairs with Meade’s StellaAccess mobile app available for both iPhone and Android to provide an interactive planetarium database in addition to being a medium for wireless control.
  • All Meade telescopes featuring a standard USB or RS-232 serial interface are compatible with the Meade Stella Wi-Fi Adapter.
  • Offers compatibility with several telescope models from other brands as well.
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Software Bisque WiSky MKS 5000 Wi-Fi Control

Software Bisque WiSky MKS 5000 Wi-Fi Control

  • The Software Bisque WiSky™ provides wireless control for all mounts using Software Bisque's MKS 5000 dual action motion control system.
  • Compatible with the Software Bisque Paramount ME II, Paramount MX, and Paramount MyT, as well as the Paramount ME if it has been given an MKS 5000 upgrade.
  • The WiSky, a printed circuit board (PCB), connects to the MKS 5000.
  • Setup is enabled via the Software Bisque TCS window in TheSkyX Pro software.
SkyBT BlueTooth Adapter for Wireless Control via Android Devices

SkyBT BlueTooth Adapter for Wireless Control with Android Devices - SKYBT

  • The SkyBT Bluetooth Adapter is an extremely compact, completely Plug & Play unit that enables wireless control via Android devices.
  • Uses a DB9 male connector to easily fit RS232 serial ports.
  • Runs on two alkaline or rechargeable AAA batteries (sold separately) for between 8 and 10 hours of telescope control on each new set of batteries.
  • As a Class 1 Bluetooth device, the SkyBT has a much larger range, usually around 100 meters, when compared to more inexpensive bluetooth adapters.
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SkyWatcher SynScan Wi-Fi Adapter

Sky-Watcher SynScan WiFi Adapter - S30103

SKU: SKY-S30103
  • Give your mount a smart upgrade with this Sky-Watcher SynScan WiFi Adapter for the SynScan Pro app on both iOS and Android devices.
  • The SkyWatcher SynScan Pro app provides a 9,000+ celestial object library with stars, star clusters, and nebulae all accessible for users to explore.
  • With this simple, easy-to-use Wi-Fi adapter, carrying a separate hand controller is no longer necessary.
  • Includes 6 pin to 8 pin cable for alt-azimuth mounts, and 8 pin to 8 pin cable for equatorial mounts.
Orion SynScan Wi-Fi Adapter for Computerized GoTo Telescopes

Orion SynScan Wi-Fi Adapter for Computerized GoTo Telescopes - 07961

SKU: ORI-07961
  • Control your Orion GoTo telescope or mount directly from your iOS or Android smart device using this Orion SynScan WiFi Adapter that replaces the old SynScan hand controller.
  • Download the free SynScan Pro app to your smartphone or tablet for use as your control interface.
  • Package includes two cables for plugging this SynScan Wi-Fi Adapter into your mount’s hand controller port.
  • By generating its own Wi-Fi network, this adapter eliminates the need for internet connectivity in the field.
  • User-friendly SynScan Pro app touchscreen menus make locating objects easy.
  • Advanced features include PEC, auto home, polar alignment, camera control, and meridian flip.

PrimaLuceLab EAGLE3 Pro Advanced Control Unit - EAGLE3PRO

  • With an i5 2.6 GHz Dual Core processor (up to 3.5 GHz in Turbo mode), 16GB RAM, and more storage space (SSD 500GB), the EAGLE3 Pro Advanced Control Unit is the most powerful control unit in PrimaLuceLab's EAGLE3 line.
  • The PrimaLuceLab EAGLE3 Pro remains lightweight and compact, despite its potency, and is designed to be installed on the inside of the telescope!
  • Saves valuable imaging time by removing the need to connect your telescope to a laptop using long, bulky cables and batteries.
  • Incorporates a powerful Windows 10 Enterprise computer for more speed and stability compared to standard computers, as well as a special WiFi system for controlling your telescope remotely via a smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
  • Includes a remote control, 8 USB ports, and 7 power out ports.
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PrimaLuceLab EAGLE3 S Advanced Control Unit - EAGLE3S

  • The PrimaLuceLab EAGLE3 S Advanced Control Unit boasts an i3 2.4 GHz Dual Core processor, 8GB RAM, and 250GB of storage space for more power when more demanding applications require it.
  • Lightweight and compact, the EAGLE3 S is meant to be installed on the inside of your telescope!
  • Allows users to spend more time imaging by making the connection between your telescope and laptop, along with all of the burdensome cables and batteries needed for this purpose, unnecessary.
  • Incorporates a powerful Windows 10 Enterprise computer for more speed and stability compared to standard computers, as well as a special WiFi system for controlling your telescope remotely via a smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
  • Advanced features include 8 USB ports, and 7 power out ports, and a special Wi-Fi system for wireless remote control using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
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  • The PrimaLuceLab EAGLE CORE DSLR Control Unit is optimally suited for astrophotographers who want to take long exposures with their Canon or Nikon DSLR or mirrorless cameras without using a computer.
  • With capture, autoguiding, focusing, and planetarium software all combined into a single device that can be controlled remotely via WiFi, the EAGLE CORE is an ingenious power system.
  • Compatible with equatorial mounts that feature an autoguiding port.
  • Especially useful for novice astro-imagers who need an easy-to-use system with minimal cables and power supplies for convenient portability.
  • Installs directly on the telescope and uses 12V of power to charge up to 3 devices.
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A great telescope mount and tripod can truly complement the celestial observing experience of any amateur astronomer. At High Point Scientific, we have a wide array of telescope tripods and mounts from the most popular brand today, such as Celestron, Meade, Orion, and many more. Be sure to reach out to one of our telescope experts if you would like help selecting the telescope mount parts and mount that best fit your observing needs.

When selecting a telescope mount it is important that you select a mount that has more than enough payload capacity to support your telescope and any accessories you plan on adding to your telescope. A general rule of thumb is to never exceed 80% of your telescope mount's payload capacity when visual observing and never exceed 60% of your mount's payload capacity when imaging.

There are two main telescope mount types, Equatorial mounts and Alt-Azimuth mounts. Equatorial mounts, including German Equatorial mounts, are great platforms for astro-imaging and visual observing. Alt-Azimuth mounts are great for easy, point and view visual observations. Each mount type comes in computerized and non-computerized configurations. Computerized mounts can easily find celestial objects for you, taking the guesswork out of observing. However, they can also be an added expense, which is something to consider when purchasing a mount.

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