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iOptron - SkyTracker with Polar Scope - Black

Model#: 3302B

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iOptron Black SkyTracker with Polar Scope

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 iOptron - SkyTracker ™ - Camera Mount with Polar Scope  (black) also available in (white #3300W)

The new iOptron StarTracker  portable camera mount for astrophotography makes it easy to take long-term exposures of the night sky without streaking or star-trailing

 

  • Accommodates SLRs and compact digital cameras up to 6.6 lb (3kg)
  • Built-in magnetic compass and geared latitude adjustment wedge for polar alignment
  • Includes AccuAligning™ Polar Scope alignment tool
  • Automatic RA tracking for smooth camera motion
  • Latitude adjustable from 0 to 70° (north or south)
  • Built-in polar sighting hole (8.5° FOV) for polar scope (6° FOV) with dark field illumination
  • 3/8" tripod mounting socket - attaches to any standard camera tripod
  • Aluminum construction with black finish
  • Powered by 4 AA batteries (24hr continous) or external 9-12V DC

 

 

The SkyTracker™ is simple to set up. Just attach the unit to a standard camera tripod. Then slide and lock your digital camera into the saddle. Align SkyTracker™ to Polaris, the North 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™ runs on 4 AA batteries for portability at any location.

 

   

* OPTIONAL BALL HEAD  #3305  available at extra cost

  • 1/4" camera mount to 3/8" tripod mount.
  • Quick release mounting plate w/ lock.
  • Integrated compass and bubble level

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                     

 

 

 

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Additional Information

Name iOptron - SkyTracker with Polar Scope - Black
Manufacturer iOptron
Model 3302B
Additional Information Integrated compass / geared latitude adjustment wedge
Alignment Procedures AccuAligning™ polar scope
Attachment std camera tripod
Bearings 4
Carrying Case Padded soft case
Dimensions 153 x 104 x 58 mm
Gear 11 mm brass worm gear, 80 mm alloy wheel
Included Accessories Polar scope. Adjustable AZ Base
Latitude Range 0 - 70 degrees
Motor Drive DC servo motor
Mounting connections 3/8" tripod
Payload Capacity 7.7 Ibs
Polar Axis Scope yes
Power Requirements 9V DC (4 x AA or external 9-12V DC)
Power Supply 4 x AA batteries , 24 hr continuous operation
Thermal Stability -10° to 40° C
Tracking Modes RA automatic
Tracking Rates Cel, 1/2 Cel, N/S
Warranty 1 yr