iOptron - SkyGuider Pro Camera Mount Head and Base

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The iOptron SkyGuider Pro camera mount is a precision tracking head with silent, smooth operation. This full set includes both the tracking head and Alt-Azimuth adjustment base. With 4 tracking rates to choose from, the ability to mount on any 3/8" or 1/4" camera ball head and to work in either the Northern or Southern hemispheres the SkyGuider Pro is a versatile and exceptionally high-performance portable imaging mount. This tracker is ideal for night landscape imaging allowing you to track at 1/2 sidereal for perfect stars and foreground.

SKU: IOP-3551
Manufactured by:
iOptron
 

Product Description

iOptron SkyGuider Pro Camera Mount Head and Base

The iOptron SkyGuider Pro is a high precision equatorial style tracking mount with silent tracking, a built-in battery for easy recharging and powering, an ST4 guide port and an additional port to attach an optional hand controller plus a built-in high precision illuminated polar scope. With iOptron's handy phone app, you can locate the exact location of the pole star, making alignment easy and fast.  iOptron's DEC mounting bracket will allow you to balance heavy camera loads or a secondary telescope.  With four tracking rates, 1x sidereal, 1/2x for landscape tracking shots or nightscape photography, lunar, solar and the ability to work in both the Southern and Northern hemispheres, the iOptron SkyGuider Pro is a versatile tracking mount.  Smart features like a bi-directional quick slew mode make this a next-generation tracking mount capable of more precise and complex astro imaging than previous generations.  

This package includes the SkyGuider Pro head which is an EQ style tracking head and the Alt-Azimuth adjustment base. The Alt-Azimuth base includes a bubble level and allows for perfect framing if your images.  

SkyGuider Pro Features: 

  • Silent, vibration-free smooth tracking for long exposure photography
  • Reversible mounting post for either 3/8" or 1/4" attachments
  • Includes an iOptron AccuAlign illuminated precision polar scope with dimmer
  • 4 tracking speeds: 1x sidereal, 1/2x for night landscape, lunar and solar
  • Quick slew mode for easy adjustments (144x max)
  • Works in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres
  • Built-in rechargeable battery. MicroUSB power and charging port. 
  • Over 20 hours of continuous operation on a single charge. 
  • Includes padded carry case
  • DEC mounting bracket and 3 pound counterweight
  • Supports dual payload at 7lbs and 11lbs. 
  • Add guide rate adjustment and remote camera trigger control with a GoTo Nova hand controller #8408
  • Weighs 2.2 lbs. without counterweight and DEC bracket
  • Mount and base together are 3.2 lbs. 

Specifications

Name iOptron - SkyGuider Pro Camera Mount Head and Base
Manufacturer iOptron
Model IOP-3551
In The Box iOptron SkyGuider Pro Head Alt-Azimuth Adjustment Base 3 lb. Counterweight & Counterweight Shaft DEC Bracket & Camera Mounting Disc AccuAlign Polar Scope with Illuminator MicroUSB Charging Cable Padded Carry Case

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In the Box

iOptron SkyGuider Pro Head
Alt-Azimuth Adjustment Base
3 lb. Counterweight & Counterweight Shaft
DEC Bracket & Camera Mounting Disc
AccuAlign Polar Scope with Illuminator
MicroUSB Charging Cable
Padded Carry Case

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