- Payload capacity of 5kg
- Built in polar scope with illuminator
- DSLR interface for automatic shutter control
- Multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography
- Tracking rate selectable between Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
- External Mini USB power support
- Compatible with 3/8" and 1/4" camera tripod thread
- Built-in auto-guiding interface
- Low power consumption
- 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia
The Star Adventurer Mount from Sky-Watcher is a user friendly low power consumption EQ mount that provides precision tracking for astrophotography. It is capable of handling a payload capacity of 5kg and is compatible with 3/8" and 1/4" camera tripod thread. It consists of a multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography and a tracking rate selectable between Sidereal, Solar and Lunar perfect for novice and pros alike in terms of astronomical studies. A 2.5mm 3-segment stereo jack is available into the mount to provide the DSLR interface for automatic shutter control for long-exposure or time-lapse photography. A built in polar scope with illuminator and built-in auto-guiding interface helps the alignment process in either the Northern or Southern hemispheres.
Product Features in Detail
For astrophotography and time-lapse photography
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer user-friendly and provides various combinations to satisfy all you needs for astrophotography 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.
Star Adventurer Astro Bundle
includes Star Adventurer mount, ball head adapter, illuminated polar scope, EQ wedge, mounting assembly, counter weight.
Star Adventurer Photo Bundle
includes Star Adventurer mount, ball head adapter, illuminated polar scope, EQ wedge
Star Adventurer Raspberry
includes Star Adventurer mount, ball head adapter, illuminated polar scope.
Advanced Version Firmware
Part of the advantage of Star Adventurer lies in its capability to evolve and adapt to your specific needs! If you want to maximize all the fun you can get from it while seeking for new challenges, the Advanced Version Firmware is for you. This firmware provides greater amount of freedom, as you can now user-define various parameters such as exposure time, interval between pictures, rotation speed, and even number of pictures!
In addition, 2 extra shooting modes are now available
Astro-Timelapse mode – E.g., producing exquisite time-lapse video of round-and-brilliant stars sailing across the landscape.
Long-Exposure Timelapse mode – E.g., using this mode to create panning time-lapse video of city scenery at night or even aurora!
Included in the Box
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mount
5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia
This Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mount comes with 5 Years Genuine Warranty with Sky Watcher Australia.
Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.
Mount Type Ultra compact equatorial tracking platform Motor Drive DC Servo Shipping Carton Dimensions 23x22x12 cm3 Power Supply 4xAA battery: DC 3.6V~6.5V; External power supply DC 5V Payload Capacity 5kg (11 lb) Tracking Modes Astrophotography : Celestial/ 1/2 Celestial/ solar/ lunar tracking rate for both of N. & S. hemispheres. Time-lapse photography: 12hr/4hr/2hr rev.