The Skywatcher Star Adventurer Mini Pro Kit brings their compact tracker together with popular accessories to give you a complete rig for wide-field astrophotography with a DSLR or for astronomy with smaller optical tube assemblies (OTAs). This kit includes the Star Adventurer Mini tracking head, an equatorial wedge for accurate long-duration tracking without field rotation, the declination bracket, and the ball head adapter. All you need is a tripod, camera, and/or OTA and you're ready to go out and enjoy the wonders of the universe.
SAM is a high precision, portable and stable tracking platform for sidereal, solar and lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control. It is small and light enough to easily fit into a camera bag or backpack, making it an ideal mount for the photographer on the move.
Whether you’re looking for a tracking platform to capture wide-field images of the Milky Way, or seeking a compact travel mount, SAM is a necessity for astrophotographers of every skill level. This high precision, portable celestial tracking platform can transform almost any tripod into an equatorial mount, assisting photographers with long exposures of the night sky. SAM breaks from the mold of traditional equatorial mounts with an abundance of add on accessories to complement wide-field astrophotography, nightscape images or time-lapse photography.
|Payload Capacity||3 kg|
|Polar Axis Scope||Yes (Included)|
|Power Source||Battery (Not Included), USB|
|Battery||2x AA (Approx. 24-Hour Runtime)|
|DC Input Power||5 VDC|
|Mounting||To Camera: Quick Release Plate with 3/8"-16 Male
To Tripod/Base: 3/8"-16 Female (1/4"-20 Female with Included Adapter)
|WiFi||Yes (Built In)|
|Operating Temperature||-10 to 40°C|
|Dimensions||10.3 x 7.6 x 7 cm|