(as of Sep 08,2020 01:23:34 UTC – Details)
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 astrophotography’s 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, eclipses, panoramas or time-lapse photography.
With the free SAM console app (for iOS Android) you can customize your tracking speeds, photographers can choose between sidereal, solar and lunar, or other custom presets, useful for time-lapse videos. Even for users with no Polar alignment experience, the Star Adventurer Mini is easy to setup using the included illuminated Polar finder scope. Once aligned, users can attach their camera and activate sidereal tracking to start photographing the Milky way.
PORTABLE NIGHTSCAPE TRACKING PLATFORM: Motorized portable nightscape tracking platform perfect for capturing incredible detail of the Milky Way, eclipses and other astronomical objects.
WIFI ENABLED SMARTPHONE CONTROL: Wife enabled allowing for smartphone control using Sky-Watcher Mini’s free SynScan app, compatible with Android and iOD devices.
ATTACH ANY BALL HEAD: Easily mount any ball-head using the included ball-head adapter.
RUGGED BRASS AND ALUMINUM GEARS: Rugged brass and aluminum gears provide smooth, motorized, night sky tracking for easy, portable nightscape and eclipse photography.
BUILT-IN AA BATTERY COMPARTMENT: Built-in AA battery compartment provides reliable mobile power for up to 24 hours and an additional 5v mini-USB input allows for external power source using a cell phone charger or other device.
LIGHTWEIGHT AND SUPER PORTABLE: Weighing just 1. 5 lbs., the star Adventurer Mini is lightweight and portable enough to pack in a camera bag or backpack for astrophotography on the go.
SUPPORTS MOST DSLR AND MIRRORLESS CAMERAS: 6. 6 pound payload capacity.