iOptron SkyHunter Portable GoTo Astronomy Mount, Tripod & Pier

Brand: iOptron

SKU : IO-SHAZ

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  • iOptron's lightest & most portable AZ GoTo mount
  • Includes an iOptron tripod and pier extension
  • 4 tracking speeds: 1x or sidereal, lunar, 1/2 rate landscape astrophotography, and solar
  • Supports up to 11lbs
  • Built-in Wifi and ASCOM for control via your smartphone or hand controller
  • Vixen dowvtail saddle
  • Built-in rechargeable battery - up to 10 hours of battery life
  • Dual-axis servomotors with optical encoders for precise tracking

Product Details

  • The SkyHunter Alt/Az mount is iOptron’s most capable and affordable GoTo mount to date. Tipping the scales at a mere 2.9 lbs., this alt-azimuth telescope mount easily takes the title of the lightest and most compact full-featured mount iOptron has ever released.

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    The SkyHunter offers precise GoTo capability, and is powered by dual-axis servomotors and optical encoders to precisely move your telescope in altitude or azimuth (up and down and side to side). Full ASCOM compatibility, plus built-in WIFI control and a rechargeable battery, means you’ll have no pointing your telescope with your smartphone or hand controller all night long.

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    Highly Portable Astronomy Mount

    With an impressive 11lb payload carrying capacity, the iOptron SkyHunter AZ mount perfect for visual sky watching with smaller telescopes or camera lenses. This system includes iOptron's 1.25" stainless steel tripod and pier extension. The SkyHunter mount offers four unique tracking rates, to keep you on target for long-exposure deep sky astrophotography, lunar photography, ½ rate landscape astrophotography, and even Solar photography.

  • specifications

    ComputerizedComputerized
    Counterweight3 lbs
    Drive TypeDC servo motors
    Duration of OperationUp to 10 hrs at 68 degrees F
    EncodersYes
    Equatorial Wedge IncludedYes
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignEquatorial & Altitude Azimuth
    Instrument Capacity11 lbs
    Mount Head Weight2.9 lbs
    Operation Temperature14 to 104 degrees F
    Pier IncludedYes
    Pier Weight3 lbs
    PortsASCOM compatible
    PortsMiniUSB (5v)
    PortsUSB 2.0
    Power Supply2000mAh Internal rechargeable battery
    Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
    Tracking RatesLunar
    Tracking RatesSidereal
    Tracking RatesSolar
    Tripod Attachment3/8" or 1/4" threads
    Tripod IncludedYes
    Tripod Weight6 lbs
    Warranty1 Year Warranty
    Wifi Built InYes
  • included items

    • SkyHunter GoTo AZ Mount
    • Stainless steel counterweight shaft
    • 3lb counterweight
    • Pier extension
    • 1.25" Stainless Steel Tripod
    • MiniUSB charging cable
    • Built in battery
    • One year warranty
    • Telescope NOT included

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