Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini (SAM) Motorised Mount – Red
The ultra portable Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini (SAM) is a lightweight equatorial mount that weighs only 650gm. It is a high precision, portable and stable celestial tracking platform for Sidereal, Solar and Lunar tracking with automatic DSLR shutter release control (not included). Moreover, it can be fully controlled with Wi-Fi to help you create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR. Sky-Watcher shutter release cables can be purchased separately for most poplar camera models/brands.
SAM fits on most of astronomical, photo, or video tripod via its 1/4″ and 3/8″ adaptor.
Integrated Wi-Fi Platform
SAM is equipped with build in Wi-Fi and the free Star Adventurer Mini Console App for Android and iOS platform for controlling the mount with your smartphone.
Precise Polar Alignment for Pinpoint Stars Astrophotography
The Polar Scope with included illuminator, helps the polar alignment process in both Northern and Southern hemispheres. That is a great advantage for achieving professional astronomical photos. The equatorial wedge (not supplied) is equipped with fine adjustment knobs in both azimuth and latitude axes for easily centering the celestial pole without moving the tripod.
For more information check out Phil Hart’s Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini (SAM) Review.
In the Box:
- Star Adventurer Mount Head (Red)
- Polar Scope
- Illuminator for polar scope
- Ball head adapter
Model Number: SWMINISA-KIT-RED
Mount Type: Equatorial Mount
Telescope Mounting: V Style
Payload: 3kg (with counterweight)
Mount Head Weight: 650g
Latitude Range: N/A
Power Requirement: 2 x AA batteries, Mini-USB port for external power