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Sky-Watcher SynGuider - Stand Alone AutoGuider - 91050

Sky-Watcher   ——   SKU: SKY-91050
$487.00 CAD
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About the Sky-Watcher SynGuider - Stand Alone AutoGuider...

The revolutionary, stand-alone auto guiding tool, the Sky-Watcher SynGuider is born!


Equipped with Sony CCD image sensor and the real-time star image display screen, SynGuider can work independently without a computer or calibration software. You will be saving significant power while working in the stargazing field with a limited electricity power pack. The Sky-Watcher SynGuider is adaptable to main SkyWatcher Telescopes with T-ring (M42) and 1.25" eyepiece holder, and can control EQ mount with a standard autoguider interface.


The Sky-Watcher SynGuider is ideal for Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) users, while saving you the need to operate your imaging system through a computer. It will greatly improve your efficiency and productivity during astrophotography sessions. SynGuider will allow you to obtain pin-point stars during long exposure process to make your work simple and fun!



Sky-Watcher SynGuider - Stand Alone AutoGuider Features...


  • Stand-alone unit, guiding the equatorial mount without a computer



  • Sony CCD image sensor enabling the tracking of fainter stars



  • LCD display of real-time star image



  • Upgradable firmware



  • Large chip coming with more area for locating and keeping guided star on chip



  • Standard auto guiding port



  • Adaptable by T-ring (M42) and 1.25" eyepiece holder



  • SynGuider auto guider



  • Guiding handset and cable



  • Serial cable



  • 4xD 1.5v battery pack



  • User manual (English)



Sky-Watcher SynGuider - Stand Alone AutoGuider Specifications...

Image Sensor

Type: SONY ICX404AL CCD Sensor

Chip Size: 5.59mm(X) * 4.68mm(Y)

Number of Effective Pixels: 510(X) * 492(Y)

Unit Cell Size: 9.6um(X) * 7.5um(Y)


Power Supply

DC 6V ~ 14V, 250mA

Power Jack: 2.1mm, tip positive


Exposure Time

1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096 mS



Typically, the SynGuider can capture and guide a star with up to the magnitude of 8 under the following conditions: regular 80mm aperture refractor, 2048ms exposure time, and good seeing conditions.


Sky-Watcher Product Number: 91050