Sky-Watcher Auto-Guider Bundle - BK 80/400 OTA & SynGuider - BD910501

Sky-Watcher   ——   SKU: SKY-BD910501
$652.00 CAD
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About the Sky-Watcher Auto-Guider Bundle - BK 80/400 OTA & SynGuider...

The revolutionary, stand-alone auto guiding tool, SkyWatcher SynGuider is born! Equipped with Sony CCD image sensor and the real-time star image display screen, Sky-Watcher 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 SynGuider is adaptable to the main Sky-Watcher Telescope with T-ring (M42) and 1.25" eyepiece holder, and can control the Sky-Watcher Mount with a standard auto guider interface.


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



Sky-Watcher Auto-Guider Bundle - BK 80/400 OTA & SynGuider 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



Sky-Watcher Auto-Guider Bundle - BK 80/400 OTA & SynGuider 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

Sensitivity : 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.

BK 804 OTA:

Optical Design : Achromatic Refractor

Diameter : 80mm

Focal Length : 400mm

F/Ratio : F/5

Highest Practical Power : 160x

Finder Scope : 6x30

Focuser Diameter : 1.25"

Diagnol : 1.25" 45 deg. erect diagonal

Eye Piece : 1.25"- super 25, 10

Shipping Weight : 6kg+2kg, 2boxes

SkyWatcher Product Number: BD910501