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...
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, 2boxesSkyWatcher Product Number: BD910501