equatorial mounts and wedges

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi EQ Mount Kit - S20595

Sky-Watcher USA   ——   SKU: SWU-S20595
$1,028.00 CAD
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Product Info

This version of the Sky-Watcher GTi Star Adventurer mount comes with a Star Adventurer tripod and pier extension as well as the EQ head, counterweight bar, a 5. lb. counterweight, a built-in illuminated polar scope, a Vixen style saddle and a PC link cable.  If you'd prefer to use your own tripod, check out the Star Adventurer GTi Head Kit, which does NOT include the pier extension or tripod.

Sky-Watcher's latest GTi mount is super portable and has a weight capacity of 11 pounds.  It features full GoTo performance and has multiple features that make viewing and astrophotography a pleasure.  For instance, the GTi features a built-in illuminated polar scope for precision alignment in EQ mode, multiple tracking rates, including sidereal, lunar & solar, ports for USB as well as an auto-guider, a V-style dovetail, and SNAP shutter control for your DSLR (programmable via Sky-Watcher’s free SynScan Pro app for iOS and Android). The Star Adventurer GTi also includes a dual-position counterweight for use at low latitudes as well as full smartphone control via Wi-Fi.  If you'd prefer to use a hand controller, the Syncan is available optionally.  As mentioned earlier, this GTi version also comes with the Star Adventurer GTi steel tripod and Pier Extension.

With its 11-pound payload capacity, Star Adventurer is well-equipped to handle your lighter weight equipment, from a DLSR or mirrorless camera with wide-angle or telephoto lens plus accessories, a small aperture astrograph with a dedicated astro camera, or even small OTA’s such as our Skymax series of Maksutov-Cassegrain telescopes. 

The Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer GTi is the perfect mount for any astrophotographer who values both performance and portability.

Skywatcher GTi Star Adventurer Mount Specifications

General Mount Info
Mount Type Equatorial
Mount instrument capacity 11 lbs.
Mount head size 227mm x 227mm x 125mm
Tripod mounting thread 3/8
Mounting saddle type V-style
Counterweight bar included Yes
Counterweight bar retractable? Yes, thread-on
Counterweight bar length and diameter 213mm and 20mm
Type of motor Mini-DC Servo
Drive type Gear
Illuminated Polarscope? Yes
Tracking Modes Sidereal, Solar, Lunar
Latitude range 0-70 degrees
Computer/Drive System Info
GoTo Yes
Hand controller port Yes
Guide port Yes
SNAP port Yes
PC connect USB port Yes
Cable management No
Built-in GPS No
Built-in WiFi Yes
Hand controller No, available optionally
Power requirements 12 volt
Internal battery pack Yes (8x AAs)
Mount power port size and style 2.1mm female
Included Accessories
Counter weight 5 lbs (2.26kg)
Polarscope Yes (installed and aligned)
Tripod - 44.5" height, 5 .5 lb. weight Yes
Pier Extension - 8.5" height Yes
Power cable No
PC link cable Yes
SNAP cable No
Hand controller holder No
Manual Yes
Case No
Shipping weight 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
Shipping dimensions 44"x13"x9"

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