Introducing The SkyGuiderTM Pro -- iOptron’s next generation
camera tracking device! Leading the camera tracker market for nearly four
years, iOptron's SkyGuider Pro pushes closer to perfection.
The redesigned SkyGuiderrTM Pro mount head is more compact, small enough
to fit on your palm, better precision, silent tracking, built-in rechargeable
power source, ST-4 guiding port and camera trigger port. The improved precision
polar scope maintains a fine engraved reticule, now features adjustable
illumination with different brightness levels. Using with our iOS app, quick
and accurate polar alignment is just a joy. The DEC mounting bracket allows you
to balance a heavy camera and/or lens better, or even mount a light telescope.
The optional 8408 hand controller allows you to check the Pole Star position
for the polar alignment, slew the mount, adjust the guiding rate, change the
mount settings and control the camera trigger.
The SkyGuiderTM Pro features four tracking rates, 1X or sidereal, 1/2X for
sky and landscape combined, solar and lunar. All 4 tracking rates work in both
northern and southern hemispheres. We have also added a quick slew mode with
both forward and reverse to help quickly reframing your image without disrupting
the cameras position.
We have made big improvements on the SkyGuiderTM Pro’s removable
alt-azimuth base, which features a precision bubble level, degree markings for
the altitude and a built in post for the azimuth control. You can also mount
the SkyGuiderTM Pro head (without the base) directly to any standard
photographic tripod with 1/4” or 3/8” threads.
The DEC mounting bracket package, which includes DEC mounting bracket,
counterweight shaft, counterweight and Vixen-type dovetail saddle, makes the
SkyGuideTM Pro mount suitable for a heavier camera/lens system, even a
The SkyGuiderTM Pro is certainly a must have tool for any photographer
interested in astroscape or wide field astrophotography.