This set for the new Advanced Polaris mount consists of the RA Module for celestial tracking in place of the RA slow motion controls. this includes the new STAR BOOK ONE for smooth tracking. Batteries are not included. Adding the optional DEC motor module with enhance your tracking. The STAR BOOK ONE Controller is a dual axis handheld controller. The 4 buttons on the controller move the mount electrically in the X and Y axis (RA and DEC). The controller includes a built in red LED light for illumination to avoid loosing night vision. Versatile tracking options are available; sidereal rate, Kings Rate, lunar rate, and solar rate. Different tracking speeds are available for time lapse photography. The controller works in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Backlash compensation provides reduced time lag at the point of reverse motion and the controller can be used for auto guiding with an auto guider compatible with SBIG auto guiders. PEC rectifies irregular motion of the tracking gear wheels that affect long exposure astrophotography.
Working voltage: DC12V (supplied from the mount)
CPU: 32bit CISC Processor
Note: The STAR BOOK ONE recognizes the Vixen mount to which is attached.
Only functions or commands that are applicable to that mount will be
displayed on the screen.
|Worm Wheel Diameter||75.3mm|
|Worm Wheel Teeth|
|Worm Shaft||11mm Brass|
|Bearings||Two ball bearings|
|Axis of rotation||45mm Aluminium alloy|
|Controller Connection||D-SUB9PIN Male|
|Power Supply Connection||USB Micro-B type (DC 4.4 - 5.26V)|
|Size||80 x 136.5 x 51.5mm (excluding protrusions)|