Vixen Polarie Star Tracker

Manufactured by: Vixen
Model: 35505

$399.00  $349.00
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Vixen Polarie Star Tracker
This compact mount platform allows you to capture night scapes and star images with ease. Set up is simple. The Polarie attaches to a standard camera tripod and can accept any digital camera weighing up to 3.5lbs. Using the included compass on the Polarie, orient the mount to face north. The Polarie features a North Star alignment window that you point at Polaris. The Polarie can also use a polar scope for alignment. Once set, the Polarie tracks with the motion of the stars to eliminate “star trailing” on your images resulting in sharp images of the Universe. The Polarie uses very accurate stepping motors and operates on 2 “AA” batteries.
Polarie with Tripod and Camera (sold separately)

Polarie is designed to not only be functional, but also to be compact and attractive. The Polarie has a smooth, good looking design. The unit has no visible screws and although, not waterproof, it is designed to function in most weather conditions.

TypeStar Tracker
Tracking Mode Celestial tracking rate?1/2 of celestial tracking rate. Solar tracking rate (Mean solar time)?Lunar tracking rate (Mean lunar time):Usable in both northern and southern hemispheres
Wheel Gear 57.6mm diameter aluminum alloy axis with full-circle 144-tooth
Worm gear9mm diameter high tension brass
Bearings 2 pieces
DrivePulse Motor (Stepper Motor)
Maximum Loading weight3.4lbs
Polar sight holeAbout 8.9° field of view
Standard accessoryCompass
Working voltage2 x AA-size batteries:DC2.4~3.0V
External power supply:DC4.4~5.25V
Electricity consumptionDC?V·?A (At a loading weight of 1.5kg – 3.3 lbs)
Duration of operation About 4hours:At 20 C (68 F) degrees temperature, a 1.5kg (3.3 lbs) loading weight with use of Alkaline batteries
Dimensions95×137×58mm (3.7x5.9x2.3 inches)
Weight1.4 lbs (without batteries)
Optional accessoryA dedicated polar axis scope for Polarie
Tripod for Polarie (if purchased as a package)
Model M-178V
Legs4 section
Minimum Tripod Length 555mm (22")
Working Height Adjustable from 540mm to 1,780mm (21.2 to 70 inches)
Elevator pole extensionGeared part:200mm (7.9”), Friction up and down part (Center column):290mm (11.4”)
Camera thread sizeUNC1/4 inch
Maximum loading weightAbout 3.0kg (6.6 lbs)
WeightTripod:1.98kg(without pan head) (4.3 lbs)
QHD-33 Ball head:130g (4.5oz)
QHD-43 Ball head:158g (5.5 oz
Suggested accessoryQHD-43 Ball head (Pre-installed on the tripod head)?QHD-33



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