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#76 derangedhermit

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 12:12 AM

The iOptron SkyTracker has been updated to model 3302. The two touted improvements are:
- azimuth (panning) base (answering the #1 complaint,I guess)
- load increase to 7.7 lbs (from 6.6 I think)

The adjustable az base is self-explanatory. The load increase: marketing or mechanical improvement? Anyone know?

It seems to be the same list price, at least for an introductory period. I'm not sure if it's available in the US yet.

#77 Psion

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 12:58 AM

New payload is marketing I think. I can't see any improvement.

#78 Darren Bly

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:09 AM

Any improvement would be internal.

#79 calypsob

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 12:09 PM

Well if you are still after a tripod http://bit.ly/12Qw1cD. This is a little over budget but is rated at 22 lbs. go find another carbon fiber tripod less than 500 and you will see that this is a great deal

#80 park

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:45 PM

Patrick,

Did you find a way to amount a finder scope on SkyTracker?

I'm very curious.






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