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#1 Peds

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 09:34 PM

Hi friends,

I have stumbled upon an interesting new small tracker called Toast-Pro Delicious. This one is a concept model shown at CP+ 2013 that differs greatly from the original Toast-Pro. If their polar alignment system is as good as they claim it to be, this could be a real winner!

Regardless, it already seems like an awesome small tracker to compete with Polarie, SkyTracker, Astrotrac and the like. Now how much will this cost?

http://www.toast-tec...ious/index.html

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#2 Dan G

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:02 PM

I see a comment on one page that it costs 150,000 to 200,000 yen which is somewhere between $1660 - 2100 USD.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:04 PM

Nice find! Wow, the Toast-Pro is already one for the most (if not the most) expensive compact tracker (~USD$1000) - there's a blog that has the new mount coming in at between USD$1600-2100! Looks like final price is pending though. Looking at the gizmos on it, it's definitely Delicious - I just don't think I'm ready to take a bite ;)

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:31 PM

Very sexy. I would be afraid to drop it as it would land butter side down.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:47 PM

Hefty price for a tracker... I wonder who can justify such a cost. :question:
The GPS alignment feature is very cool though.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 02:50 AM

Do they have an English website or am I supposed to learn Japanese.

They must be aming at the Japanese market only.

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 04:49 AM

the older TOAST (non Pro) was rated at 7" periodic error peak-to-peak.

the TOAST Pro has a smaller worm wheel so they aren't talking much about its PE. but if it is in the same class, that would account for its rather astounding price...

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:29 AM

Hefty price for a tracker... I wonder who can justify such a cost. :question:
The GPS alignment feature is very cool though.

regards
Chris


The same people who buy Takahashi or any high-end goods. This is also in the Japanese market where folks don't mind paying for quality.






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