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Posted 14 February 2020 - 08:46 AM

https://www.apm-tele...-track-lx2.html

 

US $ 150 include worldwide shipping

 

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The Omegon Mini-Track mount is an instrument that almost guarantees successful astronomy photos when used with wide-angle and lightweight telephoto lenses. No matter where your trip takes you - the MiniTrack can accompany you to anywhere in the world (northern hemisphere). It works completely without batteries and will fit in any pocket. Hundreds of people are already successfully using it and are thrilled by the photos produced. Astronomy photos taken using the MiniTrack will definitely attract attention!

 

The advantages in a nutshell

    take pictures of the night sky from anywhere in the northern hemisphere - successfully and effortlessly
    never needs charging - works via clockwork, so is independent of batteries and power sockets
    wind-up by pulling the cord and the mount will start operating immediately
    optimal for overview shots of the starry sky and using telephoto lenses up to about 300mm
    simply put onto a tripod and mount a camera of up to 2kg in weight

 

Better astronomy photos - anywhere in the northern hemisphere

Don't just bring holiday photos back home from your trip with you, take home stunning astronomy photos too. And it's a lot easier than you may think. All you need is a tripod, the MiniTrack mount, a ball-head and your camera. Reduced to the essentials it still does the job - producing good astronomy photos that anyone can take. And it does exactly that!

60 minutes of mechanical tracking

 

The MiniTrack has a clockwork heart, electronics have no place. A precision movement accurately tracks your camera. Wind-up the MiniTrack with its cord, like an analogue clock, and it will start tracking immediately and continue for 60 minutes. This mount will never flag, even in freezing conditions. Your new mount can even take a telephoto lens. It is no coincidence that this 'expert' in wide-field photography has won the hearts of amateur astronomers.

Like a counterweight - the powerful spring system

 

The MiniTrack is extremely compact and needs no accessories such as a counterweight. That is because it's already been built-in - in the form of a spring system. As your camera starts to be tracked, the spring both supports the weight and looks after the tracking. Take this mount in your luggage on flights and leave your main mount at home.

Find the pole in a jiffy

 

It is straightforward finding the Pole Star with the polar finder tube. This 'rough' orientation is sufficient to track your camera plus lens. Amazingly beautiful pictures are produced in a flash when carrying out a series of bracketing exposures.

Fits onto every tripod

 

The MiniTrack has two connectors - one for the tripod and another for your camera or ball-head. Simply attach the mount to your tripod as usual using the 1/4" screw and align the MiniTrack as you like. Alternatively, you can mount a ball head with the 1/4" or 3/8" thread.

 

Invented and developed by Christian Fattinnanzi

 

The MiniTrack mount was developed by Christian Fattinnanzi from Italy. Omegon has taken over the distribution to make it accessible to a wider circle of photographers and nature lovers.

Take astronomy photos in no time at all using this fully mechanical mini-mount. No power or charging is required. Just take a picture - anytime, anywhere.

 

Included in delivery

    MiniTrack mount
    polar finder tube
    1/4" to 3/8" and 1/4" to 1/4" adapters

 

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