SKYMEMO T Portable Tracking Platform

Ultra lightweight and portable tracking platform with easy operations directly from your smartphone.
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What's new

Compared to other tracking platforms, with SKYMEMO T portable tracking platform you can control  stars and constellations tracking directly from your smartphone.

SKYMEMO T app

By simply downloading SKYMEMO T app on your phone for free, you can directly maneuver SKYMEMO T operations from your smartphone.

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Choose the tracking mode

SKYMEMO T is equipped with general 5 tracking modes. Besides "Sidereal" shooting mode, these other modes prove to be particularly helpful during solar and lunar eclipses.

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Suitable for star-scape photography

SKYMEMO T is equipped with a "0.5x tracking mode" particularly suitable in star-scape photography, when you want to insert in your photos both the on ground horizontal line and the starry sky above. This tracking mode allows smooth and slow tracking speed that will prevent ground scape from shifting.

Interval time built-in function

By connecting SKYMEMO T and a DSLR camera with a shutter cable (not included), you can shoot at regular intervals and therefore perform interval shooting while tracking.

Time laps built-in function

SKYMEMO T is also equipped with a time-lapse mode for time-lapse shooting.

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Polar axis telescope included

The most important thing to take in consideration with equatorial mounts is the polar axis setting. SKYMEMO T comes with an attachable polar axis telescope, that make it possible to accurately align the equatorial telescope with the polar axis. In addition, a bright field illumination feature will support polar axis alignment.

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AA type alkaline battery for power supply

Kenko SKYMEMO T makes use of 4 AA alkaline batteries (not included) for power supply. It can be used continuously for about 24 hours.

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Note: Under temperature at 20 degrees, "Sidereal" tracking mode, alkaline dry battery and standard use).

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Specifications
General Info
Category
Tracking Platforms
Model
Kenko SKYMEMO T Portable Tracking Platform
Color
Black, Red, Silver
Main Characteristics
Tracking Rate (tracking mode)
0.5x, 2x, Moon, Sidereal, Sun
Max. Loading Weight, kg
3
Worm Wheels
72 pcs. (36mm diameter) in aluminum alloy
Worm Gears
11mm diameter gears in high strength brass
Motor
Built-in encoder DC servo motor (right ascension axis only)
Polar Axis
"One star" system date and time setting with precession correction scale (2012-2032) - 4-stars pattern in the polar scope (corresponding to the southern constellation "Octans") can be used to align the mount to the south celestial pole - 7 degrees of actual visibility
Tripod Mount
U3/8 camera female screw (U1/4 conversion adapter included)
Short Plate
U1/4 camera male screw compatible with SkyExplorer
Polar Scope Illuminator Device
Brightness adjustment function, ON/OFF switch
Additional Info
Power
2 AA type alkaline batteries (not included)
Battery Life
Approximately 24 hours (with temperature at 20 degrees, sidereal time drive system, alkaline dry battery)
SKYMEMO T app
"Suitable for Android (from 4.03 version on) and OS (from iOS 8 version on).
Note: SKYMEMO T functions can be operated through SKYMEMO T app only. Therefore, please check and confirm that the application is available and usable with your smartphone before purchasing SKYMEMO T."
Measurements (WxHxD), mm
76x70x103
Weight, g
650
JAN Code
Black: 4961607465998
Red: 4961607466001
Silver: 4961607465981
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