The Star Adventurer Ball Head adapter provides a 3/8 threaded post to mount any ball of of choice to the Star Adventurer. The Ball Head adapter utilizes a stand V-style dovetail on the back for easy mounting to the Star Adventurer.
For those looking to mount heavier cameras, lenses or telescopes the Star Adventurer counter weight kit is a must. In order to provide smooth tracking and less stress on the mount’s motor the counter weight kit allows you to counter balance your payload. With the counter weight kit you can take the Star Adventurer to its maximum payload of 11lbs.
For those using heavy full frame camera with popular 200, 300 or 400mm lenses the counter weight kit is a must.
NOTE: You must have the Dec. Bracket in order to use the counter weight kit.
The Star Adventurer Dec. Bracket allows for larger telephoto lenses and small telescopes to be used.
The Dec. Bracket features a slow motion geared hear for easy adjustment in the Dec. axis. These smooth adjustments are perfect when using longer focal length optics where large movements are not needed for centering the target.
The Dec. Bracket also allows for an addition ball head to be mounted using its open 3/8 threaded post (opposite the gear head).
You must have the Dec. Bracket to use the Star Adventurer counter weight kit. The counter weight rod threads into the Dec. Bracket.
The Star Adventurer Latitude (EQ) Base provides a smooth and reliable way to polar align your mount. With internal gearing the Latitude Base makes aligning to the north celestial pole easy and repeatable.
The Latitude Base features a V-style dovetail system and mounting block. The mounting block threads on the Star Adventurer and allows you to quickly mount or dismount your Star Adventurer to the Latitude Base. The Base also features latitude degree markers to easily adjust the Star Adventurer to the correct placement. Underneath the Base is a 3/8 thread which can mount to many of todays popular photo tripods.