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Vixen Optics AGA-1 Auto Guide Adapter USA

B&H # VIAGA1AG Mfr # 35201
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This is a special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of shipment.

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Product Highlights
  • Guides Starbook-S and STAR BOOK
  • Guides SkySensor
  • Requires 8 "D" Batteries

The Vixen AGA-1 Auto Guide Adapter guides the movements of a Starbook-S, STAR BOOK, or SkySensor controller for the finest possible image quality with long exposures.  To use the AGA-1, you'll need 8 "D" batteries (not included) and an input signal from any CCD camera.  Typically, users affix a guiding scope on their mount with Vixen's #3548 Tube Ring Accessory Plate, with a CCD camera attached to the rear of the guide scope.  You then output the signal from the guide scope's CCD camera to the AGA-1, find a guide star, and connect the AGA-1 to your mount's controller with one of the included cables.  That's all there is to it!

Guides Vixen SkySensor, STAR BOOK, and Starbook-S mount controllers
Outputs a standard NTSC signal to a video monitor via composite RCA connection
Receives input signal via standard RCA connection from Vixen (and other) CCD cameras
Guide stars can be down to 3.0 stellar magnitude (based upon a 60mm guiding scope with a 0.2 lux CCD video camera)
Guiding accuracy of ±15 arc seconds (based upon a 1000-4000mm focal length guide scope)
Pause Function switches AGA-1 to sidereal-time-based movement (used when guide star temporarily moves behind a cloud)
Monitor Function constantly checks tracking with an optional monitor
Power Source 8 "D" Batteries (not included)
Dimensions 4.9 x 3.1 x 1.3" (125 x 80 x 32mm) WxHxD
Weight 3.17 lbs (1440g)
Vixen Optics AGA-1 Auto Guide Adapter
  • Connection Cables
  • SX Battery Box
  • 1-Year Warranty
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