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AstroApprentice
04-08-2017, 08:59 AM
https://www.firstlightoptics.com/alt-azimuth/sky-watcher-az-gti-wifi-alt-az-mount-tripod.html

https://www.firstlightoptics.com/alt-azimuth/sky-watcher-az-pronto-alt-azimuth-mount-tripod.html

Review of the latter here:
https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/297233-skywatcher-pronto-mount-first-impressions/

Wavytone
04-08-2017, 09:18 AM
Well that's nice ... the AZ GTi WiFi Alt-Az Mount is a baby version of the All View mount. Perfect for my little 70mm.

Also nice to see they even ditched the handset and went wifi. All we need now is for SkySafari to interface to this directly, not their app.

You could make it equatorial too, just put that on the little Astrotrac wedge http://astrotrac.com/media/custom/upload/File-1417788737.pdf

MortonH
04-08-2017, 09:25 AM
Links work for me.

The mounts look ok but capacity is disappointing.

Steffen
04-08-2017, 11:04 AM
Looking at the AZ GTi – that's a lot of pounds () for a tiny mount, esp. since at that price it doesn't include a SynScan hand controller.

glend
04-08-2017, 01:02 PM
That would likely include the 19% VAT that applies in the EU, inc Britian still. VAT should not be charged on exports outside EU, but that does not stop some vendors pocketing it and claiming the export credit. Best to ask before you buy..it could save you 54 pounds to offset shipping.

Wavytone
04-08-2017, 03:38 PM
Agree on the price being steep. I paid only a tad more for the All-View which is a far beefier with larger gears. With care it took my 130 APO and 180mm Mak surprisingly well.