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iOptron SMARTSTAR 9501-W User Manual

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Quick Start Guide

SmartStar®-R80 GPS Telescope

#9801-W (Pulsar Pink) & #9802-W (Astro Blue)

SmartStar®-R80 Telescope

#9501-W (Pulsar Pink) & #9502-W (Astro Blue)

FEATURES

Alt-Azimuth Mount– The Cube™-- The only mount of its kind for ultimate rotation

Includes the GoToNova® Controller. The most intuitive controller on the market.

Over 5,000 object database.

Built-in 32-channel GPS (#9801-W & #9802-W only)

Large LCD screen with 4 lines and 21-character wide screen

Drive motor with 5-speed setting for precise tracking.

Dual-axis servomotor with optical encoder

Aluminum tripod

80mm achromatic refractor telescope

PACKAGE CONTENTS

SmartStar® telescope mount

• GoToNova® 8405 Hand Controller

• Built-in GPS receiver (#9801-W & #9802-

Controller Cable

W only)

45º diagonal

80mm Refractor telescope

• 10mm and 25mm eyepieces

Tripod

Back pack bag

ONLINE CONTENTS (click under “Support” menu button) www.iOptron.com

Full manual (you can refer to the full manual for more details on set-up and operation).

Tips for operating

Reviews and feedback from other customers

Accessories information (including AC adapter, carry bag, and more)

Assembly Terms

5

 

1.

Telescope tube

6

2.

Dovetail lock

 

3.

Hand controller

7

4.Altitude lock

5.Mount

6.Diagonal

7.Eyepiece

8.Accessory tray

9.

Tripod support bracket

 

12

8

10.

Leg Locks

 

 

11.

Tripod

 

11

 

12.

Azimuth lock

 

 

 

 

10

 

9

 

 

 

 

iOptron Corp. | 6E Gill Street | Woburn, MA 01801 USA | (781) 569-0200 | Toll Free (866) 399-4587 | www.iOptron.com

Quick Start Guide for SmartStar®-R80 Telescopes (with and without GPS)

Step 1. Preparing the tripod

Unlock the tripod leg locks (#10).

Extend tripod legs.

Lock the leg locks afterwards.

 

 

#10

 

 

 

#8

Step 1a.

Stand the telescope's tripod upright by spreading the tripod's legs out

 

 

 

 

uniformly.

 

 

Push down slightly on the Tripod Support Bracket (#9.) Attach the

 

 

Accessory Tray (#8) to the Tripod Support Bracket via a screw on the

#9

bottom of the tray. Turning the tray until hand tight – don’t over tighten

the tray.

 

 

Step 2. Attaching the mount

Thread of Azimuth

Insert Azimuth Lock (#12) into the hole on the tripod.

Position center of the mount base to the threaded bolt of Azimuth Lock

 

Lock #12

(#12). Turn the Azimuth Lock to secure the mount.

 

 

Step 3. Installing batteries (not included)

Pull the batteries compartment cover (shown) open.

Gently pull the batteries holder (shown next) out of the compartment to avoid breaking the attached wires.

Step 3a.

Insert 8 AA batteries (not included) according to the diagrams on the holder.**

Replace the holder back into the batteries compartment and replace the cover.

Note: fit the batteries holder back into the compartment with the attached wires at the bottom right corner (see arrow in the photo).

** Use only fresh batteries; do not mix fresh and old batteries; insufficient battery power may cause error messages; optional AC Adapter and Car Charger accessories are available at www.ioptron.com

Step 4. Attaching telescope

Dovetail Attach telescope to mount using the dovetail lock knob (#2). lock (#2)

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