iOptron SmartStar 9803, SmartStar 9503 User Manual

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Quick Start Guide

SmartStar®-N114 GPS Telescope

#9803 (Astro Blue)

SmartStar®-N114 Telescope

#9503 (Astro Blue)

FEATURES

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

Includes the GoToNovaTM Controller. The most intuitive controller on the market.

Over 5,000 object database.

Built-in 32-channel GPS (#9803 only)

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

Drive motor with 5-speed setting for precise tracking.

Dual-axis Servomotor

Aluminum tripod

114mm Newtonian reflector telescope

PACKAGE CONTENTS

SmartStar® telescope mount

#8405 Hand Controller

• Built-in GPS receiver (#9803only)

Controller Cable

• 114mm Newtonian reflector telescope

• Red dot finder scope

Tripod

• K 9mm and K 25mm eyepieces

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)

 

 

 

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Assembly Terms

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1.

Telescope tube

 

1

 

 

2.

Dovetail lock

12

 

 

3.

Hand controller

 

 

4.Altitude lock

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Mount

8

6.

Red dot finder scope

 

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Eyepiece

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Height adjustment handle

 

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Center Tripod Lock Knob

 

10.

Leg Locks (3)

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Tripod

 

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Tripod height lock knob

 

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Height Extender

 

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Quick Start Guide for SmartStar®-N114 Telescopes (with and without GPS)

Step 1.

Unlock the leg locks #10 (shown by arrows at left).

Extend tripod legs.

Lock the leg locks afterwards.

 

Step 2.

 

Turn the center tripod lock knob (#9) to secure and stabilize the tripod.

 

Tighten to a firm feel.

 

Caution: Make sure you loosen the tripod lock knob before

 

collapsing the tripod to store away.

 

 

Threaded

Step 3.

Attach mount to tripod by placing the mount onto the threaded bolt on

bolt

tripod. Then turn the mount until it is securely fastened to the tripod.

 

Use height adjustment handle (#8) to adjust the height of the mount.

#12 knob

(Caution: Do not extend beyond 6 inches from top of tripod.)

 

 

Make sure to tighten the tripod height lock knob (#12).

 

#8

 

 

 

Step 4.

 

Lift the battery cover. Carefully pull out the battery holder from the

 

compartment. Be sure not to accidentally disconnect the wires.

Step 4a.

Insert 8 AA batteries (not included) in the holder. Refer to the diagram on the holder to orient the batteries properly. Replace the holder back into the battery compartment and replace the lid.

For reference: the battery pack fits in with wires on the bottom right. (See arrow in photo). Use only fresh batteries. Using old or low batteries may cause error messages.

An optional AC adapter and 12V car plug cable are also available for purchase at www.iOptron.com.

Step 5.

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

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