Benro Polaris Astro 3-Axis Smart Tripod Head

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Benro Polaris  is the world’s first electric tripod head with camera interface controller, remote DSLR preview & configuration through WiFi/Cellular.

The Benro Polaris is a revolution in astrophotography; it’s well built, packed with multiple automation features, and the user interface is clean and user-friendly. Most star trackers are similar in both design and functionalities, but the automation is where the Benro Polaris stands out.

  • Weight: 3.3lbs (1.5kg)
  • Max payload: 15lbs (7kg)
  • Exposures: 5-6 minutes
  • Max focal length: ~400mm
  • Run time: 20hrs
  • Battery type: internal – usb 3.1
  • Built-in polarscope: no
  • Autoguider input: no

 

$2,499.00 inc GST

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Remote Shooting – From Anywhere

As the world’s first electric tripod head with camera interface controller, Polaris enables remote precision – whether you’re adjusting the composition of a photo – or programming the geared head and camera to capture a series of photographs to create a high resolution motion timelapse. The head also supports WiFi or Cellular connection – you can preview, review, and download files quickly and from anywhere.

Easily Capture the Best Moments

The intuitive app based pre-programming and electromotion system allows you to customize your own shooting schedule or routine. Simply frame the shot by adjusting your pitch and pan angles – then check and input your parameters like ISO, apeture, shutter and more. After that – let Polaris take care of your pro-level shooting without the need to even snap the shutter. Moreover, Polaris is so smart that it analyzes your shots and automatically dials in exposure values and sharpens details in your creations, saves you from the time consuming hassle of image retouching like focus stacking and time-lapse, etc.

Smooth and Precise

More than just a remote head, Polaris contains high-precision brushless motors that allow you to have control over micro adjustments to framing both vertically and horizontally. Even a novice can tune in the perfect composition by adjusting the head through the app or manually using the physical knobs. Make the fine details in your photos even finer and capture enrapturing videos without missing a degree of what you were trying to capture.

Also, the built in GPS & compass can easily determine celestial paths and adjust the camera angles for you to capture your perfect starry sky shot or hone in on a breathtaking timelapse of a stunning landscape during sunrise or sunset.

Strong, from inside out

Engineered to withstand the harsh elements outdoor shooting presents, Polaris is made with aluminum alloy that endures severe working environments. Having a bad weather day? With an IPX6 waterproof level, Polaris resists water and dust even when it comes as a splash, light rain, or a heavy storm – your inspiration is no longer limited. Polaris’s weather resistance makes every event you want to capture possible.

Moreover, driven by a high-efficiency power supply system with low consumption, Polaris ensures you an outdoor shooting experience that is both concise and reliable; The unique power-saving design further prolongs Polaris’s battery life for ultra-long outdoor shooting.

 

Specifications:

 

Weight 1.5kg
Carrying Capacity 7kg
Pitch Mechanical range 80°;-80
Pan Mechanical Range Unlimited
Max rotation speed 7°/s
Angle Accuracy 0.0025°
Torsion 70kg f*cm
Camera Control Interface Type-C
Multifunctional Expansion Interface Mini HDMI
Camera Control Interface Type-C
Shutter Interface 2.5mm
Camera Interface 2.5mm
SIM Card Nano SIM
4G FDD, TDD, WCDMA
SIM Card Nano SIM
Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 2.4 Ghz
Capacity 11.1V 2500mAh
Type Lithium-Ion
Charging Time 2.5 Hours (9V, 2A)
Capacity 11.1V 2500mAh
Support Charging Voltage 5V, 9V
Charging Protocols PD 3.0/Type-C V1.4
Charging Port Type-C
TF/SD Card Micro SD (Max. Capacity 1TB)
Materials Aluminium, Stainless Steel, PC, POM
Tripod Socket 3/8” Screw-in (1/4” screw-in adapter included), quick release plate
Camera Installation Method 3/8” Screw-in (1/4″ screw-in adapter included), quick release plate
Photo Standard photo mode, tethered shooting allowing camera control from the Benro Polaris App./td>
HDR High Dynamic Range mode – takes multiple different exposures and stacks together to create one image to create more detail.
Video Takes the images and then will stitch together in app to create beautiful panoramic images.
Panoramic Takes the images and then will stitch together in app to create beautiful panoramic images.
Timelapse Timelapse allows you to set the number of photos taken, over a select period with a set interval between them.
Pathlapse Pathlapse allows you to set the number of photos taken, over a select period with a set interval between them. While also setting up a starting point and an end point for the head to move to while capturing the timelapse
Focus Stack Takes multiple photos using different focus points for the same photo and stacks them together to create a photo with everything in focus.
Sun The Polaris will track the Sunset or Sunrise and allows you to setup and capture them in a timelapse as it tracks/follows the sun.
Astro Tracks and follows stars, constellations, it has timelapse/interval shooting mode as well as Astro panoramic mode.
Free Program Allows you to custom set points for the Polaris to move to while shooting a timelapse.