Tracker recomendations please

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Tracker recomendations please

Postby Synchronicity » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:47 pm

Hi all

As I posted in the Intro area, I’ve bought a set of Canon 15x50 IS binoculars which I’m loving and having a great time learning about what I can see courtesy of Stellarium.

I’ve been reading up as much as I can here and elsewhere to try to get my head around where to start with photography and I’m looking for some advice.
I really don’t know where my interests will take me so rather than spend thousands on equipment I might never learn to use I’ve decided to start taking photos with my Canon SX 1 IS and learning the basic that way. It’s got a decent enough zoom for picking up a variety of targets and I can use CHDK to get it to take RAW images – and learn about stacking and processing with these.

My experimentation has led me to realise that I need a tracker when using the zoom so I’m looking for recommendations. It should be sturdy enough to take a larger DSLR with a decent size lens should I go down that path, but not so high spec that I’ll never need to upgrade. Budget is up to £250 ish…

Any assistance will be much appreciated

Michael

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