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SkyWatcher SynScan WiFi Adapter

SkyWatcher SynScan WiFi Adapter

The SynScan WiFi Adaptor Module is compatible with all of the SkyWatcher Go-To telescopes and mounts allowing full control via an android smartphone or tablet. Either the SynScan App or SynScan PRO App, which are available as a free download from the Google Play or App Store.

Control your SkyWatcher goto telescope with a smartphone or tablet.
The WiFi adaptor module creates it’s own WiFi network, so the telescope or mount can be used anywhere, without any need for internet access or wifi hotspots. After connecting your device via the Synscan App and following a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the App’s intuitive touchscreen menus. The App also speeds up alignment by selecting location sensor which automatically inputs your exact location directly to your telescope.

The SynScan Apps also support the SkySafari Plus/Pro mobile planetarium App for Android and iOS (Please note that iOS connectivity at time of writing is currently limited and two devices are required).

Both the SynScan App and SynScan Pro App now support ASCOM standard platform for slewing, GOTO and Pulse Guiding. The SkyWatcher ASCOM telescope driver can be downloaded free from www.skywatcher.com

Replaces the handset

The adapter plugs in to the handset socket of the mount, either with one of the two supplied cables or in some cases such as the EQ6 by using the original handset cable. Once fitted the standard handset is not used and should not be plugged in while using the wifi adapter.

Download the SynScan App here

Included in the package
WiFi adapter
Cables for 6 pin & 8 pin handset sockets
(EQ6 PRO owners simply use your original handset cable)

Compatibility list
SkyWatcher AZ Goto
SkyWatcher Star Discovery
SkyWatcher EQ3 PR0 / EQ5 PRO / HEQ5 PRO / EQ6 PRO / EQ6R / EQ8
SkyWatcher AZ EQ5 GT / AZ EQ6 GT
EQ6 SYNTREK will require a suitable SynScan handset cable

Customer Reviews

  WiFi adapter  Really pleased with delivery service and product so easy simple and easy to use   (16/08/2019) -

  Skywatcher synscan WiFi adapter  A big thank you for very fast delivery and excellent customer service on the replacement adapter. Everything is now up and running with wire free guidance.   (08/07/2019) Paul Woollatt - Melton Mowbray

  excellent device  Very pleased with this new addition to our astronomy kit. we are very amateur so it took a few go's to get it working. It works on our tablets but not the phone?!! ah well such is life! Buyers take note it needs Skysafari 6 app if you want to link a specific telescope make to your software.Cost 13!   (16/03/2019) Doreen - Manchester

  Excellent service from Harrison Telescopes  Very happy with the product and the service. This is the easiest way of getting your telescope remotely controlled. Set up was straightforward and done in 3 mins. Item dispatched within hours since I ordered it and received the day after. Impressive service and price from Harrison Telescopes!   (01/03/2019) -

  SkyWatcher SynScan WiFi Adapter  This small piece of kit is worth it's weight in gold! Makes using the scope so much easier. It was a very good price and Harrison Telescopes processed my order quickly and updated me on progress. Ordered on a Sunday, dispatched on a Monday and delivered on the Tuesday - very happy!!!   (22/02/2019) Andy Clarke - Gloucester

  Synscan Wi-Fi adapter  The fastest delivery from order ever thank you. As luck would have it 2nd night from recovering sky's were clear so had to try it out. Worked first time and worked a treat used north level and 2 star alignment . Was all Most spot on each time looked at Orion and was able to track and photograph easy   (25/01/2019) Gregory Faulkner - Kenfig hill South wales

  Fantastic  Wow what a difference this makes, not only setting up but overall performance seems better and the motor has less backlash   (25/01/2019) Superuser techmods - YouTube

  Synscan wifi  Good product at right price, good coms and fast delivery at reasonable price   (18/01/2019) C martin - Dudley

  so easy to set up and use  ordered this as an addition to my set up and to reduce cabling amounts so simple just plug in connect go it connects to astrophotography tool easier than via usb and couldnt be happier a must have item   (05/01/2019) jim - ramsgate

   Excellent   A Excellent Product and the best price you can get and as I have said before the service is out of this world I ordered it at about 3 pm and I got it at 11 30 the next morning and as I Live 9 miles from Lands end that is very good going I know were I will be spending my cash next   (21/12/2018) Patrick Edwards - Long rock west Cornwall

  Easy magic  Im am totally delighted with this clever little gadget. Apart from doing what its supposed to do very well, it is an absolute dodle to fit and install. It makes using my telescope to explore the wonders of our skies even more of a pleasure. Full marks.   (20/12/2018) Bruce Henderson - NE29 8AY

    Delivery was quick items was as stated and is value for money   (26/10/2018) Micheal slater - De216LS

  Wonderful service and great piece of kit  Asked a question late one evening - got the answer first thing in morning, ordered it and it was delivered next day . In terms of the item - its great if you want to upgrade to a goto set up. No need to buy the much more expensive handset as long as you have s smart phone.   (28/09/2018) -

  Great accessory   I bought the SynScan WiFi adaptor for my secondhand Virtuoso Mount. It works a treat and gives me the option to use goto via the SynScan App. Great service too.   (22/09/2018) Tim - Suffolk

  Wifi adapter   Great service great price Wouldn't shop anywhere else   (14/09/2018) Dave w - S

  Impressive  Set up was surprisingly easy and I am greatly impressed with how much easier this makes not only navigating the sky but even setting up polar alignment. I have not yet set it up to work with Skysafari 5 Pro yet but hoping that it will be as seamless as progress so far.   (18/05/2018) Callum - Bury, UK

    Prompt service and delivery..works a treat with both my smart phome and Samsung tablet...a doddle to set up..   (12/05/2018) -

  Super item.  This piece of kit works great with my new Sky-Watcher 102 Mak. Was up and running in a few moments. Hope to test fully once I have clear skies. Service from Harrison Telescopes was brilliant, very fast delivery.   (13/04/2018) Tony - Stoke on Trent

  Excellent item and excellent service  This works perfectly with my Sky-Watcher mount. The app on the phone is so much simpler to use than the handset. There is also an Ascom driver so you can connect from any Ascom compliant application. Service from Harrison Telescopes was excellent. The device was delivered the day after ordering.   (13/04/2018) Chris - Twickenham

  You must get one  Hi I ordered & received in 3 days, all setup and works without the handset, controls from tablet or smartphone & links with skysafari for full control of the scope. It tells you what you are looking at & picks up your location.   (07/04/2018) Lindsay - Kent

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SkyWatcher SynScan WiFi Adapter

MPN: 20318

Price: 54.00

Including VAT and Warranty ✔

Control your SkyWatcher goto telescope or mount with a smartphone or tablet wirelessly with the SynScan wifi adapter module, simply plugs in to the handset port and uses the free SynScan App.

The SynScan WiFi Adaptor Module is compatible with all Sky-Watcher's Go-To telescopes and mounts allowing full alignment and control via an android smartphone or tablet. There is no need for internet access or wifi hotspots as the wifi adapter creates it's own wifi network. Either the SynScan App or SynScan PRO App, which are available as a free download from the Google Play or App Store.

Download the SynScan App here

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