Sky Watcher Skymax-102 AZ-Gti WiFi Go-To Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

Sky Watcher Skymax-102 AZ-Gti WiFi Go-To Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

Sky Watcher Skymax-102 AZ-Gti WiFi Go-To Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

The Sky Watcher Skymax-102 AZ-Gti WiFi Go-To Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope is easily transportable and has built-in Wi-Fi. It is an aluminium tripod with adjustable legs, and alt-azimuth mount

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Product details

Bar Code:  6970456091126
Part Number:  10264
Brand:  Sky Watcher
Skill Level  Beginner
Aperture  102 mm
Mount Type  Computerised Alt-Azimuth
Focal Length  1300 mm
Technologies  SynScan
Optical Design  Maksutov-Cassegrain
Warranty  1 Year


With the help of the free SynScan App for iOS or Android, the lightweight and incredibly portable Sky Watcher Skymax 102 MAK Wi-Fi Astronomy Telescope with AZ-GTi Mount (10264) can be wirelessly operated with your Smartphone or Tablet. Because the AZ-GTi mounting has its own Wi-Fi network created by the integrated Wi-Fi module, it may be used anywhere without relying on other Wi-Fi or mobile networks. You can use the App's user-friendly touchscreen menu to explore the cosmos after entering your coordinates and going through a quick alignment process.

Full computerised GO-TO control is provided by the AZ-GTi and SynScan App, enabling the telescope to be automatically swung to any of the 10,000+ astronomical objects in the App's enormous database.  Incorporates Sky Watcher's Freedom-Find Dual-Encoder Technology, a patented invention that enables manual movement of the telescope in either axis without the mount losing its location data. This offers the user during observing sessions a great deal of freedom, ease, and flexibility.          

The small-but-strong Skymax 102 MAK Wi-Fi telescope is excellent for studying double stars as well as the surface details of the Moon and brilliant planetary bodies. To optimise contrast and image sharpness, its high-resolution, long focal length optical system is multi-coated.

02mm Maksutov-Cassegrain optical tube
Multipurpose alt-azimuth mount
Adjustable height aluminium tripod with 1.25-inch diameter legs
11-pound payload capacity
SynScan GoTo telescope mount with 42,900+ object database
Built-in Wi-Fi
Controlled with SynScan Pro app for iOS and Android
Freedom Find dual-encoder technology
DC operation (batteries not included)

Ideal in Any Situation
The Sky Watcher Skymax 102 MAK Wi-Fi Astronomy Telescope with AZ-GTi Mount (10264) is the ideal tracking system for anyone looking for a portable travel mount that can perform both video time-lapse and Alt-Az GoTo alignment. This versatile AZ mount, with a payload capacity of 11 pounds, can hold anything from a small Maksutov or refractor to a medium-sized DSLR for time-lapse photography. The AZ-GTi is the ultimate travel mount because it weighs only 3.9Kg, fits easily in carry-on luggage, and is suitable for grab-and-go scenarios.

Innovative Wi-Fi Control
One of the first Sky-Watcher products with integrated Wi-Fi control is the AZ-GTi. Use the Sky-Watcher SynScan Pro app to connect to the mount and then align it for celestial monitoring.

Simple incorporation into any tripod
An adjustable aluminium tripod with a built-in pier extension is included with the AZ-GTi. The mount can be mounted to almost any tripod thanks to its ability to use a 3.8-inch-16 thread and the inclusion of an adaptor for 1/4-inch-20 thread sizes.

Control for Automatic Shutter Release
With the AZ-GTi, an intervelometer timer is not required! The AZ-GTi may use the auxiliary shutter release connection to trigger a DSLR with a preset exposure time of 60 seconds. The camera will keep taking 60-second exposures after being plugged into the mount and firing a shot until the cable is unplugged.

Accessories Included
Red dot finder, 1 1/4-inch diagonal, Super 10 and 25mm eyepieces are included with the 102mm OTA.

The mount head, pier extension, and tripod are included with the AZ-GTi.

Technical Specifications
Optical Design    Mak-Cassegrain
Magnifications (with optics supplied):  x52 & x130
Minimum Magnification    14
Maximum Magnification    201
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 102mm
Primary & secondary mirrors with Radiant Aluminium Quartz (RAQ) coating providing up to 94% reflectivity with optimal durability and long term performance
Lens Coatings    Fully Multi-Coated
Glass Type    BK7/Borosilicate
Telescope Focal Length: 1300mm (f/12.7)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
90° Star Diagonal (1.25”)
AZ-GTi Wi-Fi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount (3/8" screw thread)
Controller: Free SynScan App for iOS and Android mobile device, or Synscan Hand Controller (available separately)
SynScan App Database: Total 10,000+ objects. Deep Sky Objects: 10759, including Messier, NGC, IC, Caldwell Catalogues, Named DSOs, Named Stars: 305, Double Stars: 55, Solar system objects: 7 planets, Sun, Moon. (Unlimited objects when working with a 3rd party planetarium software).
SynScan App Alignment Method: Brightest Star Alignment, North-Level Alignment
SynScan App's Other Features:  Tonight's Best Sky Tour, Point and Go with a mobile device, Identification of Celestial Objects, Remote control over Internet, User defined objects, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE)
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 10 arc-minute (RMS)
Resolution: 2073600 Counts/Rev., 0.625 arc-second
Resolution of Aux. R.A./Dec. Axis Encoders: 1068 Counts/Rev., approx. 20 arc-minutes
Freedom-Find Dual-Encoder Technology
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, Alignment-Free Solar Tracking
Slewing Speeds: 0.5X, 1.0x, 8.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 800x
Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
Motor: DC Servo Motor, Gear Ratio 6480
45mm Sky-Watcher/Vixen type dovetail saddle
Interface: SynScan Hand Control Port, DSLR Shutter Release Port (optional cables available separately), Built-in Wi-Fi Module
Connectivity:  ASCOM platform for Windows PC, Mobile planetarium App for iOS and Android ( SkySafari Plus/Pro, more are coming).
Network Protocol: UDP, Port 11880
Adjustable Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
Height of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 80.5cm - 152cm
Total Weight with Tripod: 5.75kg
Power Requirement: 8 AA Size Batteries (not supplied) or External Power Supply (DC 7.5 to 14V, 0.75A) Tip Positive.
Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended.
Net Weight 6kg
Boxed Weight 8.9kg    
Box Dimensions (LxWxH in mm) 860x440x270
Barcode     6970456091126
Warranty 1 year

About the Starsense Explorer Range

Sky Watcher Telescopes have become a preferred choice for astronomy enthusiasts and professionals due to their high-quality optics. These telescopes are specifically designed to offer crystal-clear views of celestial objects, including stars, galaxies, and planets. Sky Watcher telescopes come in different optical designs, such as Dobsonian, Reflector, Refractor, and Cassegrain.

Apart from traditional telescope designs, Sky Watcher also offers computerised telescopes that feature advanced tracking and alignment systems. These systems make locating and observing celestial objects easier, especially for beginners. Whether you are an experienced astronomer or just starting, Sky Watcher telescopes provide a perfect gateway to exploring the universe, allowing you observe the night sky in a whole new way.

Popular in this range

Top-selling telescopes from Sky Watcher include the Skyhawk 1145P and the Explorer 130m telescopes. 

Popular new Sky Watcher products include the Startravel 80 refractor telescope and the Starquest 102R Refractor Telescope.

Recommended by PicStop

One of our recommendations recommendation from the Sky Watcher brand would be the Sky Watcher Heritage 76 - a simple to use telescope, ideal for beginners.

Also worth mentioning is the Sky Watcher Skymax 102 MAK WiFi Astronomy Telescope, an outstanding telescope with advanced features like WiFi control with your smartphone or tablet, ideal for stargazing with clear and detailed night sky views.

Looking for ideas or guidance?

Not sure where to start? Drop us a line with your telescope questions, and we'll be happy to help. Call us on 01624 670005 or contact us here.

Alternatively, visit our Sky Watcher telescopes and telescopes pages to find out more about different telescope types and to view the full range of telescopes available at PicStop.

Considering different brands? We stock a variety of alternatives to Sky Watcher and offer a huge range of products at prices to suit all budgets and experience levels. Visit our brands page to find out more. 

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