YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
The mission of Testar Australia is to offer a place where the beginner or the expert astrophotographer can find everything they need for their setup. That's why we offer 25 different brands across telescopes, cameras and accessories covering every component, from the foot of the tripod to the dew heater of your telescope.
Our large local stock is backed by the support you need to make everything work together. We can help you to select the correct accessories or how to calculate the backfocus as well as giving you tips and tricks on how to achieve your astronomy goals.
We are not just a shop! Where manufacturers cannot provide, we will deliver custom solutions for your setup. Powered by computer aided design software, we design observatories as well as parts and accessories to satisfy your requirements.
In a way or another, we are all passionate about astronomy - that is what make us a team. We can help you with your gear as astronomy is what we like and what we do, whenever the sky is clear and something interesting is up there.
An avid imager since the heyday of the KAF8300, Jamie loves all things photography, whether it's trying to take that perfect Helix nebula to making sure our products look great. When not imaging, he can be found locked away in his synthesizer cave.
For all number-related concerns, stocktake, bills and invoices, Mireille is the mastermind of accounting so all math checks out. She worked as star talker at the Ayers Rock Resort.
Testar works mostly online so we can reach you all across Australia as well as New Zealand and the rest of the world. We are based in Manly Vale, Sydney where we have a tidy workshop, an optical laboratory where we test telescopes, as well as a showroom with a selection of telescopes and accessories. We are equipped with a vast variety of tools and fixtures to help you set up accessories on your telescope. You can stop by during our opening hours or you can drop us a message.
Testar is always in search of brands whose products make your astronomy experience easier and more satisfying. We keep an eye on the latest astrophotography technology innovations and add new items constantly.
We produce in-house 3D printed components for specific applications and manufacture CNC parts and components for a wide range of projects.
We work with several international couriers to import from our suppliers in Italy, Germany, USA and China. Our priority is to dispatch your order in 24H and to provide accurate ETA for special orders.