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Motorizing your WO Focuser

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#1 rigelsys

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:14 AM

Below is a photo of our nFOCUS DC focus motor on the WO scope. All it took was moving the set screw hole on the WO focus knob. Same setup will work with our nSTEP focus motor product line. If you got it, we can motorize it :-)

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#2 Denimsky

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

Hi,

Can nFoucs + DC motor be powered by AAA or similar small batteries or should I use a external 12V battery?

Thank you.

#3 rigelsys

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:48 PM

nFOCUS contains 3 AA batteries, which are boosted to 12V inside :-)






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