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Lunatico Astro - new wifi + usb focuser controller

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#1 lunaticoastro

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 06:13 AM

Hi all,

 

we've just released a new focuser controller that will drive most motors in the market and attach to most focusers.

 

It is small, has wifi connectivity apart from USB, a through-hole for easy attachment to any setup, threaded power jack, and can be controlled from a standard PC (ASCOM or INDI), or from any smartphone, tablet, etc, using a simple web interface.

 

US$149.00 worldwide shipping included.

 

For more information, this is the link.

 

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Thanks for reading this!

 



#2 kel123

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 06:41 AM

Thanks for giving us another option. And quite affordable as well . Hope it is as functional too.

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Posted 20 January 2020 - 12:25 PM

Thanks, and I hope so too... quite confident actually!

 

The internal electronics is actually an improvement on our successful Armadillo and Platypus controllers.



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Posted 20 January 2020 - 12:36 PM

Thanks, and I hope so too... quite confident actually!

The internal electronics is actually an improvement on our successful Armadillo and Platypus controllers.


Is there any demonstration of the installation? How exactly does it seat on the focuser? I guess it is for refractors.

#5 lunaticoastro

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Posted 21 January 2020 - 03:28 AM

The Limpet can be placed anywhere - from the pier to the telescope ring, being so small and light. But I guess you're asking about the motor attachment, there are a few examples in this page of our previous models:

 

https://lunatico.es/...o-platypus.html

 

We also have this list of focusers we have already developed a coupling set for:

 

https://lunatico.es/...e-cylinder.html

 

Agreed we need to add more images to the Limpet page...




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