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#1 Gilgm

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Posted 20 February 2021 - 05:16 PM

Does anyone know if the ZWO EAF focuser is compatible with the APM - LZOS Telescope Apo Refractor 130 52mm, 3.7-inch focuser? Reason I ask is I already have the ASI Air pro . Thanks
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Posted 21 February 2021 - 07:12 PM

Does anyone know if the ZWO EAF focuser is compatible with the APM - LZOS Telescope Apo Refractor 130 52mm, 3.7-inch focuser? Reason I ask is I already have the ASI Air pro . Thanks

I don't want to sound like a jerk but I can't imagine sticking an EAF on a scope like that. I understand that you already own the asiair pro but dang...


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Posted 22 February 2021 - 07:06 AM

I don't want to sound like a jerk but I can't imagine sticking an EAF on a scope like that. I understand that you already own the asiair pro but dang...

 

If the mechanics of the APM's focuser are sound, what's the problem with using an EAF for the motorisation/control? 

 

I can't answer the OP's question directly, but I read here a recent purchaser of that scope applied a Sesto Senso 2 to it but had to get an adapter for it.  I suspect you might need something similar.
 


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Posted 22 February 2021 - 10:08 AM

I don't want to sound like a jerk but I can't imagine sticking an EAF on a scope like that. I understand that you already own the asiair pro but dang...

 

Inclined to agree - it will work but such a great scope. I use an Optec Quick synch with mine. 


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#5 Gilgm

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 08:36 AM

Thanks all - only reason for ZWO is I have an Asi Air pro - , will take a look at Quick Synch, Senso and Pegasus too.


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Posted Yesterday, 09:47 AM

If this scope uses the same 3.7" RPA focuser that TSOptics uses then yes it is a direct bolt on.  I only needed to get a pair of long 2mm screws to mount it up. 




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