Tele Vue Focusmaster Computer Interface - Discontinued

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Tele Vue Focusmaster Computer Interface - Discontinued   Discontinued
Item # TE-FMU-2319
  • The Tele Vue Focusmaster Computer Interface allows users to remotely focus their FocusMate Driver-equipped telescope using a laptop.
  • The Focusmaster also supplies a RS-232 port for the Televue Digital Indicator and a JR22 port for the Focusmate Driver.
  • The Televue Focusmaster Computer Interface connects to your computer via a USB cable, which is included.
  • TVFocusPlus is free software designed to work with the Televue Focusmaster, but it is also compatible with ASCOM compliant focusing software.


TeleVue FocusMaster Computer Interface

The Televue Focusmaster™ is the link necessary for computer readout and control of Tele Vue’s Digital Indicator Kit and Focusmate Driver. Focusmaster was designed to be easy and convenient to use, from its in-line connectors which allow easy draping of cables, to the TVFocusPlus display/control software. Focusmaster is compatible with ASCOM compliant focusing software.

Focusmaster Hardware Features Include...

  • USB (cable included) port to connect to your computer. As your computer supplies power through the USB, no extra power cable / source is necessary.
  • RS-232 port to connect to Tele Vue’s Digital Indicator.
  • RJ22 port to connect to Tele Vue's Focusmate Driver.
  • Red/green status LED.

TVFocusPlus is the software designed to work with Tele Vue's Focusmaster™.

TVFocusPlus Software Features Include...

  • Continuous or momentary position readout.
  • Preset positions (saved between sessions) are handy if you use various filters that change the point of best focus or even swap non-parfocal eyepieces. Yellow and green indicators when you are approaching or have achieved a preset focus position.
  • Zero reset allows you to zero the indicator at any point.
  • Continuous or momentary motor motion in both directions.
  • Full-control over motor speed.
  • Night-vision mode.

Focusmaster System Requirements...

  • Tele Vue Focusmate and Tele Vue Focusmate Driver installed on telescope
  • Windows 98SE/Me/NT/2000/XP or greater operating system
  • Free USB port

TVFocusPlus Computer Software Installation...

Usage instructions for the free TVFocusPlus software are included with the Focusmaster computer interface.

The install program is contained in a self-extracting archive file. It must be (1) downloaded and (2) the install files extracted before the (3) TVFocusPlus install can run. Just follow the simple steps below.

1. Download self-extracting archive file (2.85 MB) containing the TVFocusPlus install software.

  • Select [Open] or [Run] button on download dialog to begin download and extraction, or...
  • Select [Save] button to download achieve to a local computer folder; then manually click achieve to begin the extraction.

2. In self-extractor dialog:

  • Select [Browse] button to locate an easy-to-remember folder to extract the install files to (or do nothing and accept the default 'Unzip to folder').
  • Select [Unzip] button to extract the setup program to that folder.
  • You will receive a confirmation if the files extracted successfully.

3. In the extracted-to folder:

  • Execute setup.exe and the program will then install and register itself.
  • You can delete the install files in the download folder after install.

TeleVue Product Number: FMU-2319

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Tele Vue
Focuser or Mask Size 2" Drawtube
Focus Control Motorized
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
Included Items

Included Items

  • TeleVue FocusMaster Computer Interface
  • RS-232 Port
  • JR22 Port
  • USB Cable
  • LED Status Light
  • Software
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