Technical Innovations Innovations Robofocus RF-3 International (No AC Adapter)

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Technical Innovations Innovations Robofocus RF-3 International (No AC Adapter)
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  • RoboFocus by Technical Innovations is a remote focus driver that is installed on your telescope focus mechanism, providing digital control of the focus position locally or from a remote location.
  • RoboFocus allows you to make very small changes to the focus settings, and you can repeat your favorite focus settings anytime you want!
  • This RoboFocus system includes a custom-designed stepper motor, RF3 control module, a 2.2mm power plug, mounting hardware, and an instruction manual. Packages are also available for international customers, Van Slyke focusers, and custom applications. Contact OPT for more information.
  • The RoboFocus is created for your specific telescope and focuser, which is why it is marked Special Order. We must know the telescope and focuser you plan to install RoboFocus on...please put that information in the "Comments" section of your shopping cart.


Tech Innovations Robofocus RF-3 International (No AC Adapter)

Technical Innovations' RoboFocus is a remote focus driver to be installed on your existing telescope focus mechanism. RoboFocus provides digital control and feedback of the focus position using a specialized stepping motor controlled by a microprocessor. To use the RoboFocus from a remote location, you send the commands from your computer to change the focus position and receive back digital position information. You will check the results by taking a CCD image to judge if the focus is where you want it. Many users find that they can focus perfectly in only 3-5 minutes after taking only a half dozen fast star images.

With RoboFocus, you can make tiny changes to the focus setting so that you can finally take full advantage of the resolution of your optical system for either visual or imaging applications. You can repeat a focus setting at will, and you can always get back to a setting that you found to be optimal. And, you can make these focus changes from your control room or observatory.

RoboFocus Highlights...

  • Focus to less than 0.001 inch

  • Automatic Backlash Compensation

  • Vibration free operation

  • Remote control via computer

  • Seamless interface with other focus routines (MaximDL, FocusMax, etc)

  • Open source software

  • Installs on Windows based systems, including XP and XP Home

  • Digital readout on PC screen

  • Precise repeatability

  • Full manual operation

  • Fits nearly all focusers

  • New line of custom mounting brackets

  • Optional 4-outlet power box, which can be controlled remotely

  • One full year warranty

This complete RoboFocus system is ready to install and operate on your specific telescope/focuser. System includes custom designed stepper motor, RF3 control module, mounting hardware (brackets, shaft coupler, and/or timing sprocket), cables, PC software (on CD) and comprehensive instruction manual. Remember, you must specify the telescope/focuser that the RoboFocus will be installed on.

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Manufacturer Technical Innovations
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