#17668 – TCF-Si Integrated Temperature Compensating Focuser

$725.00

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100 in stock

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Description
17668 – TCF-Si Integrated Temperature Compensating Focuser, 2-inch motorized focuser.  Fully compatible with the original robotic TCF-S Temperature Compensating Focuser, the TCF-Si features an integrated control circuit with RJ12 socket for connection to any control computer.  
An 18-inch temperature probe can be attached directly to the telescope OTA to measure to current temperature and the integrated control circuit will compensate for the changing telescope focus.  Optec’s USB/Serial cable makes the connection to any control computer while the TCF-S Commander software and ASCOM driver allows any higher level ASCOM software client to provide auto-focus.
 

Overall Height:    3.3″ (84mm) to 3.9″ (99mm)
Focuser Travel:    0.6″ (15.2mm)
Focuser Midpoint:    3.6″ (91.4mm)
Total Step Travel:    7,000 steps
Step Resolution:    2.2 microns
Weight:    2.2 lb. (1.0 kg)
Payload Capacity:    10-lbs. (4.5 kg)
Telescope-side Mount:    OPTEC-2400 dovetail
Camera-Side Mount:   2-inch drawtube
Control System:    Integrated TCF-S compatible circuit
Computer Control:   TCF-S Commander and ASCOM driver

Package Contents

TCF-Si Focuser
Temperature Probe with thermal tape
Optec USB/Serial cable
12VDC power supply and wall cord

 
TCF-Si flyer
TCF-S Technical Manual
 
Compatibility
Specially designed for any SCT telescope including Celestron and Meade.  Compatible with any telescope with 84 to 99mm of available back-focus.  See our selection of OPTEC-2400 telescope adapters for most applications.  Custom adapters available upon request.
The TCF-S driver software is fully compatible with all ASCOM software packages including:

Maxim D/L
TheSky X (also compatible with native X2 drivers)
SGP
Prism
N.I.N.A.
any other Windows compatible ASCOM client.

 
 
Select any of our OPTEC-2400 2.4-inch dovetail telescope mounts for attachment to your telescope OTA.
Optional IN/OUT Remote Keypad, stock item 17680, allows manual push-button control while at the telescope. Ideal for visual use.
 
Downloads
TCF-S focusers work with ASCOM, X2, and INDI software.

TCF-S download page

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