remote focussing added to scope

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remote focussing added to scope

Post by skyhawk » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:15 pm

I am NOT good at describing things so I have attached images, the FINAL belt used to drive the focusser from the Skywatcher unit

http://www.opticalvision.co.uk/astronom ... cuser.html

attached to the actuall scope focusser via home made (as I couldn't find one the right size) belt, from a cut down vacuum cleaner belt

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00 ... UTF8&psc=1

and shaped cycle inner tube repair kit

Now with 30' of leads it is easy to image from indoors
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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
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WO Binoviewers
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Re: remote focussing added to scope

Post by marktownley » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:24 pm

Looks good! I've popped this in the mods section as is better suited there.
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Re: remote focussing added to scope

Post by skyhawk » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:46 pm

Many thanks
Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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Re: remote focussing added to scope

Post by skyhawk » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:49 pm

Now the scope looks a complete mess :) :)
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Just for info, if I ever come over as "blunt" or upset it is not intentional, I am AUTISTIC, I have Aspergers, and ADHD, Autism, so my apologies if I ever sound, unintentionally confrontational. Thank you

Esprit 120mm triplet refractor
Celestron Evolution Edge HD 8"
72mm Ed Skywatcher for Solar

SkyTee 2
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest
Gitzo Systematic Series 5

ASI 178MM
Daystar Quark Ha
WO Binoviewers
Many eyepieces 2"

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