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ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser 5 volt USB 2 version
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ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser 5 volt USB 2 version

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ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser 5 volt USB 2 version


Thursday, April 25, 2024

Russ Scritchfield Russ Scritchfield

The Electronic Autofocuser from ZWO offers easy installation, compatibility with multiple telescopes, and versatile control via smartphone, tablet, or manual hand controller, it is Ideal for maintaining sharp focus in varying temperatures.

Incorporating an electronic autofocuser like the ZWO EAF into your astrophotography setup enhances usability, saves time, and improves image quality. Temperature changes during an imaging session can cause your telescope's body to expand or contract, which shifts the focal point.

ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser 5 volt USB 2.0 version

The ZWO EAF automates refocusing to maintain sharp images, simplifying the process with software precision. It's lightweight, easy to install, and integrates seamlessly with systems like the ZWO ASIAIR. An optional ZWO Temperature Sensor can further optimize focus adjustments based on temperature fluctuations.

Installation compatibility and control options

Installation, compatibility, and control options

Installing the ZWO EAF on your telescope is a straightforward process. Start by removing the existing focusing knob and securing the EAF in its place using the provided coupler that fits around the telescope's focusing shaft. The package includes various sized couplers to accommodate a broad spectrum of telescopes. Measure the diameter of your telescope's focusing shaft to ensure a proper fit with the included couplers. The ZWO EAF is compatible with numerous popular telescope brands, including Sky-Watcher and William Optics.

The ZWO EAF offers multiple control methods to suit various preferences. It can be operated using compatible capture software supported by ASCOM and INDI, such as NINA or Astro Photography Tool. For those who prefer a more hands-on approach, the ZWO EAF Hand Controller, available separately, allows for precise manual focusing. Additionally, the EAF integrates seamlessly with the ASIAIR WiFi imaging and control system, enabling you to manage your imaging sessions conveniently from a smartphone or tablet.

Whats in the ZWO Standard Electronic Automatic Focuser 5V USB Version box

What's in the ZWO Standard Electronic Automatic Focuser - 5V USB Version box?

  • EAF-5V Body
  • Flexible Coupling
  • Motor Bracket
  • USB2.0 cable
  • (4) M5 Screws
  • (4) M4 Screws
  • Spacers
  • M5 Wrench
  • M4 Wrench
     
ZWO EAF specifications

ZWO EAF specifications:

  • Motor: 35mm Stepper Motor
  • Subdivision Steps: 5760 steps
  • Step Angle: 7.5°
  • Reduction Ratio: 120
  • Focuser Payload Limit: 11 lbs (5kg)
  • Supply Voltage: 12V @ 0.5A
  • Data Interface: USB 2.0
  • Dimensions: 59mm x 52mm x 41mm
  • Weight: 0.61 lbs (277g)

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