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OPTEC FocusLynx Hand Control
The Hand Control provides an easy, vibration-free method of focusing the telescope when using the FocusLynx Control Hub. Featuring IN and OUT buttons, a 2-line display, and Quick Sync synchronization capability. The hand controller is the simplest and cheapest way of controlling a motorized focusing unit.
The FocusLynx Hand Control includes an electronic Fine Focus Knob for greater control and tactile feedback while using eyepieces at the telescope. An embedded rotary encoder switch allows one-hand fine focus control while using an eyepiece. No need to move your eye away from the eyepiece - with this improvement the FocusLynx hand control provides simple, intuitive and precise control of the focus motor.
The FocusLynx Hand Control plugs into the Hand Controller port on the bottom of the FocusLynx Control Hub using the included telephone handset cord.
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|Net weight (kg)
|V1.2.5 upgradeable with replacement 28-pin PIC chip
|6061 aluminum, anodized black
|Stainless Steel hanging hook included
|SPI to FocusLynx Hub via MAX232 chip
|Rotary encoder with 1X, 10X, and 100X speeds
|Telephone Handset Cable (25-ft. and 6-ft. lengths included)
|Connection to FocusLynx
|RJ22 plug labeled "Hand Controller"