Pegasus Astro External Motor Controller
Price as Configured: $177.24
The Pegasus Astro External Motor Controller is a great expansion accessory for the “Ultimate Powerbox v2” and the Pocket Powerbox Advance. The external motor controller is designed to expand the focus capabilities of the "Ultimate Powerbox v2” (supports a 2nd focus controller) and adds focus functionality to the “Pocket Powerbox Advance." The device does not require a USB cable and can be attached directly to the EXT port of the Powerboxes. It can drive a large bipolar or unipolar stepper motor (up to 2Amps per coil) with high precision.
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The External Motor Controller works with the following stepper motors (see the cable requirement also available from Deep Space Products):
|STEPPER MOTOR||CABLE TYPE|
|Pegasus Motor Focus (v1 & v2)||Straight RJ45 Network Cable|
|Starlight HSM 25 / 30 / 35||PEG-CMOT-HSM|
|Starlight MSM 25 / 30 / 35||PEG-CMOT-MSM|
|Rigel nStep Motors||PEG-CMOT-MSM|
|Moonlite Stepper Motor||PEG-CMOT-RJ45DB9|
|Robofocus Stepper Motor||PEG-CMOT-RJ45DB9|
|Lakeside Stepper Motor||PEG-CMOT-RJ45DB9|
The External Motor Controller supports micro-stepping for a smooth rotation and extra precision. With software, configure it to Full, Half, 1/4 step and 1/8 step.
No USB Port Required
The External Motor Controller does not require USB connectivity and so it does not need to take up a USB port. Simply plug the RJ12 port into the UPBv2 or PPBA's EXT port and the powerbox software will recognize the controller.
Second EXT Port Available
A second EXT port allows you to daisy chain future equipment or connect your environmental sensor.
The controller is fully protected against undervoltage, overcurrent, and overtemperature events.