Pegasus Astro Prodigy Microfocuser

Starting Price: $1,012.80
Price as Configured: $1,012.80
Brand: Pegasus Astro / SKU: PEG-PROG-FOCUSER

Prodigy is Pegasus Astro's new 3” robotic microfocuser. It includes the electronics and an accurate motor allowing you to precisely focus your telescope.

Its sturdy mechanical design ensures that Prodigy Microfocuser can lift up to 10Kg of equipment, dead accurate and flexure free. Focuser has 25mm of draw tube travel and a clear aperture of 76mm / 3”.

Prodigy includes 2xUSB2 switchable ports and 2x12V switchable power outputs that provide power to your equipment close to the focuser (e.g., Filter Wheel, Guiding camera, etc).

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Clear aperture of 3 inches

Prodigy Microfocuser has a clear aperture of 3 inches or 76mm. Its drawtube can travel up to 25mm

Adjustable rotation

Focuser allows adjustable rotation / precise orientation on both sides. This helps you to easily fit the microfocuser to your telescope and also place your camera with the desired orientation.

Innovative design supporting high weight loads

Prodigy has an innovative mechanical focus design that provides very high load support and accuracy with zero maintenance. Prodigy Microfocuser can easily lift up to 10Kg (22lb) of imaging equipment with zero flex

Zero Motor Backlash

Embedded stepper motor design ensures a smooth, low noise and backlash free operation. V-Curve points during automatic focus procedure are dead accurate.

Industrial grade USB Hub and Power Ports

At the side of the focuser:

  • 2 x USB2 ports
    allowing the connectivity of equipment close to your focuser such as a Filter Wheel, a guiding camera, a motorized OAG etc.
  • 2 x 12V power outputs
    Each port can output up to 4Amps
This feature keeps your cables tidy and each of these ports can be switched ON/OFF via the supplied software.

Temperature Probe

An external digital temperature sensor input is located on the side of the focuser. A digital temperature sensor is included in the package. The probe can be placed near the focuser so the exact temperature of the focuser / environment can be seen through the supplied software or ASCOM driver.

Standalone program available

Prodigy Microfocuser can be operated by Pegasus Astro's standalone software.
(Only available for Windows OS). Firmware supports re-programming via the USB 2.0 connection using upgrade software ((only available for Windows), for future upgrades which may become available.

ASCOM and INDI support

Prodigy Microfocuser supports the latest ASCOM and INDI framework.