PlaneWave Hedrick Focuser

Starting Price: $1,150.00
Price as Configured: $1,150.00
Brand: PlaneWave Instruments / SKU: PW-200340

The Hedrick focuser designed by PlaneWave is a heavy duty no-slip focuser capable of handling an imaging payload of up to 20lbs.

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Occupies 3″ of backfocus with the focuser fully racked in, and 4.2″ when fully racked out.

The Hedrick Focuser travel range is 30mm (30000 microns/1.2″).

The focus tube runs on 5 bearings and is driven by a leadscrew so there is no chance of slipping.

Focus may be automated through a computer using PlaneWave’s EFA Kit and PWI3 software.

The focuser comes with pre-installed motor that can be controlled with the EFA hand controller or PWI3 software allowing you to quickly and accurately find the best focus position in a matter of minutes.