Ultra slim USB 2″ motorized filter wheel – only 0. So I obviously need a filter wheel. Am I missing something? While he was talking with me about that project, he mentioned he was designing an ultra-thin 1. The set consists of 4 interference filters for Red, Green, Blue and a Luminance filter for parfocal imaging.

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Filter Wheel

Do I have to account for the optical properties of the filters? Add a fillter message. Each filter can be precisely positioned via a calibration function. Now supported directly by FireCapture starting at version 2.

I found that if you focus with the blue filter, you could avoid re-focusing or setting focus offsets for each frame. Ask a question about this product. Wgeel slim motorized filter wheel – only 0. Talking with Daniel Lajeunesse from Xagyl they recommended using Baader and Orion filters but double check dimensions before buying. These filters are properly sized for our ultra thin motorized filter wheel.

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I bought it June so months old and whilst it may not have had much in real astronomy use due to the poor weatherit has had quite a hammering over that time with the software that I have been writing and testing that Vilter was doing to help get the firmware right when I filterr having issues at the start.

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Posted March 27, This is great news for large format set ups where weight can be a real concern. Dan sent me an email asking if I had received it; unfortunately I was still on vacation when it arrived!

Holds 7 x 36mm unmounted filters up to 4mm thick using our proprietary zero-stress retainers. It makes what it is made for, not luminous leds, not bells and whistles, not expensive brands. You can have a look at their sales site for more information: Ultra Thin Motorized Filter Wheel – 5 x 1. If you’re going to change your filters often, I would recommend replacing them with something easier. CNers have asked about a donation box for Cloudy Nights over the years, so here you go.

Perfect for our Basler Ace cameras.

Acceptable for my means and easily correctable with an electric focuser. It is a little noisy when changing the filter but nothing annoying. With this in mind I waited until the weather was clear so that I could give a fair analysis of the filters and filter wheel.

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. The Orion Starshoot Mono III has T-threads and thankfully Xagyl has included all the pieces required to mount a camera to the filter wheel and conversely to your telescope.

I filyer chose to tackle monochrome astronomical imaging after learning the basics on a DSLR.


Ultra Thin Motorized Filter Wheel – 5 x 1.25″ Filters – Version 4 High Speed

No motors protruding from the filter wheel to get in the way. The outside of it is impenetrable unless you were really determined to destroy your filter wheel! The standard input and output adaptors are M72 x 1 mm male and female aheel, but 68 x 1 mm is also available.

I disabled this option on my xagtl and my problems with my serial port disappeared. For attaching the filters you must take off 8 screws. Has never missed a beat works perfect. However, the support from Daniel Lajeunesse at Xagyl as excellent and I worked with him to get the firmware working well.

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Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. While he was talking with me about that project, he mentioned he was designing an ultra-thin 1.

I used it in mono for a while but always intended to use a filter wheel with it.