About this product
Part Number: PLLEST2-B
ESATTO is the new generation robotic focuser that includes motor and advanced electronics and can be controlled with the EAGLE or any Windows computer by connecting it to a USB port, or via WiFi by using the Virtual HandPad on your smartphone or tablet! The 2” version of the ESATTO 2" has 51mm free aperture, 15mm of draw tube travel, 5kg load capacity and incredible resolution of 0,04 micron per step. And you can also expand ESATTO features by adding the ARCO robotic camera rotator!
ESATTO is specifically designed for astrophotography but, thanks to specific technologies developed by PrimaLuceLab, also works extremely well for visual use. Forget about external controllers and cumbersome hand pads - ESATTO is the ALL-IN-ONE focuser that has all the features you’ve dreamed of in a compact, sturdy focuser design.
ESATTO 2” robotic microfocuser - main features:
- Crayford style focuser with 18 ball bearings, specially designed for very high load capacity (up to 5 kgs) with no flexure
- Low profile design with only 67mm thickness.
- 15mm focuser travel with an incredible resolution of 0.04 microns per step!
- Special adapters to easily connect to many different telescopes.
- Remotely controlled from EAGLE or any Windows computer, with dedicated control software or ASCOM drivers.
- USB-C connector offering greater reliability and can be connected to any USB type port thanks to the included cable.
- Remote control with WiFi from any smartphone, tablet or computer and ESATTO Virtual HandPad app also for visual use!
- Many camera threaded adapters with stop ring on the camera side to rotate and keep the camera in the optical axis.
- ARCO port to easily connect the ARCO camera rotator to the ESATTO without the need for additional data or power cables.
- Weight: 835 gr.
The best focuser mechanics and electronics in a compact body
The new ESATTO robotic microfocuser was born from PrimaLuce Lab's extensive experience in astrophotography and engineered with the uncompromising quality of PrimaLuceLab. We wanted to create the best motorised focuser in the world, with all the latest technical features, resulting in a compact and beautiful design only 67mm of thick.
Designed to give your telescopes the best performances for astrophotography
The special Crayford design with 18 ball bearings allows ESATTO 2” to have an impressive 5 kgs (11 lb) payload capacity with the focusing smoothness that is required by modern astrophotography techniques (eg. autofocusing with V-curve). ESATTO 2” has a draw tube with 51mm of free aperture, and 15mm of travel, offering to an incredible read resolution of 0.04 microns per step!
Many adapters available to connect to many telescopes
Connecting the Essato to your telescope is simple - You can choose among the many models and adapters available! You can easily connect ESATTO 2” to telescopes like Schmidt-Cassegrains, Aplanatic Schmidt-Cassegrains, Refractors, Cassegrains, Newtonians, and more! ESATTO truly is the universal focuser and if you can’t find an adapter for your telescope, just contact us!
Designed for remote control via a USB-C port from the EAGLE or from any Windows computer with a standard USB port
ESATTO has been specifically designed for easy remote operation in order to let your telescope take advantage of all the latest technology in astrophotography. ESATTO comes with a sturdy USB-C port (which you can connect to any USB type port thanks to the cable included in the box) to connect to EAGLE or any Windows computer, and control it via the provided ESATTO software or ASCOM driver. When connected to one of the USB 3.0 ports on the EAGLE (or any USB ports of Windows computers capable of at least 1A), the ESATTO can be powered and controlled via the one cable!
Designed for remote control via WiFi, from any smartphone, tablet or computer via the ESATTO Virtual HandPad app
ESATTO has built-in WiFi remote control capability so you can control it from any smartphone, tablet or computer! Just connect your device to the WiFi network of ESATTO and start the app - You will be able to control the focuser by using the dedicated ESATTO Virtual HandPad app. Thanks to convenient preset settings, you can easily record and move the focuser to specific predetermined positions - Great for visual use! WiFi control works even if ESATTO is also connected to a computer so you can control it simultaneously from 2 devices.
Focuser draw tube with M56x0.75 thread and stop ring for a perfect camera connection
A perfect focuser is nothing without a solid connection to the camera. That's why, instead of using a normal 2" visual back, ESATTO 2" offers a M56x0.75 male thread (to let you attach SkyWatcher/Orion reducers for ED 80, 100 and 120 refractors) and, through a complete series of optional camera adapters with stop ring, it allows you to directly connect the most common DSLR, mirrorless and CCD or CMOS cooled cameras directly at the focuser. The stop ring allows you to lock the camera at a precise angle to better frame the object to be photographed. The stop ring adapters are available in many different sizes: this way you can connect, with maximum rigidity and comfort, any camera or accessory.
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