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COMPLETED - SOLD JMI Motofocus for SCT's with controller

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I am selling a JMI focus motor for Meade SCT's.

It has a replacement controller as the original was lost many years ago. Works fine on a LX200.

Asking £40 for complete unit and controller plus £5 if you need it posted.

 

*****************   SOLD   ******************

 

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Can I fit this to Celestron 6SE?

now they come with 2 buttons how does this work and is it one speed or can you put it onto a micro movement?

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2 hours ago, Look left said:

Can I fit this to Celestron 6SE?

now they come with 2 buttons how does this work and is it one speed or can you put it onto a micro movement?

The focus motor is intended for a Meade scope so I don't know if the bolt holes on the focus mount on the Celestron will line up.  See the images in first post to see how it fits over the existing manual focuser.

 

The hand controller has a momentary on-off-on three way action so you can toggle the focuser in either direction without having to lift your thumb from the switch. I have used it and it works well in either hand.  The speed of the JMI electric focuser is controlled via a small rotary wheel on the motor itself. This is the way JMI built it. It may sound odd but it is quite easy to use in practice. Ramp it up to full speed to get course focus and then reduce it for fine focusing.

 

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