BRC Astro has announced that it has reached an agreement to take over the production of ServoCAT which has proven popular for many year for its ability to offer Dobsonian GoTo and Tracking.
As Bill Conrad of BRC Astro notes, “It is time to formally announce that the ServoCAT product will continue to be manufactured by BRC Astro. My wife Robin and I are currently re-modeling our 1,440-sf facility located in the Chiefland Astronomy Village (Chiefland, Florida) to support the ServoCAT production. Please be patient while we order hundreds of parts required for us to begin. Some parts have up to a 16-week lead time. We hope to begin production of the Gen3 later this year. And the design of Gen4 has already begun. The servocat.com website is also being re-modeled and updated. The sales and support links will be functional upon completion of this effort and your patience is appreciated.”
The ServoCAT system is a complete electronics package that allows for control of a telescope using either an Argo Navis or Sky Commander control computer. A ServoCAT can be used to control either a Dobsonian or an equatorially mounted telescope. With the system users have the ability to track or automatically follow the sky, slew (move around) at various speeds selectable by the user and Go-To a specific object.
You can learn more about this new chapter for ServoCAT here.
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