The Telescope Control Center Platform from Rouz Astro is designed to clamp on to any Losmandy or Vixen type dovetail allowing the user to create their own telescope control center. It offers a modular design that can be used to configure the platform with mini-PCs, ZWO ASIAIRs and power distribution hubs.
Among the benefits of the Telescope Control Center Platform is that it can be conveniently transferred from one telescope to another without rewiring. It provides a lighter option than using multiple clamps and brackets and the weight reduction can help increase mount performance and image quality. The compact package (weight of 0.3 lbs. and length of 8.5 inches) allows for tidy wiring with short cables that won’t snag. It offers 9x mounting positions and the mounted devices can be rotated to any orientation.
The platform is CAD designed and FDM printed for a combination of exceptional strength and low weight thanks to the tough carbon fiber composite material that offers excellent mechanical properties. The engineering grade material used is a composite of polymers and carbon fiber which are fused at high temperatures of over 500 deg F (no glue or epoxy is used). It includes a machined aluminum knob with stainless steel hardware and spring-loaded mechanism.
You can learn more about the Telescope Control Center Platform from Rouz Astro here.
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