Optec DirectSync APO Motor for FocusLynx

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Optec DirectSync APO Motor for FocusLynx

This DirectSync APO Motor is for 2.5-inch Focusers on Meade, Stellarvue, Astro-Tech, and other Apochomatic refractors.


Optec's FocusLynx DirectSync APO system is an aftermarket add-on for several import Apochromat telescopes with dual-speed focusers. Meade Instruments, Stellarvue, and other telescope manufacturers include compatible focusers for the DirectSync APO motor.  Like all Optec DirectSync and QuickSync motors, this new DirectSync APO motor provides a direct drive motor that can be easily disengaged for manual focusing. The DirectSync APO motor kit is easy to install and provides a digital focusing solution that also allows manual focus when at the telescope. 


The DirectSync APO motor fits the following telescope focusers.

  • Astro-Tech AT80EDT, AT115EDT, AT130EDT f/6 ED Triplet Refractors,
  • Meade Series 6000 ED Triplet APO 130 mm
  • Meade Series 6000 ED Triplet APO 115 mm
  • Meade Series 6000 ED Triplet APO 80 mm
  • Stellarvue SV70T f/6 APO Triplet
  • Stellarvue Access Series refractors SV80, SV102, and SV125
  • Teleskop Service TS-Optics Photoline 130 mm f/7 Triplet APO,
  • William Optics Star 71 Limited Blue Edition 71 mm f/4.9,
  • William Optics Gran Turismo 71 APO Refractor.

Optec DirectSync APO Motor for FocusLynx

  Optec DirectSync APO Motor for FocusLynx-use2


  • Motor Housing Width: 1.9-inches (48 mm)
  • Overall Length: 3.35-inches (85 mm)
  • Weight: 5.2-ounces (150 g)
  • Step Resolution: approx. 1 micron per step
  • Stepper Motor: Bi-polar NPM 15 Ohm with 1:25 gear-head
  • Connection to FocusLynx: Standard Ethernet cable (included)
  • Temperature Probe: Integrated Digital Sensor type TMP04FT9Z
  • Current Draw: Maximum draw approx. 350mA



 Image Note: The Focusers and OTAs are shown in the above images are for use purposes only and may be purchased separately.