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Optec Perseus 4-port Instrument Selector

SKU : OP-19605

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  • Optec's 4-port Instrument Selector allows the remote observatory user the ability to remotely select any of four instrument packages attached to their telescope. This is a robust design and intended for permanent observatory instruments only. There are four instrument ports - three 2-inch ports and one 3-inch port available with the Perseus. The embedded circuit has a single push button interface for use at the telescope and an RS232 DB9 interface for remote control.  LED indicators show the currently selected instrument.

    Complete third generation motorized instrument selector system with four optical ports. Now includes standard USB/Serial communication cable and integrated Ethernet connectivity. Various Optec adapters are available; please contact OPT if you need assistance.


    • Overall Height: 7.00" (17.8cm)
    • Main Body Diameter: 4.25" (10.8cm)
    • Weight: approx. 5 lb. (2.25 kg)
    • Telescope Adapter: OPTEC-3600 Female Dovetail Mount
    • Instrument Ports: Three 2-inch & One 3-inch
    • Primary Port #1: 
      • Mechanical Interface:  OPTEC-3600 Male Dovetail
      • Clear Aperture:  3.0" (76mm)
      • Back-focus usage:  4.5" (11.4 cm)
    • Secondary Ports #2, #3, #4:
      • Primary Mechanical Interface: OPTEC-2400 Male Dovetail
        • Clear Aperture: 2.1" (53mm)
        • Back-focus usage:  4.3" (11.0cm)
      • Secondary Interface: Knurled Parfocal adjusting OPTEC-2300 Receiver
        • Clear Aperture: 1.9" (48mm)
        • Back-focus usage:  5.0" to 5.5" (12.7cm to 14cm)
        • Total Parfocal Travel:  0.5" (12.7mm)
        • Mounting Options: T-thread, SCT thread, C-mount, Pentax
    • Control Interface: Push-button Selection
    • Communications Interface: RS-232 serial with DB9 connector
    • Software Interface: Dedicated Applet and serial command interface

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