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ZWO 5V EAF (Electronic Automatic Focuser)

SKU : ZWO-5V-EAF

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  • Excellent for planetary and deep-sky astrophotography
  • Supports ASCOM and various ASCOM-compatible 3rd party software
  • Step Motor, 7.5-degree step angle
  • Load Capacity of up to 5 kg
  • Telescope pictured not included

Product Details

  • Behold the newest focusing innovation from ZWO -- the 5V EAF! It is the upgraded version of the original ZWO EAF that enables accurate and dynamic focus control that is ideal for planetary and deep-sky imaging.

    The standard version of the 5V EAF comes with the EAF body, flexible coupling, motor bracket, and a USB2.0 cable.

    Compared to the original version, the biggest change for the 5V EAF was the removal of the 12V power supply port. This means that you can now directly connect it to your camera, laptop, or ASIAIR PRO via the USB 2.0 port and cable for both data transmission AND power supply! You cable management will be significantly easier and the supply pressure will be drastically reduced as well.

    The intricate pattern that is shown on the side of the 5V EAF is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it is inspired by the changes of Airy disk during focusing and the focusing curve, making it clear at a glance how this focuser works.

    Compatible Software

    • ASCOM
    • INDI
    • ASAIR and ASIStudio
    • USB HID device and drive-free

    NOTE: Check out this list from ZWO to see if your focuser is compatible with the ZWO 5V EAF. If your focuser is not on this list, check the mechanical drawing and this guide.

  • specifications

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    PortsUSB 2.0
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11/26/2021
Anonymous
United States United States

Instructions were a bit vague

I had trouble installing the EAF using the instructions provided with the unit. I understand that this item can fit a lot of different scopes and having included instructions for all possible scopes is impossible. A couple of questions posted to a Forum helped me find the information I needed to install the EAF to my scope. Once I found installation instructions installing the EAF was quick and straightforward. I had it installed and working within 30 minutes. If the temperature probe had been sold as part of a bundle it would have been a perfect purchase. I did order the probe at the same time as the EAF and it was packaged by OPT in the same box as the EAF so I at least did not have to have two packages sent.

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07/20/2021
Nick S.
United States United States

Works just fine

It works just fine. Plenty of videos out there on how to connect it and set the back spacing. It’s just another ZWO product that I don’t have to think about because it just does it’s job and does it well.

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07/16/2021
Anonymous
United States United States

Typically the best

As expected and experienced many times previously, on time and competitively priced

JR
07/14/2021
Jimmy R.
United States United States

sit it and forget it with the ASI air pro .

Easy to use, set it and forget it. Keeps my target in focus while I get to nap.

AG
07/07/2021
Allen G.
United States United States

Zwo Autofocuser

Is terrific! I hated removing the dew shield from my Rasa 8 to place the Bahtinov mask, focus and then replace the dew.shield. The auto focuser perfectly focuses the Rasa and in a few minutes, i am ready to go! works flawlessly with Asiair!

GG
07/06/2021
Greg G.
United States United States

Finally, Reliable Focus!

The ZWO EAF was able to achieve the tightest stars and maintain the best focus on my C-9.25 SCT w/ f/6.3 focal reducer/field flattener, L-eNhance filter and OSC astro camera under a Bortle Class 8 moonlit sky! It was easy to install with the dedicated SCT bracket and use with my ASIAir Pro and iPad mini.