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Old 21-12-2007, 07:16 PM
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Motorized Cannon Lens

When i got my new lens i wanted to motorize the lens so when focusing it can be done by the computer. So i used my motor that i use for the telescope focuser. This is what i came up with works great.
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Old 21-12-2007, 09:17 PM
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ingenious!
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Old 22-12-2007, 07:27 AM
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Now that is pretty clever Phil, I know of some one else who uses stepper motors to do that same job, well done.

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Thanks Frank and Leon make life allot easier when focusing. Just need to get rid of the clouds.
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Gee Phil, haven't you got that organized yet, hop to it man. (clouds)

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yeah wish i could do a cloud dance to get rid of then. Or all of us stop buying astro stuff.
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