Pegasus Astro – Falcon Rotator is a light-weighted, low profile camera field rotator. Do not be fooled by its thin size! It can lift and handle heavy image trains – dead accurate! Very easy to operate via ASCOM drivers or standalone software will make your life easier to automatically adjust with precision your camera field.
Low profile / M54 threaded
Thickness of the rotator is 18mm / 0.7”.
When you use the M54 to M48 adapter the backfocus is +1mm (18+1 = 19mm)
Weight is 700grams. Both openings of the rotator are M54 threaded
Adapters for both sides (included)
We provide two different adapters for both sides:
Telescope Side: M54 male to 2” Nosepiece
Camera Side: M54 Male to M48 Male Adapter
Important notice: The M54 adapter black ring on the camera side of the Falcon Rotator sticks out by almost 1mm (so actual back-focus is 18+1 =19mm)
A powerful geared / low backlash stepper motor ensures that the rotator will lock to the designated degrees. Mechanics inside the focuser guarantee zero flex in any point during a full circle rotation.
Falcon Rotator has been tested at 6Kg / 13.2lbs of imaging setup.
The 6 stainless steel branded bearings can easily handle higher payloads with zero flexure.
De-Rotation support for Alt/Az mounts
Rotator has the precision to fully support that. We are going to provide the required software for de-rotation calculations very soon. (under heavy testing under the stars)
ASCOM & INDI Support
Rotator is fully ASCOM6 supported. INDI support will follow by the time of the launch
Control the Falcon Rotator from the supplied standalone Windows software.
In the box
M54 male to 2” Nosepiece
M54 Male to M48 Male Adapter
USB TypeB cable (1.8m)
Cigarette lighter adapter to 2.1mm plug
Physical Size 180mm x 140mm x 56mm
Material Blue Anodised Aluminium
Clear Aperture 54mm / 2.13”
Steps per degree 86.6 steps per degree (31.192 steps per full revolution)
(full step drive – can be increased with microstepping)
Payload 6Kg / 13.2lbs
Telescope Adapter M54 male to 2” Nosepiece (included)
Camera Adapter M54 Male to M48 Male Adapter
Back Focus 18mm / 0.7”
Weight 0.7Kg / 1.54 lbs)
Connectivity USB 2.0
Operating Power 12V / 1Amp