The EAF focuser can be used for deep sky astrophotography and for planetary/lunar imaging and supports focusing using both manual and autofocus modes. For deep sky photography, the user may use either manual or software autofocusing, while planetary photographers may only use manual focusing at this time. Let’s take a look at how you can […]

Q1: Which focusers are supported? The current EAF bracket is compatible with SkyWatcher Astrograph reflectors, SkyWatcher Black Diamond, SkyWatcher Dobsonians, SkyWatcher Maksutov-Newtonians. SharpStar Telescopes SkyRover Telescopes TS Optics Astro Tech Feather Touch Some others such as Explore Scientific will fit with longer screws (not supplied) More focusers will be supported in the future as we […]

ASCOM Installation The latest version of ASICAP has native support for the EAF. Other software packages will require the use of an ASCOM driver. EAF ASCOM drivers can be found on the ZWO website: https://astronomy-imaging-camera.com/software-drivers Download and install support for EAF, then launch the EAF dashboard from within your astronomy software.   Introduction of ASCOM […]

EAF Electronic Automatic Focuser is the latest innovation from the engineers at ZWO. We believe that it will greatly help with astrophotography. It not only supports various computer software in the market, with the cooperation of ASIAIR, it also enables precise and wireless focus control through the phone for planetary and deep-sky imaging. Here is […]

Why Do I Need to Guide?   It is near impossible to do deep space photography without doing long exposures. To do long exposures and not get star trails, you will need to guide. So, what do you need to start doing deep sky photography? Let’s look.   Guiding The gear you need specifically to […]