"Photastro Product Guides" Articles

Pages with more detailed information about Photastro products than provided the the regular product descriptions

(entries are sorted by the date last changed or published)

Using Open Belts with Locks

 It is not always possible to find a belt on the market in the exact length as needed. Some of Photastro products are supplied with open belts. For these cases I designed special locks. (the above picture shows five locks in one blister) The locks are designed to fit...

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Powered Counterweight – Four Different Designs

When I started with the idea to combine the battery with the counterweight, I thought, it will be a one-shot project. Well, it gradually became more a learning and a research project. Now, there are four different models made, whereas I do not count the first one...

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Mounting Kit and Belt Drive for RedCat 51 and 71

ZWO ASIAIR Mounting Kit and Belt Drive for EAF on William Optics RedCat 51 and Red Cat 71 When I started to design an adaptation from my “On-OTA” mounting kit for William Optics RedCat 51 and RedCat 71, I observed that a much simpler mounting would be possible if it...

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About Photastro

Made in Germany. Shipped from Germany About Photastro Photastro is a new shop on Internet. It has been started in the Fall 2021 as a small business ran by one person in the spare time aside. The famous recent pandemic has changed my sabbatical plans in the year 2020,...

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