Optec

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  1. Optec - IFW 2" Intelligent Filter Selector System.

    $829.00
    SKU: 17350

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    The IFW is so named because it is capable of storing and recalling filter names
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  2. Optec - 5-position Filter Wheel for 2" diameter filters with mounting tabs

    $225.00
    SKU: 17353

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    New filter wheel design allows filters to be easily installed and removed with delrin tabs and spacers. Tab and spacer kit #17584 is included
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  3. Optec - 5-position Filter Wheel for 50mm diameter filters with mounting tabs

    $225.00
    SKU: 17356

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    New filter wheel design allows filters to be easily installed and removed with delrin tabs and spacers. Tab and spacer kit #17581 is included
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  4. Optec - IFW 3" Intelligent 3" Filter Selector System.

    $1,295.00
    SKU: 17360

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    To meet the needs of the ever increasing CCD size used in astro-imaging,
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  5. Optec - 5-position Filter Wheel for 58mm Square Filters with mounting tabs

    $345.00
    SKU: 17361

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    Wheel design allows for up to 5 filters of 58mm square size to be user installed. The 58mm square filters are a new standard from Optec. Wheel can easily be inserted into the filter wheel selector without removing anything from the instrument train
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  6. Optec - 6-position Filter Wheel for 50mm Square Filters with mounting tabs

    $345.00
    SKU: 17362

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    Wheel design allows for up to 6 filters of 50mm square size to be user installed. The 50mm square filters are not available from Optec but are commonly available from other astronomical filter suppliers
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  7. Optec - IFW Intelligent Filter Wheel LRGB Kit.

    $1,600.00
    SKU: OPT-IFW

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  8. Optec - IFW-3 Intelligent Filter Wheel LRGB Kit.

    $3,100.00
    SKU: OPT-IFW-3

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  9. Optec - 8-Position Filter Wheel, for 25.4m Filters with Mounting Tabs

    $245.00
    SKU: 17357

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    New filter wheel design allows filters to be easily installed and removed with delrin tabs and spacers. Tab and spacer kit #17580 is included
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  10. Optec - 9-position Filter Wheel for 50mm Round Filters with mounting tabs

    $345.00
    SKU: 17363

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    Wheel design allows for up to 9 filters of 50mm round size to be user installed. Optec has a complete selection of 50mm round filters. Wheel can easily be inserted into the filter wheel selector without removing anything from the instrument train
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Optec, Inc. is located in Lowell, Michigan, just east of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. For many years now the company has been in the forefront of research and development of astronomical, visibility, and video/CCD microscopy optical instruments for both amateurs and professional alike.

Optec was incorporated in 1979 and is the successor to DOAA Enterprises; a Detroit based company founded by an Oakland University college student, Gerald Persha. Under the leadership of Persha, Optec has grown from a small basement operation to a corporation employing 7 technicians, machinists, and sales staff. Optec's roots are founded strongly in astronomical research instrumentation with products such as the SSP line of solid-state photometers, photomultiplier tube and CCD photometers, the patented TCF- temperature compensated focuser and the recent addition of the Pyxis 3-inch, a high precision camera field rotator for large telescopes.

Optec has a support staff of many diverse and qualified individuals, who take great pride in their accomplishments at the company. 

Optec maintains and uses the Optec Observatory, a small observatory and testing laboratory for Optec's astronomical product line. Using a Meade 10" LX200 telescope and CCD cameras from SBIG. In addition to the Optec SSP single channel photometer line, the Optec Observatory is fully computer controlled with separate control room and observing deck. Recent additions to the observatory now allow remote operations of the telescope, photometer, and CCD camera control software. 

In addition to the astronomical product line, Optec designs and manufactures optical couplers for video/CCD microscopy, atmospheric visibility measuring instruments such as the Model LPV transmissometer and the NGN integrating nephelometer. These unique instruments are used to monitor the air quality in many of the national parks in the USA as part of the Improve Network.