NEW Thorlabs Motorized 6 Filter Wheel Astrophotography Quantum Optics Physics For Sale
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NEW Thorlabs Motorized 6 Filter Wheel Astrophotography Quantum Optics Physics:
NEW Thorlabs FW102 High-Precision Motorized Filter Wheel for 1" Filters
$1200 List Price
The FW102 is a high precision motor driven filter wheel used
for a host of applications including color CCD astrophotography, fluorescence
microscopy, quantum optics, and photometry.
The unit consists of a control unit, a filter wheel housing
and a removable 4-inch diameter filter wheel. The filter wheel accommodates up
to 6, 1 inch filters or optics. Filter selection can be made manually from the push
button controls on the display panel or remotely from either an RS-232
interface or a TTL- level active low (BNC) input. The FW102 contains an active
display to indicate the selected filter and two unique aperture openings at 3
O'clock and 12 O'clock
The unique design of the FW102 makes the filter locations
very accurate and very repeatable. The lightweight design provides easy mounting
to optical instruments via two SM1 threaded mounts. Adaptors are available from
Thorlabs to interface to other popular camera, microscope and telescope mounts.
The unit also has ¼"-20 and M6 tapped holes for mounting to optics tables.
The flexible mounting system makes the FW102 ideal for both instrument and
The unit comes with a CD-ROM which contains a Windows® based
standalone application program. In addition, LabWindows/CVI® and LabVIEW®
instrument drivers are included to facilitate integrated instrumentation
software development. The filter wheel firmware also responds to a set of
"command line" based directives for those who would like to create
and script their own programs.
The unit is powered from a low voltage 5 Volt DC input
(converter supplied with the unit).
- Automated computer control capability (application software
- Holds six 1" diameter filters
- External trigger in (increment control)
- External trigger out (provisioned from software)
- Bi-directional controls
- 270 millisecond typical access time
- Selectable aperture openings at 12:00 o'clock and 3:00
- Dimmable display