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Alnitak Flip-Flat Electroluminescent Flat Fielding Device

Optec Inc
199 Smith St
Lowell, MI 49331
United States
1-888-488-0381 (Main Phone)
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Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder

Alnitak Astrosystems' flagship product, the Flip-Flat, is a robotic lens cap and flat field illumination source for small to medium size refractors.

The Flip-Flat employs advanced electroluminescent lamp panel technology to provide a uniform source of illumination for the production of high quality flat field frames necessary for serious astro imaging and photometric work. With the Flip-Flat, on-demand flat fields with uniformity errors less than 1% are now possible.

In addition to providing excellent flat fields, the Flip-Flat protects the objective lens of the telescope from dust that typically plagues remote installations where the user cannot manually replace the lens cap after an imaging session. The Flip-Flat is easily mounted to the front of any telescope tube (or rigid dewshield) with an OTA outside diameter between 4" (100mm) and 8-1/8" (206mm). The Flip-Flat is attached to the telescope OTA with industrial nylon zip straps and easily removable for transport and storage.

A simple Windows interface provides the ability to open and close the Flip-Flat and turn on the light source. The intensity of the light can be adjusted to one of 255 levels.

#19050 - Alnitak Flip-Flat, OTA size: 4" to 6" - Price: $460

#19051 - Alnitak Flip-Flat, OTA size: 6" to 7-5/8" - Price: $450

#19052 - Alnitak Flip-Flat, OTA up to 8-1/8" - Price: $500

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