FocusLynx Hand Control
FocusLynx Hand Control
FocusLynx Hand Control
FocusLynx Hand Control
FocusLynx Hand Control


FocusLynx Hand Control

Regular price
$ 145.00
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$ 145.00
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#19695 - Hand Control with Digital Read-Out

The #19695 Hand Control provides an easy, vibration-free method of focusing the telescope when using the FocusLynx Control Hub.  Featuring IN and OUT buttons, a 2-line display, and Quick Sync synchronization capability. The FocusLynx Hand Control is a "must-have" option for any system where the operator may be at the telescope. 

NEW!  The FocusLynx Hand Control now includes an  electronic Fine Focus Knob for greater control and tactile feedback while using eyepieces at the telescope.  An embedded rotary encoder switch allows one-hand fine focus control while using an eyepiece.  No need to move your eye away from the eyepiece - with this improvement the FocusLynx hand control provides simple, intuitive and precise control of the focus motor.

The FocusLynx Hand Control plugs into the  Hand Controller port on the bottom of the FocusLynx Control Hub using the included telephone handset cord.



  • Material:  6061 aluminum, anodized black
  • Display:  2-line with Position and Temperature
  • Buttons:  IN, OUT, and MODE buttons
  • Encoder:  Rotary encoder with 1X, 10X, and 100X speeds
  • Communications:  SPI to FocusLynx Hub via MAX232 chip
  • Length:  6.3" (160mm)
  • Width:  3.2" (81.4mm)
  • Thickness: 0.9" (22.7mm)
  • Weight: 6.4 oz (180 g)
  • Mounting:  Stainless Steel hanging hook included
  • Connection to FocusLynx:  RJ22 plug labeled "Hand Controller"
  • Recommended Cable: Telephone Handset Cable (25-ft. and 6-ft. lengths included)
  • Firmware:  V1.2.5 upgradeable with replacement 28-pin PIC chip



  • Hand Control Rotary Encoder
  • Fine Focus Knob Upgrade Option - Includes Firmware Upgrade
  • This optional upgrade adds the rotary encoder and Fine Focus Knob to your existing FocusLynx Hand Control. Includes the latest FLHC Firmware Update. Requires the return of your hand control to Optec. Contact for return instructions.
  • FocusLynx Hand Control
  • Feathertouch FocusBoss II Hand Control Upgrade
    • (The FocusBoss II Hand Controller requires an extra milling operation to make room for the rotary encoder switch.)
  • Hand Control Firmware
    • Firmware Upgrade Option - Current Version V1.2.5

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