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Innovations Foresight Full Frame On-Axis Guider ONAG® XM

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ONAG® XM for APS-C chips up to 50 mm diagonally

Stop the frustration of flexure and small aperture guide scopes, or hunting for that magic star in an off-axis guider's tiny field of view at the distorted edge of the field of view and start using your main scope's full field of view to make guiding simply work the way it should - effortlessly.

The ONAG XM is the new full frame (up to 50mm diagonal) member of the On Axis Guider product line.  It replaces the popular ONAG XT (discontinued)

The ONAG XM offers the same great features than the ONAG XT.
It is fully compatible with the ONAG XT therefore you can use the same adapters and spacers than for the XT version.
When associated with FocusLock software it offers an unique solution for guiding and continuous real time auto-focus using SharpLock patent pending technology. There is no need to interrupt your imaging session for any periodic re-focusing runs anymore.

It is equipped with a guider helical focuser for fine focus (800 microns for 360 degrees of focus ring rotation) associated with a new X/Y stage for the guider port (GP).
This stage has been engineered to support larger, and heavier, guiding cameras with large field of view (FOV) for remote operations. The ONAG XM guider focuser supports APS-C chips with diagonal up to 28mm, such as the popular KAF8300.
A large guider FOV provides access to many guide stars without using the integrated ONAG X/Y stage, it is also the only solution for multi-star guiding using the same scope than for imaging (MaxIm DL 6 supports multi-star guiding now, other are coming).
To know more about ONAG technology please visit Innovation Foresight's eduction page on this matter.

Innovations Foresight recognizes that ONAG’s users may want to customize their ONAG solution to fit their setups, as well as to use adapters/spacers they may already own.
We offer you the opportunity to buy your ONAG unit and select separately adapters/spacers, if any, you may need only.

The ONAG XM is optimized for full frame, up to 50mm in diagonal, imaging chips.
The ONAG XM scope and imaging ports (SP, IP) use a 59mm dovetail system for rigid connections with the scope imaging train (focuser, rotator, focal reducer, …) and imaging/filter wheel equipments.
The ONAG XM guide port uses a T2 (M42 x 0.75mm) male thread for connection to a guider camera.

For ONAG backfocus calculation and Excel spreadsheet click here.

To fit your needs Preciseparts.com provides custom adapters for any ONAGs.

For download of FocusLock (FL) continuous real time auto-focus capable software please click here.

For fast scopes with f/#<8 and/or large central obstructions (>35%) we recommend considering the astigmatism corrector. When used with the continuous real time auto focus software FocusLock (FL) the corrector can be rotated to dial back some controlled level of astigmatism.

Feel free to contact Innovations Foresight for any advice and support.

Watch the ONAG technology video below:

Features:

  • Finding a guide star has never been easier!
  • For your best images yet, ONAG Features:
  • Wide FOV for your guider with the integrated X/Y stage.
  • No differential flexure even with long focal lengths.
  • NIR guiding for reduced seeing & a smooth tracking.
  • No rotation needed, enjoy reusing your flat frames.
  • No filter in the way, ideal for narrow band imaging.
  • Sharp images with SharpLock real time auto-focus software.
  • No periodic refocus anymore, save time with SharpLock.
  • Light weight (0.8 Kg) and much more…

The Full Kit contains an ONAG XM, plus:

  • 2x T2 M42 x 0.75mm spacer (8mm length)
  • 1x T2 M42 x 0.75mm spacer (16mm length)
  • 1x Female SCT adapter (4mm backfocus)
  • 1x Male SCT adapter (2mm back focus)
  • 1x Two inches nosepiece (0mm back focus, 30mm long)
  • 1x Two inches female adapter, for connection with a 2″ nosepiece (30mm back focus)
  • 1x XT dovetail spacer, 8mm long
  • 1x XT dovetail spacer, 16mm long
  • 1x XT dovetail spacer, 24mm long

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

Items that have been opened, damaged or are otherwise unsaleable will be subject to a minimum 10% restocking fee, to be assessed by Telescopes Canada upon receipt of the returned goods

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

Typographical Errors and Order Cancellations

Telescopes Canada reserves the right to cancel an order due to an error in pricing by Telescopes Canada or one of our suppliers, equipment being no longer obtainable, or other events which are out of our control.

Client-Initiated Cancellations

Client-initiated order cancellations are accepted prior to delivery of the equipment to the customer, thereafter it is a return.
Product Specifications: without extension tube
Over all dimensions: 123 x 110 x 70 mm
ONAG® weight: 850 g
Imager back focus: 68 +/-2 mm
Guider back focus, half way extended: 101 +/-1 mm
Imager chip diagonal: Up to 50mm (full frame, 36x36mm, …)
X/Y stage, full X travel: 37 mm
X/Y stage, full Y travel (excepted low profile): 24 mm
X/Y stage, maximum off-axis offset: 22 mm
X/Y stage maximum exploration circle: 44 mm
Guider focuser type: Helical
Guider focuser travel: Minimum 9 mm
Scope port: Dovetail 59mm
Imager port: Dovetail 59mm
Guider port: T-thread (M42 x 0.75)
Dichroic beam splitter coating: Fully multi-coated
Dichroic beam splitter protection (both sides): Optical grade quartz
Typical dichroic beam splitter reflection (visible): > 98%
Dichroic beam splitter visible range: > 370 nm to 750 nm
Typical dichroic beam splitter transmission (NIR): > 90%
Dichroic beam splitter NIR range: > 750 nm to 1200 nm
Anodizing: Black, low reflection
Guider port corrective optics No

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