$995.00 USD

  • Holds eight 36mm drop in filters for un-vignetted imaging at any f/ratio with STF-8300 cameras.
  • Thin design – adds only 20mm backfocus (Total backfocus for STF-8300 with FW8-8300 is 38mm).
  • Allows the use of an optional Nikon lens adapter with the filter wheel.
  • Uses the camera’s I2C port for power and commands.  No additional power or computer cable is required.

Compatible with:

  • STF-8300M
  • STF-1603W (must have W suffix)
  • STF-3200W (must have W suffix)
  • STF-8050M
  • STF-4070M

Supports StarChaser SC-2 autoguider.  SC-2 also provides support for the AO-8A adaptive optics accessory.

Compatible filters are available at additional cost – please see Optical Filters.


SKU: FW8-8300
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Additional Information


12 VDC

Computer Interface


OS Compatibility

Windows 32 and 64 bit OS, Mac


1.35 lbs

Filter Size

36mm / 1.25"

User’s Manual

Installation, and operation instructions for the FW8-8300 Filter Wheel.



Backfocus Table

Backfocus configuration table