We decided to call it ECCO not only
because it is the “Environmental Computerized COntroller” but also
because it is very easy to use (in Italian, ECCO means "There you
go"). In fact, just connect the temperature sensors (to be fixed near the
optics of your telescope) and the USB cable to one of the EAGLE USB ports (ECCO
is compatible with second generation EAGLE equipped with dew heaters power
ports), and press CONNECT button in the EAGLE Manager (it needs EAGLE Manager
at least version 2.0). You can see in real time the dew point calculation, the
temperature detected by the temperature probes you have installed and the
variation of the power supplied by the EAGLE to the dew heaters. ECCO does not
require external power supply!
Very easy to install on your telescope
ECCO can be installed on any finder base like our DX base or Celestron, SkyWatcher or GSO telescopes. It is therefore very easy to connect to your telescope. If you do not have a standard finder base, you can install one of the many optional bases and then connect the ECCO. We designed ECCO as an external module of the EAGLE and not as an integrated instrument because, if it were internal to the EAGLE, its measurements of temperature and humidity of the air would be influenced by the (even if weak) heat created by the EAGLE during use. With an external module, the data recorded by ECCO is incredibly precise.
Great PrimaLuceLab design
As with all our products, ECCO offers you innovative features in a product characterized by refined design and high quality construction. Made entirely of 6061 T6 aluminum and produced using CNC machines, ECCO is completely red anodized to increase the strength and durability of the materials. It can also be used as a finder support by adding the optional "Finder support for ECCO". You can install your finder or guide scope above ECCO instead of using guide rings (this is a perfect solution, for example, for small apochromatic refractors and very portable setups).