FocusLynx DirectSync SW30 Motor

#19788 - DirectSync SW30 Motor for Sky-Watcher 3-inch focuser

FocusLynx DirectSync SW30 The #19788 DirectSync SW30 motor with built-in clutch mechanism and temperature sensor allows both manual and motorized control with a simple twist of the motor housing.  DirectSync SW30 can be ordered separately or as part of the FocusLynx Kit

Designed especially for the Sky-Watcher Esprit series telescope 3-inch Dual-Speed focusers, the DirectSync SW30 features simple installation and an elegant design. The DirectSync motors are fully compatiblity with the FocusLynx Control Hub making DirectSync the very best choice for motorizing Sky-Watcher's premier astrograph telescopes. 

For owners of the Esprit 80mm with the 2-1/2" focuser, see our DirectSync SW25.


  • Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 Apochromat refractor,
  • Sky-Watcher Esprit 120 Apochromat refractor,
  • Sky-Watcher Esprit 150 Apochromat refractor.


DirectSync APO Motor (#19788) FocusLynx DirectSync SW30
  • Motor:  25mm Nippon stepper motor with 25:1 gearhead,
  • Material:  6061 aluminum, anodized black,
  • Length:  3.0" (76mm)
  • Width:  1.5" (38mm)
  • Weight: 5.6 oz (155 g)
  • Tools Required:  2mm, 2.5mm and 1/16" hex keys (included)
  • Motor Cable:    Standard Cat-5e or Cat-6 (6-ft. length included)
  • Connection to FocusLynx:  Focuser 1 or Focuser 2 port- RJ45 socket
FocusLynx Controller (#19690)
  • Length: 5.1" (130mm)
  • Width: 3.2" (81mm)
  • Height: 1.0" (27mm)
  • Weight: 9.8 oz (280 g)
  • Connectivity: USB/Serial, Ethernet, and WiFi
  • Hand Control: Optional
  • WiFi Connection: Optional
  • Second Stepper: Optional
  • Input Power: 12VDC universal power supply (110 to 230VAC input)
  • Software Drivers: ASCOM local server, X2 native drivers for TheSky X
How to Order:

Contact any Optec dealer, call Toll-Free 1-888-488-0381, email, or visit our ecommerce site:

The DirectSync SW30 includes the #19788 DirectSync SW30 motor only for owners of the FocusLynx Control Hub. Other options may be ordered separately.

Also Available with Integrated ThirdLynx Controller

Visit our new website for the DirectSync SWX30 motor with integrated ThirdLynx control circuit.  Fully compatible with all FocusLynx software drivers.

Additional Details and Resources:

FocusLynx DirectSync SW30 Installations.

FocusLynx Commander Quick Start Guide.

Review the FocusLynx Commander Help file.

Software and Driver Download:

Visit the FocusLynx Commander and ASCOM driver download page here.