Pegasus Powerbox comparison. Micro vs Advanced vs Ultimate-V2. Astrophotography cable management.

Below video from Rother Value Optics , one of our UK dealers, features a review of the Pegasus PowerBox Micro, Advanced and Ultimate. These are essential bits of kit for anyone looking to improve cable management and connectivity for an astrophotography setup.

Comparison Table

FeatureMicroAdvanceUltimate v2
12V Outputs44 +1 (Adjustable Output set to 12V)4 +1 Always ON Output + 1 (Adjustable Out set to 12V)
(6 in total)
Switchable Outputs1 x 12V channel
(you can switch all ouputs ON/OFF
1 x variable output
1 x 12V channel
(you can switch all ouputs ON/OFF
1 x variable output
4 Channels x 12V Outputs
(Individual switch of outputs)
Adjustable Regulator
(3, 5, 8, 9, 12 Volt)

(3, 5, 8, 9, 12 Volt)

(3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 Volt)
EXT Port (for peripherals)
Dew Heaters2 x Ports
2 x Channels
2 x Ports
2 x Channels
3 x Ports
3 x Channels
Auto Dew Heater Adjustment


Configurable per channel
Stepper Motor Controller
* Can accept external motor controller via EXT port)

* Can accept external motor controller via EXT port)

* Can also accept external motor controller via EXT port for 2nd motor drive)
Current Delivery (max)10Amps12Amps20Amps
Power SensorsCurrent (12V + Dew Heaters) + VoltageCurrent (12V + Dew Heaters) + VoltageIndividual current meters for each output
Environmental Sensor
(included)

(included)

(included)
USB Hub
4 x USB3.0 Hub (unmanaged)

6 x USB3.1 Industrial Grade Hub.
Each USB Port can turn ON/OFF via software
Standalone Software
ASCOM SoftwareObserving Conditions,
Switches
Observing Conditions,
Switches
Observing Conditions,
Switches,
Focus
DC Input Socket2.1mm circular2.1mm circularXT60
ProtectionsReverse Polarity, 12V Overcurrent, OvervoltageReverse Polarity, 12V Overcurrent, OvervoltageReverse Polarity, 12V Overcurrent isolation per port, Overvoltage
Watchdog
Dimensions66mm x 66mm x 20mm
Weight 90 grams
100mm x 73 xx 25mm
Weight 250grams
120mm x 100mm x 30mm
Weight 400grams

For detailed information for each product please click below link