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Old Monday 30th January 2017, 13:14   #1
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Anybody tried the new Opticron Tele-adapter?

Anybody tried the new Opticron Tele-adapter? I'm keen to know what you think if you have one.

I have the old version, but it is pretty poor to be honest. It's barely usable, even in the very best light. I'm hoping the new one is a lot better as I like the concept and prefer to use a fixed mag EP but with an adapter for "emergency IDs", rather than a zoom. I don't want to risk buying one though, if it's no better than the previous model.
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Old Monday 30th January 2017, 14:33   #2
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Wayland,

I posted my initial thoughts on a thread over in the binocular forums' Opticron section. It is a solid performer and certainly would fill the need you suggested in your post. I never owned the old one so I can't really compare the two.
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Thanks for that. I think I might risk buying one as seems an improvement on older version.
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I have no knowledge of the old model, I bought the new one after trying it in Norfolk to use with my 8.5x42SVFP, when I don`t want to carry a scope.

Performs well beyond my expectation, bright, sharp, only downside is greatly reduced fov, but thats probably unavoidable.
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