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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 02:37   #1
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Kowa 883 + iPhone in Hawaii

Hi all,

I have the 6+ and just started with the setup. Here's some photos from my lanai.

Auto Focus was locked and I was messing around with the exposure. The Kowa eyepiece has a little play causing the phone to move a little resulting in a dark corner. Any fix to that?

For reference, the boat in the photos is in the middle of the first photo. I was using the 1.6X extender giving a 40 to 95x zoom.

Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Dave
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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 02:40   #2
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In these photos I'm not using the 1.6 extender. So, 25 to 65 wide zoom.

For reference, the house featured is above the scope's focus knob in the first photo.
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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 02:42   #3
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And one more house.

I find focusing the scope is a little bit of a challenge when viewing the iPhone screen.

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Are you handholding the phone? That makes it hard to take pictures. Much easier when using an adapter to hold the phone in place.
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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 06:56   #5
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Hi,
I'm using the Phone Skope adapter.
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Old Monday 20th November 2017, 08:34   #6
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Try adjusting the eyecup up or down
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Thanks Proterra. I tried the different eye cup positions and the furthest out is best. I contacted Kowa about the wiggle in the eyecup. I will send them a video and see what they think. Thanks,
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