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Old Sunday 30th March 2014, 21:36   #1
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Canon Mirrorless

I'd like to use my Canon M for Digiscoping.
As a beginner, I'd only start with a low budget set up. I'd considered a Celestron ultra 80 as a starting point. Is this a good choice.
I have the Canon M kit lens, which is 18/55 mm, but have other Canon lenses that would fit via an adaptor.
Would this set up make a viable starting point?
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Old Sunday 30th March 2014, 23:29   #2
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I have just started trying the EOS M for digiscoping and think it is a very capable camera. However I found that the kit lens wasn't great for it as I could not eliminate vingetting at any point in the range (though this may be different on other scopes/eyepieces). I found that the best lens I had for digiscoping was the 40mm pancake (with the EOS adapter). This gave no vingetting with the 30x eyepiece I was using and gave good results. I have stuck a few photos up in another thread -
http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=2959113

I don't know anything about the scope that you mentioned so cannot comment on how good it would be for digiscoping.
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