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Forum: Kowa Wednesday 30th December 2015, 21:38
Replies: 64
Views: 29,789
Posted By Paul Hackett
My Kowa colleague Rob Wilton has stacked 2 x 1.6...

My Kowa colleague Rob Wilton has stacked 2 x 1.6 extenders together

see here, hope the link works !

https://twitter.com/infourthirds/status/681966240517218304



Regards
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th May 2015, 07:16
Replies: 1,191
Views: 195,721
Posted By Paul Hackett
Will be staying in Palma for a few days shortly...

Will be staying in Palma for a few days shortly and no transport but can bird early mornings, any suggestions please just see to birds? Many Thanks :-)
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Friday 21st November 2014, 10:56
Replies: 0
Views: 1,941
Posted By Paul Hackett
Digiscoping Help/advice at North West Birdfair this weekend

It's that time of year again, I am at the North West Birdfair at WWT Martin Mere in Lancs this weekend

If you want any help, advice or tips on Digiscoping, come and find me on the Kowa stand, if u...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Monday 19th May 2014, 19:06
Replies: 12
Views: 13,442
Posted By Paul Hackett
This is my own opinion and not that of Kowa, but...

This is my own opinion and not that of Kowa, but i suspect that the prohibitive costs of putting in like for like glass ( FLourite ) into the adapter and then the price charged and then the...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 6th May 2014, 21:16
Replies: 12
Views: 13,442
Posted By Paul Hackett
Hi Frank There is no vignetting with using a...

Hi Frank

There is no vignetting with using a full frame DSLR

Regards

Paul
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 6th May 2014, 21:13
Replies: 12
Views: 13,442
Posted By Paul Hackett
I agree Frank :) but the cost of putting in an FL...

I agree Frank :) but the cost of putting in an FL piece of glass in the adapter would be quite high, as to putting just a standard piece of glass would degrade the image badly.

Yes it is a snug fit...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Tuesday 6th May 2014, 19:09
Replies: 12
Views: 13,442
Posted By Paul Hackett
Frank It's just while you are connecting the...

Frank

It's just while you are connecting the DSLR body to the adapter, as you say it is kind of sealed, but note that the eyecup still stays on the eyepiece as the adapter fits around it as a snug...
Forum: The Birdforum Digiscoping Forum Sunday 20th April 2014, 15:47
Replies: 12
Views: 13,442
Posted By Paul Hackett
I am the Kowa Optics and Digiscoping Consultant...

I am the Kowa Optics and Digiscoping Consultant in the UK, so have actually used the adapter, here is a link to some pictures taken with it using the new Kowa W/A zoom eyepiece set at 25X...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Thursday 10th April 2014, 22:18
Replies: 24
Views: 23,251
Posted By Paul Hackett
Great to meet up with you and you missus Gary,...

Great to meet up with you and you missus Gary, you saw the Bittern the next day i see :)

Rgds

Paul
Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Wednesday 26th February 2014, 22:47
Replies: 7
Views: 5,004
Posted By Paul Hackett
Steve, you dont say which eyepiece you are using?...

Steve, you dont say which eyepiece you are using?

I had the Leica APO 77 for a number of years and Digiscoped with it, the best eyepiece for Digiscoping i found was the 20X fixed mag, superb bit...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Wednesday 2nd October 2013, 18:28
Replies: 122
Views: 62,792
Posted By Paul Hackett
I have tried to make this combo work, but the...

I have tried to make this combo work, but the lens on the camera touches the eyepiece when zooming up due to the length of the camera lens when extended, even though the camera is placed the furthest...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 24th August 2013, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 10,191
Posted By Paul Hackett
Hi catmouse I have just read through this...

Hi catmouse

I have just read through this thread, I have been on the Kowa website in America and found this link

http://www.kowasporting.com/support

I don't know if this helps in any way, but...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Saturday 24th August 2013, 09:02
Replies: 27
Views: 6,835
Posted By Paul Hackett
As one of the judges in this competition, it was...

As one of the judges in this competition, it was not an easy task as there so many great entries but we had to choose the winners, my congratulations to the winning entries, they were well deserved...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 15th August 2013, 00:02
Replies: 17
Views: 21,323
Posted By Paul Hackett
I can confirm that there will be models to look...

I can confirm that there will be models to look through at the Birdfair, both 8 x 42 and 10 x 42, what I do not know at this stage is if they are samples or production models, but nevertheless, they...
Forum: Kowa Friday 12th July 2013, 23:12
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
Yes, all Digiscoping rigs on show as usual ;)

Yes, all Digiscoping rigs on show as usual ;)
Forum: Kowa Thursday 11th July 2013, 17:34
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
It depends on your distance and the your manual...

It depends on your distance and the your manual focusing of course, but the same principle applies, further away less detail with anything that you use? "Better results" can be very subjective,...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Tuesday 9th July 2013, 17:33
Replies: 5
Views: 4,448
Posted By Paul Hackett
Hi Alan The mobile phone setup on your eyepiece...

Hi Alan

The mobile phone setup on your eyepiece would suffer greatly with vignetting, due to the eye relief on the zoom, resulting in pictures being cropped quite a bit, you would then have to...
Forum: Kowa Friday 17th May 2013, 19:30
Replies: 60
Views: 24,774
Posted By Paul Hackett
Your Welcome ! Rgds Paul

Your Welcome !

Rgds

Paul
Forum: Kowa Friday 17th May 2013, 15:59
Replies: 60
Views: 24,774
Posted By Paul Hackett
OK just spoke to Customer Service in the US, they...

OK just spoke to Customer Service in the US, they are shipping out your adapter today, you may also get a phone call as well !

I do not know the reason for the delay but on behalf of the company I...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 16th May 2013, 11:54
Replies: 60
Views: 24,774
Posted By Paul Hackett
Please send me a private message on here with...

Please send me a private message on here with your RMA number, name, address and contact number, I will personally deal with this direct for you

Kind Regards

Paul
Forum: Kowa Monday 8th April 2013, 18:49
Replies: 60
Views: 24,774
Posted By Paul Hackett
I hope you dont mind but i have made a few...

I hope you dont mind but i have made a few enquires for you -

Here are details of Kowa in the USA

Toll free number 800-966-5692

Address

Kowa Optimed Inc.
Forum: Kowa Thursday 28th March 2013, 20:37
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
Hi Rick The simple answer is that the lens...

Hi Rick

The simple answer is that the lens itself has a bayonet in which you add the adapters/converters, this is actually a Nikon bayonet fit, so you can add/stack any of the 350mm 500mm or 850mm...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 27th March 2013, 22:00
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
In answer to some queries i have recieved, i am...

In answer to some queries i have recieved, i am told that the zoom eyepiece is now in circulation with the main dealers here in the UK, we have produced a short vid to show what it looks like and...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 19th March 2013, 21:09
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
i am told it has 17mm eye relief right through...

i am told it has 17mm eye relief right through the zoom range

Rgds

Paul
Forum: Kowa Sunday 17th March 2013, 08:47
Replies: 50
Views: 30,814
Posted By Paul Hackett
Yes it does Rgds Paul

Yes it does

Rgds

Paul
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