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Forum: Digiscoping Adapters Friday 23rd January 2004, 23:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,104
Posted By ralphj
Ashley, I use the Spidertech adaptor in...

Ashley,
I use the Spidertech adaptor in combination with a Zeiss Diascope 85 and the usual Nikon 4500 and have been very pleased with the ease of use. The fit of the adaptor over that particular...
Forum: Digiscoping Accessories Sunday 23rd November 2003, 23:16
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By ralphj
Dear Christine, Have you ruled out the Digisnap...

Dear Christine,
Have you ruled out the Digisnap 2000 from http://www.harbortronics.com/digimain.htm ? I did look at it but decided it was rather ugly (poor reason) and opted for your path (the Nikon...
Forum: Photographic Tripods / Heads Sunday 23rd November 2003, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,500
Posted By ralphj
I have recently moved from the 128RC to the 501...

I have recently moved from the 128RC to the 501 head sitting on the Manfrotto 190. The quick release mounting plate for the scope allows longtidudinal travel to help balance the scope/camera...
Forum: Digiscoping cameras Monday 10th November 2003, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 2,601
Posted By ralphj
Falco, In conventional camera body + lens setups...

Falco,
In conventional camera body + lens setups the image is designed to focus onto the film plane within the camera body. The real snag with standard digiscoping techniques is the restricted...
Forum: Computers, Birding Software And The Internet Wednesday 29th October 2003, 23:06
Replies: 19
Views: 3,540
Posted By ralphj
I also have been using the Birdguides DVD All The...

I also have been using the Birdguides DVD All The Birds of Europe (ver 7) as a brilliant guide for some while. I have given details in another thread on mounting the entire DVD (or CDs - depending on...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 17th October 2003, 22:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By ralphj
Reply to Scampo, The installation procedure...

Reply to Scampo,
The installation procedure described in my previous post should cover most varieties of BirdGuide from version 5 through to DVD version 7.
If mounting the 2 CD versions then install...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 17th October 2003, 19:11
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By ralphj
I have had a request for the details of running...

I have had a request for the details of running BirdGuide from the hard drive on computers. I repeat the information here for general consumption.

First of all, I hope you are happy to delve into...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 14th October 2003, 16:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By ralphj
I would also vouch for version 7 of the DVD Guide...

I would also vouch for version 7 of the DVD Guide to All the Birds of Europe by BirdGuide. It is a seriously useful tool that complements printed material.

If your hard drive is big enough it is...
Forum: Swarovski Monday 22nd September 2003, 22:47
Replies: 17
Views: 3,673
Posted By ralphj
Hi Tim, Just noticed your posting and had to...

Hi Tim,
Just noticed your posting and had to comment. We have both the Swarovski EL 8.5x42 and the EL 8x32. My wife has been using the 42s for a while while I used a compact pair of Nikon HD 8x20....
Forum: Technique Friday 29th August 2003, 20:49
Replies: 32
Views: 11,637
Posted By ralphj
Diane, thank you for the Mondell info. Isn't...

Diane, thank you for the Mondell info. Isn't Chris Montgomery a helpful guy! He seemed pleased but bemused at the level of enquiries from this forum and gave a good description of the use and merits...
Forum: Technique Wednesday 27th August 2003, 19:45
Replies: 32
Views: 11,637
Posted By ralphj
Dear digi-birder, the Mondell system for carrying...

Dear digi-birder, the Mondell system for carrying a tripod sounds excellent. Could you please post the address of the firm to allow your followers to contact the suppliers.
Forgive me just bursting...
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