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Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 11th September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By mayoayo
The Baader Hyperion Mk IV Universal 8-24 Zoom,..A small review and open thread.

Hello..I want to make a small review of this eyepiece,and use the thread to keep all the comments that users want to add about this eyepiece, its use in different scopes and its performance.

I...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 11th September 2019, 16:56
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By mayoayo
And Please 663/64 owners,add to the thread if you...

And Please 663/64 owners,add to the thread if you wish..
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 11th September 2019, 16:53
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By mayoayo
Cool..thx

Cool..thx
Forum: Kowa Friday 6th September 2019, 04:34
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By mayoayo
Are all the bayonets from the TSN 1/2/3/4 ...

Are all the bayonets from the TSN 1/2/3/4 ,60#,61#,66# etc absolutely the same?
I know they are compatible ,can you confirm if they have the exact same dimensions?
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 4th September 2019, 13:03
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By mayoayo
The Baader Hyperion Mk IV doesnt fit the small...

The Baader Hyperion Mk IV doesnt fit the small kowas?.I would have to test that Myself ..unfortunately i havent been able to locate a scope to do so...I am not saying that the people that tried didnt...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 30th August 2019, 19:10
Replies: 9
Views: 2,905
Posted By mayoayo
Only the Mk IV..I modified the Mark III ,but now...

Only the Mk IV..I modified the Mark III ,but now the threads on the standard collar of the Mk. IV fit the Kowa 82 external threads beautifully.It is also a lighter eyepiece,helping the balance on a...
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 28th August 2019, 22:53
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
That would be imposible.As I explained earlier...

That would be imposible.As I explained earlier the Nikon mount has a very narrow passage for the light Path, and the barrel of the Baader Zoom (or any other zoom besides the Nikons) would not go...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 27th August 2019, 13:24
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
Hi Alexis..I like the compactness of single focal...

Hi Alexis..I like the compactness of single focal eyepieces ,and since I do most of my birding at 38x i could easily go by with my humble 12mm Explorer...But I have the Baader Zoom and I like to push...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 27th August 2019, 08:32
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mayoayo
The Elite for 200 dollars is a no brainer..Even...

The Elite for 200 dollars is a no brainer..Even if the provided zoom is not great(more likely), you can experiment with a.series of eyepieces,including the mentioned Kowa eyepieces(didnt know...
Forum: Nikon Monday 26th August 2019, 07:40
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
The Fieldscopes dont have bayonet,they use a 37.5...

The Fieldscopes dont have bayonet,they use a 37.5 internal thread ,with narrow pitch..They wont accept any other zoom than their own,due to the narrow channel of the light path..I used astro...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Sunday 25th August 2019, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 2,905
Posted By mayoayo
I've had the MkIII mounted on my kowa 823 for...

I've had the MkIII mounted on my kowa 823 for years,but now i have a Mk IV on loan (I Will probably buy It) and It is a superb zoom,in my opinión.Lucky for us Kowa 82 owners,this versión fits the...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 24th August 2019, 19:41
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
The Nikon FS zoom has more reach than any other...

The Nikon FS zoom has more reach than any other zoom,due to the long focal of the scope and the short focal of the eyepiece( 7-21mm),but the price in FOV and Eye relief is too high,and the eyepiece ...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 1st August 2019, 17:24
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By mayoayo
To clarify the doubts I expressed in this past...

To clarify the doubts I expressed in this past post, ..I am now testing the Hyperion
Mk IV Universal Zoom on my Kowa 823.
The Eyepiece fits the external threads without the need of any adapters.The...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 1st August 2019, 14:08
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By mayoayo
I am now testing the Baader Hyperion Mk IV,and...

I am now testing the Baader Hyperion Mk IV,and can confirm that fits the threads of the 823 without the need of an adapter,and reaches Infinity focus with a lot of travel past infinity. You need to...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 1st August 2019, 10:30
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By mayoayo
Juvenile Red Shouldered Hawk

Juvenile Red Shouldered Hawk
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Tuesday 16th July 2019, 14:14
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By mayoayo
If you dont have the scope already ,maybe move on...

If you dont have the scope already ,maybe move on and look for a Nikon fieldscope ED.The EDII versión should be quite inexpensive and fixed wide eyepieces still around
Forum: Kowa Monday 15th July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By mayoayo
Exactly..If you want to use a ball head...

Exactly..If you want to use a ball head sideways,the rotating collar is a must..I just think is stupid to lock the ring with glue having the locking screw there..pure nonsense
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th July 2019, 15:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By mayoayo
Thanks Henry..this is very important to remember

Thanks Henry..this is very important to remember
Forum: Nikon Saturday 13th July 2019, 11:04
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By mayoayo
Hi David....congratulations on the new scope..So...

Hi David....congratulations on the new scope..So far so good,but a single star test can be deceiving ,sometimes results are not so consistent,due to atmospheric conditions or even eye placement .If...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 12th July 2019, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By mayoayo
I adapted astronomy eyepieces for my Nikon and...

I adapted astronomy eyepieces for my Nikon and Kowa scopes,with very good results..I had adapters machined to fit the Kowa,but i also fitted the eyepieces to my Nikon ,with some crude if quite...
Forum: Nikon Saturday 6th July 2019, 00:02
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
I have seen a number of ATX units in the...

I have seen a number of ATX units in the field,and one BTX..All of them being 85 mm and a couple 65,not a single 95..of course very subjective , but also used to visit one of the spanish digiscoping...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 2nd July 2019, 19:36
Replies: 73
Views: 4,815
Posted By mayoayo
I can see that happening ,a larger Monarch,but...

I can see that happening ,a larger Monarch,but Kowa is already in the 90 mm territory,and they had that exclusive niche for a decade ,excluding a few mid grade 100mm..What is the reason to go...
Forum: Kowa Friday 21st June 2019, 22:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By mayoayo
A larger 88 than their 88? Would It also be...

A larger 88 than their 88? Would It also be heavier and more cumbersome? sounds promising
Forum: Nikon Friday 21st June 2019, 22:50
Replies: 10
Views: 4,745
Posted By mayoayo
Try Nikon UK..A few years ago ,I got a rubber...

Try Nikon UK..A few years ago ,I got a rubber eyecup from the DS eyepiece sent to Spain for free...They actually sent me two !..Very kind..Explain your situación with Nikon Netherlands
Forum: Tripod and Heads Saturday 15th June 2019, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By mayoayo
I dont think the 883 fits the 128RC..swaros...

I dont think the 883 fits the 128RC..swaros yes,but the Kowa?
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