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Forum: Zeiss Saturday 20th October 2018, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By DRodrigues
In case you already ordered the Harpia, I give...

In case you already ordered the Harpia, I give you 2 suggestions:
- never look through a spotting scope with a eps of >80 AFOV;
- never look through a Swaro with the 1.7x extender... 3:-)
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 27th September 2018, 22:43
Replies: 31
Views: 2,177
Posted By DRodrigues
Probably just a combination of lower mags and...

Probably just a combination of lower mags and higher AFOVs that suggest this apparent higher resolution... See something similar when comparing my TMB 100 combo with the X95...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 27th August 2018, 08:14
Replies: 250
Views: 53,784
Posted By DRodrigues
He must wanted to say that the AFOV remained the...

He must wanted to say that the AFOV remained the same down to 23x... ;)
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 27th July 2018, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By DRodrigues
At 800m, the extender on the ATX is very...

At 800m, the extender on the ATX is very useful...;)
Forum: Swarovski Wednesday 20th June 2018, 19:10
Replies: 16
Views: 2,390
Posted By DRodrigues
I use my STX95 with glasses without any problems...

I use my STX95 with glasses without any problems and appreciate the fact that I can use also my Sony @6000 without problems for digiscopy. As Kimmo forgot, I recommend you to purchase the "special"...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 14th June 2018, 21:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By DRodrigues
Some quick guesses: 1 - DSLR (also mirorless...)...

Some quick guesses:
1 - DSLR (also mirorless...) and their big lenses continued to improve (e.g. high ISO noise reduction), and their prices became more accessible... In the case of lenses was also...
Forum: Photography using 'Astro' telescopes Tuesday 12th June 2018, 19:03
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By DRodrigues
Peter, You probably wanted to write that you want...

Peter,
You probably wanted to write that you want to use your telescope as a telelens i.e. you don't need to use the diagonal and the image will be correctly erected at the camera.
If you look at...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Thursday 10th May 2018, 00:40
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By DRodrigues
Easy, the X95 with the 1.7x extender!... 3:-) If...

Easy, the X95 with the 1.7x extender!... 3:-)

If you need birding at big distances, the big extra power makes a difference! If you want not spend so much, the X85 with the extender still makes...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Wednesday 9th May 2018, 00:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By DRodrigues
Ben, The Baader zoom reached focus on the older...

Ben,
The Baader zoom reached focus on the older Optolyth 100, with the Baader 1.25" adapter removed but even with the larger ring where it screws in. Since mine is the MK3 and yours the Mk4, you will...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Monday 7th May 2018, 23:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By DRodrigues
Bencw, In fact, eventually can be easier to reach...

Bencw,
In fact, eventually can be easier to reach focus with the Baader Zoom than with most astro-eps - if you remove the 1.25" adapter from the Baader it goes all inside the Optolyth body (just...
Forum: Meopta Saturday 5th May 2018, 16:35
Replies: 92
Views: 6,913
Posted By DRodrigues
I think it is/was for Zeiss...

I think it is/was for Zeiss...
Forum: Pentax Tuesday 1st May 2018, 23:51
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By DRodrigues
Within EU the sale is 199.95 euros (from 245...

Within EU the sale is 199.95 euros (from 245 euros)...|:x|
I have the Morpheus 4.5 - see http://www.pt-ducks.com/cr-telescopes.htm#Test%20of%205mm%20eyepieces and I'm considering a pair of 17.5 for...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 28th April 2018, 22:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By DRodrigues
At...

At http://www.pt-ducks.com/cr-telescopes.htm#Our%20experience, you can see that it should focus if the serial number of your scope is higher than 126475 but will not focus if smaller than 125528. If...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Saturday 28th April 2018, 17:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By DRodrigues
Bencw, Since you have the astro adapter, and...

Bencw,

Since you have the astro adapter, and assuming your scope isn't too old and reach focus with 1.25" astro eps, you would gain to have the Baader Hyperion zoom. With this ep the resulting mags...
Forum: Zeiss Sunday 8th April 2018, 13:07
Replies: 250
Views: 53,784
Posted By DRodrigues
Just had a look at the accessories page and,...

Just had a look at the accessories page and, although with some new items, it doesn't mention any astro adapter. That and the lack of straight versions makes these uninteresting to me...
I'm very...
Forum: Swarovski Thursday 15th March 2018, 20:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By DRodrigues
Best for digiscopy - X85 Best for birding at...

Best for digiscopy - X85
Best for birding at great distances - X95...
Forum: Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads Friday 2nd March 2018, 23:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By DRodrigues
Ed, See if...

Ed,

See if http://www.pt-ducks.com/cr-telescopes.htm helps you. My goal is to read codes of duck nasal saddles at highest distance possible...;)
I add that I'm enjoying the Swaro X95 with the...
Forum: Zeiss Saturday 3rd February 2018, 09:59
Replies: 250
Views: 53,784
Posted By DRodrigues
Did the same and it persists... Now no dates for...

Did the same and it persists... Now no dates for other accessories...:-C
Did a quick web search and didn't found the model available anywhere. Some sites mention end January / early February...
Forum: Pentax Friday 12th January 2018, 22:42
Replies: 33
Views: 4,037
Posted By DRodrigues
Pete, For more eye-relief than the Nagler and...

Pete,
For more eye-relief than the Nagler and more AFOV than the XW you have also the Baader Morpheus - in practise, the AFOV is closer to the Nagler than to the XW. The minus are that isn't...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 7th January 2018, 13:04
Replies: 33
Views: 4,037
Posted By DRodrigues
If you are happy with the Nagler 9 (i.e. the...

If you are happy with the Nagler 9 (i.e. the reduced eye-relief isn't limiting for you, unlike me...), you should try an Ethos clone of 9mm. Within this focal length I think the Ethos (8 or 10mm) are...
Forum: Sony Thursday 7th December 2017, 22:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,607
Posted By DRodrigues
Thanks Justin. I wonder if the 2x extender works...

Thanks Justin.
I wonder if the 2x extender works well with this lens for birding...;)
Forum: Pentax Sunday 26th November 2017, 13:27
Replies: 6
Views: 2,223
Posted By DRodrigues
I noticed you sold the PR zoom but did you...

I noticed you sold the PR zoom but did you compared it to the Baader zoom in terms of AFOVS and eye-relief?
Forum: Pentax Sunday 26th November 2017, 13:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By DRodrigues
How it compares to ES62_26 and XW20?

Thanks for the post. :t:
I'm interested to know your opinion on how it compares to the ES62 26 and the XW20, in terms of comfort, image quality and AFOVs - in terms of TFOV I think I know the...
Forum: Zeiss Wednesday 1st November 2017, 21:29
Replies: 250
Views: 53,784
Posted By DRodrigues
astro eyepieces usable?

Just had a look on Harpia info at Zeiss web-site and still no news about other accessories (expected to October...), so we still don't know for sure if astro eyepieces can be used... |:S|
Forum: Meopta Saturday 16th September 2017, 23:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,619
Posted By DRodrigues
Well done Racuuna. :t: This means that Meopta...

Well done Racuuna. :t:

This means that Meopta could do easily an astro-adapter and increase their S2 sells...o:D
Someone with a CNC machine can also easily produce a tube with 1.25" inner hole...
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