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Forum: Opticron Thursday 21st February 2019, 16:07
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Vámibimbero
Dear Pete and other members, Thank you for your...

Dear Pete and other members,

Thank you for your comments, the owner will send the photos and the scope body itself soon. I hope it is possible to repair it.

Vámibimbero
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 20th February 2019, 12:31
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello ranger4, I faced the same problem with my...

Hello ranger4,

I faced the same problem with my Mark IV Baader Hyperion Univ. Zoom and old Kowa telescope bodies. Following jackingreen's instructions (who managed to join an Hyperion zoom and a...
Forum: Opticron Wednesday 20th February 2019, 11:29
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Vámibimbero
Opticron IS 60 ED WP broken body

Dear members,

Have you seen anything, like this, on attached photos, previously? This is a gently used, well kept, not old little scope, but its body broken into two half. The telescope was always...
Forum: Interviews with Optics Repairers Tuesday 5th February 2019, 09:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By Vámibimbero
Many thanks for the interview and many thanks to...

Many thanks for the interview and many thanks to Tony, who always delivered high quality overhaul on old optics, on short time and reliable price.
Forum: Kowa Monday 19th November 2018, 17:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello, It is on the Baader webpage, available...

Hello,

It is on the Baader webpage, available from now on.

Cheers

Vámi
Forum: Kowa Monday 19th November 2018, 11:08
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello, Seems that Baader-Planitarium would make...

Hello,

Seems that Baader-Planitarium would make possible a happy Xmas for you, the coveted adapter ring just popped up on their webpage:...
Forum: Swift Thursday 25th October 2018, 09:55
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello! No, there is no source for that brand in...

Hello!

No, there is no source for that brand in Europe anymore, in Germany Optixxx.de webshop had it but discontinued more than 5 years ago, then the last version of 820 ED was available.

You can...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 29th May 2018, 19:15
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Vámibimbero
Yes. They said that there is no spare parts to...

Yes. They said that there is no spare parts to repair it. Seems, that beside that, no intentions/experience for old scopes....
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 29th May 2018, 11:49
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Vámibimbero
Excellent repair service for old Kowa scope

Hi all,

Just for the records, I sent back my old Kowa Tsn-3 telescope body for repair to Kowa Europe in Germany, exchanging e-mails about possible repair beforehand. Of course, nothing happened...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 4th April 2018, 14:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Vámibimbero
If they make any repair. I was unlucky with my...

If they make any repair. I was unlucky with my old scope. What a shame!
Forum: Zeiss Tuesday 27th March 2018, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vámibimbero
I asked them several times for repair services,...

I asked them several times for repair services, as my friend from Spain too did the same. I think that Zeiss repair service pricing is ridiculously high, and time is soooo long to wait your item back...
Forum: Kowa Wednesday 14th February 2018, 13:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Vámibimbero
Yes, you got the point. The first I mentioned is...

Yes, you got the point. The first I mentioned is the TSE-14WB, sorry for that.

I checked the paper box of my newly acquired 30x fix ocular and has both name (TS/TSE-14WD) on the box. :-O
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 13th February 2018, 14:57
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello! As I found while surfing ebay ads, the...

Hello!

As I found while surfing ebay ads, the TSE-14WD is older and made directly for TSN-820 series scopes and has 32x magnification with those bodies, but TE-14WD is the current 30x fixed magn....
Forum: Tips For New Birders Thursday 1st February 2018, 13:19
Replies: 10
Views: 5,102
Posted By Vámibimbero
I would not close out any possibility to buy a...

I would not close out any possibility to buy a secondhand used scope and a new/almost new tripod. Regarding telescopes, a rock solid tripod and good tripod head is VERY important, as the combo will...
Forum: Kowa Friday 12th January 2018, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By Vámibimbero
No, but would be nice (and logical) step forward...

No, but would be nice (and logical) step forward from Kowa, as they started to mention the Kowa-system compatibility regarding old models too, last December. After that two different zoom available...
Forum: Kowa Thursday 11th January 2018, 09:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By Vámibimbero
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Forum: Kowa Tuesday 26th September 2017, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello, Yes, here:...

Hello,

Yes, here: http://www.optique-sergent.com/observation/longues-vues/oculaires/Kowa-Oculaire-20-40x-zoom__A541HD.html

And, amongst the no-more-available eyepieces section, interesting ancient...
Forum: Kowa Monday 25th September 2017, 13:14
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By Vámibimbero
20-40x zoom eyepiece for TSN 600/660 series?

Hello everybody,

Did you heard anytime about the 20-40x zoom eyepiece for smaller TSN bodies? Recently I discovered in France throughout a webshop, and I would like to know some info about its...
Forum: Zeiss Friday 18th August 2017, 16:11
Replies: 250
Views: 63,539
Posted By Vámibimbero
Seems that the new model Harpia is amazing...

Seems that the new model Harpia is amazing regarding the optical qualities, but the pricing is ridiculous. It will be a good scope for professional purposes, but somewhere unreachable for regular...
Forum: Kowa Tuesday 25th April 2017, 09:06
Replies: 14
Views: 8,478
Posted By Vámibimbero
Dear Emily, Recently I bought a KOWA TSN-3 with...

Dear Emily,

Recently I bought a KOWA TSN-3 with fix 20x and 60x eyepieces, original green transport bag, Kite ever-ready transport bag (black), in original box, excellent conditions for 500 EUR. For...
Forum: Kowa Friday 3rd February 2017, 09:46
Replies: 34
Views: 30,594
Posted By Vámibimbero
Bigger fix magnification for old Kowa TSN-3?

Hello,

First, thank you so much for everybody to share informations about eyepiece compatibility for older Kowa scopes. I recently have bought an old Kowa TSN-3 scope, without prism sealing glass...
Forum: Zeiss Thursday 1st April 2010, 19:47
Replies: 107
Views: 85,881
Posted By Vámibimbero
Dear all, At www.orniwelt.de the new scopes from...

Dear all,

At www.orniwelt.de the new scopes from Zeiss are available. Price for 65 mm bodies: 1745 EUR, 85 mm bodies: 2295 EUR, 30/40x fixed ocular: 365 EUR, 15-45/20-60 ocular: 565 EUR, new...
Forum: Zeiss Monday 14th December 2009, 08:51
Replies: 5
Views: 5,895
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hi Sancho, I use it and I like it. Mainly I use...

Hi Sancho,

I use it and I like it. Mainly I use the zoom ocular (naturally), but for seawatching and for neckring reading in the case of geese, I use the fixed 40x. In dim light, poor light...
Forum: Swarovski Sunday 1st November 2009, 19:00
Replies: 7
Views: 4,886
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hello Norman, I have used mine during 6 years,...

Hello Norman,

I have used mine during 6 years, without any problems. I wear glasses (- 8.00 both eyes) and I used with eyecup dropped off. For myself the FOV was the maximum and the eye relief well...
Forum: Swift Thursday 13th August 2009, 13:05
Replies: 53
Views: 14,661
Posted By Vámibimbero
Hi maoyao, You are absolutely right, the same...

Hi maoyao,

You are absolutely right, the same observations with my 820 ED too (I means that it seems not as a crisp as a Swaro but with more details in the view). And its neautrality to reproduce...
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