Well, I inquired on the Baader website and was brought back to our thread here. (Hello Baader people if you're reading this!):
Your Question: Hello! I am interested in using the Baader Mark IV zoom with a Nikon Monarch 82ED spotting scope. Do you know if this eyepiece will work and if so, the...
Thanks Joachim. For the newer Monarch 82ED the published eye relief for the 30-60W eyepiece is 15.2 - 14.2mm. This seems just at the margin for eyeglass wearers like myself but I haven’t seen any comments about it so perhaps I’m misinterpreting. /mark
The published eye relief for the 30-60W eyepiece is 15.2 - 14.2mm which seems just at the margin for eyeglass wearers like myself. Steve Babbs (or any other spectacled users), can you comment on your experience with this eyepiece?
Thanks again and yes, one of the most important things I've learned in this forum is the existence of sample variation across the spectrum. It has really changed my approach to how to purchase a scope. /mark
Hi Max, I’m in the market for my first scope so I can’t be of much help but maybe if you provide more information about why you are wanting to not use a tripod others here could offer some advice.
My initial reaction was that a tripod would help minimize your pain from hand holding a scope. Is...
Ah, because the one on Meopta's website is only advertised as for use with pre-S2 eyepieces. Great to know there's an astro adapter.
I’m yet another mook trying to make a decision on a spotting scope and so I’ve spent quite some time parsing the very helpful reviews and opinions on this forum. I live on Gotland, a Swedish island in the middle of the Baltic and so my nature observations are a mix of coastal shorebirds...
Hello, I'm an American-Swedish dual citizen living on the Swedish island of Gotland, smack dab in the middle of the Baltic Sea.
Relatively new to birding. I've been lurking in this very helpful forum for some time so I'm happy to have emerged from the bushes and finally joined.