My answer is late...
For my Meopta, I use a SOC Kite for Swaro ATS 80.
The main advantage is that the focuser turns freely. And I can use finger and thumb because there is a "hole" under the SOC.
I believe that the genuine model Meopta (or Swaro !) hampers little the focusing wheel.
I would like to know the external diameter of ATS-80 objective. (maximum diameter)
I have just bought a Meopta S2. The forms seem similar, and I have an opportunity to buy a stay-on-case for ATS-80...
Thanks for your information !
My wife owns 10x42 EDIV since five monthes now.
I bought 10x42 EDII one year ago for replacing Trinovid, and I find it very good (Just sometimes a thin blue halo in the periphery against the light, but much better than Trinovid !)
I don't see big difference between EDII and EDIV. Image is a...
I envisage the purchase of a Meopta S2 82mm.
The available eyepieces are both zooms 30x60 and 20x70.
Perhaps one day I would want to use a fixed eyepiece...
Does anybody know if the Meopta bayonet is compatible with another brand ?
Thanks for your advices !
I tried recently a Helios ED82 Triplet side by side with Swaro ATS80 and Kowa 883.
It was not ridiculous, quite the opposite !
CA are very well controlled, image is very thin and clear.
The main difference with two others is FOV...
Are you sure ? In this case, with a wide fixed eyepiece, I...