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Using DS eyepieces for viewing on a ED82 fieldscope? (1 Viewer)


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I have a 82ED that I almost exclusively use the 38x MC wide eyepiece with (I also have both of the MC zooms). I have wanted a 24/30 MC wide eyepiece for a while now, but they just aren't available anymore. You can still get the 24/30 DS eyepiece, but as a non-glasses wearer it seems like it might be more trouble than its worth. Does anybody use these DS eyepieces for non-glasses viewing? I feel like even if I get it to work I will probably still gravitate to the 38x MC because it will be more comfortable.


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United Kingdom
I found the 30x DS eyepiece does take a little getting used to with regards to eye placement but once you get the knack it's fine and a pleasure to look through. The ocluar lens is huge!

I bought the fieldscope bino bandit and that also helps with eye placement but I haven't field tested it enough yet.

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