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Micrometer Guide Scope Holder at NEAF

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#1 APM M.Ludes

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Posted 28 March 2009 - 07:43 AM

Micrometer Guide Scope Holder
Articelno: 12517
Export Price for NON-EU customers: 235.00 € ( about $ 320 )

Micrometer Guide Scope Holder

Holds even heavy guide scopes and allows for a precise alignment

The usual way of mounting a guide scope is through guide scope rings. Unfortunately guide scope rings have several important disadvantages. First of all they require a lot of extra space because you need to be able to operate the screws on all sides of the rings. Most importantly guide scope rings usually move the guide scope at 120° angles - you are still able to move the guide scope in all directions, but not very intuitively!

The Micrometer Guide Scope Holder is the solution for these problems!
It strongly holds a guide scope or heavy camera in position and allows for a smooth and intuitive movement in two axes (up-down and left-right). The excenter fully replaces conventional guide scope rings or excenters.

The Micrometer Guide Scope Holder has no play and will not lose alignment.

Fields of Use:
• precisely aligning a guide scope on a guide star. No additional guide scope rings or excenters are needed.
• adapting a heavy camera with tele lens parallel to the main telescope. A precise alignment is possible.

Attaching a Telescope or Tele Lens
The Micrometer Guide Scope Holder has a Vixen-style saddle plate. You can attach a camera with the PS Foto dovetail plate. Telescopes can be attached with standard Vixen dovetail plates.

Attaching the Micrometer Guide Scope Holder
The Micrometer Guide Scope Holder can be attached at various points. It has a central 1/4" thread and two holes at each end with 14.8cm distance along the long

Manufacturer: APM
length : 160 mm
with :80 mm
height: 85 mm
loading capicity : up to 5" Refractors
Material. Aluminum
azimuth adjustment plus(minus 8 degree
vertical adjustments : 7 degree up and 6 degree down
Weight: ca. 1 kg

come at NEAF to the APM America Booth and see it live, pay and take it home :-)


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Posted 28 March 2009 - 04:39 PM

Markus, nice looking item. PM sent.

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