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Olivier Biot

Reged: 04/25/05

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ASA DDM85 Review
      #5079650 - 02/19/12 06:55 AM

ASA DDM85 Review

By David Kopacz.

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Post Laureate

Reged: 02/01/08

Re: ASA DDM85 Review new [Re: Olivier Biot]
      #5079696 - 02/19/12 07:59 AM

Very nice, informative and frank piece..,

Nice job, and congrats on the new mount



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Peter D.

Reged: 02/09/12

Loc: Central New York
Re: ASA DDM85 Review new [Re: skybsd]
      #5081725 - 02/20/12 10:22 AM

Wow, very interesting. I was not aware that direct-drive technology had been applied to telescope mounts. Does anyone know if there are similar products? As a beginner in astrophotography I would not make an investment of this magnitude, but I'll keep it in mind in case my interest (and bank account) grows.

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Durval Menezes
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Reged: 08/30/10

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Re: ASA DDM85 Review new [Re: Peter D.]
      #5097082 - 02/29/12 08:33 AM


Amazing review on an amazing piece of equipment. Congratulations!

Too bad it costs on the north side of $15K.. 50% more than a 14" EdgeHD including CGEM-PRO mount and tripod! Way too rich for my blood. Let's hope direct drive technology gets picked up by other vendors and the price is driven down...


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