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#1 hakann

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Posted 19 June 2017 - 06:36 PM

Question ;

Has APM a 'new' 150 mm out whit 2" EP ? ( or is something new coming ?

I read on a early CN report difference between a APM 150 mm achromat triplet and a Borg 125 mm ED APO doublet.
-What’s the difference ?


If a new APM, what design is that ?
I noted on APM web price for the 150 mm is a fraction of the Fuji ED 150 mm.
Is The APM binos made in China ?

I has only view short in a Fuji 150 mm less ED at 25X and I was very disappointed.

Pricing on the APM 150 mm ( that I can see on their website ) is just over the Kowa 82 mm.
I has look into the Kowa and did like it.
I has briefly in daytime compared a APM 100 and 125 vs the Kowa and I found the Kowa better in optics.


Edited by hakann, 20 June 2017 - 05:05 PM.


#2 hakann

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:56 PM

Has anyone a answer.

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I read on a early CN report difference between a APM 150 mm achromat triplet and a Borg 125 mm ED APO doublet.

 

-What’s the difference a achromat triplet and APO doublet ?


Edited by hakann, 20 June 2017 - 05:06 PM.


#3 KennyJ

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 03:15 PM

Dear Hakann,

 

I can't help you with any of your questions, which I THINK I understand,  but APM, APO, AMP and now APP could be confusing one or two readers! smile.gif

 

Kenny


Edited by KennyJ, 20 June 2017 - 04:44 PM.


#4 Rich V.

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 04:11 PM

Just to clarify, Hakann, you're referring to Jochen's comparison from Oct. 2015?

 

https://www.cloudyni...ant-binoculars/

 

I think a new 150mm using the build and optical design of the 100mm and 120mm ED doublet apos currently available from APM would be a much more interesting BT than this older (KUO?) "semi-apo triplet" model.  It's the only APM 150mm offering on their website right now.

 

Is there a link to any statement from APM about a "new" ED apo 150mm coming, anyone?

 

Rich



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Posted 20 June 2017 - 05:13 PM

Kenny,

Sorry, I spelled the company APM wrong ( did edit now above  ) But was never into APP ;-)

 

Rich.

Correct, there is where I read about this 2 designs.

I also read it on the thread on the WX Nikon that APM has a new model, out or might be out.

 

So a better design is a ED APO doublets, or ?

Whats the difference from a achromat triplet.

 

Another question was, is the APM made in China ?

As price is way lower than a ex Fuji 150 ED ( guess that is a APO doublets ? )

 

What design is the Kowa Highlander ?



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Posted 21 June 2017 - 11:26 AM

Markus from APM mentioned the possibility of a 2" capable 150mm binocular based on the design of the current 120mm APO model in the vendors forum. It was some time ago... Hakan, I think the quickest route to information, rather than us speculating in this thread, is to send an email to APM.

#7 Mr. Bill

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 12:19 PM

And let us know what you find out.

 

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 05:25 PM

Mark,

As I'm not into that big bino I will not waste his time.
I was just interested on the design and if that is China made binos.
I really enjoy the Kowa but as a Chile trip might come up, I' m into the WX Nikon.
But hooe Sweden company will stock it so one can look.
And overall the Kowa is to big for my use of a bino.


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