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Replacing the battery on a vixen iluminated eyepiece

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#1 rjsc2000

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 05:04 PM

Hi all

 

Do you know how to replace the battery on a vixen illuminated eyepiece?

 

Thanks

 

Ricardo



#2 Geo.

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 05:46 PM

https://www.cloudyni...ticle-eyepiece/

 

These units have some weird technology that is apparently failure prone and not repairable. If the lens barrel is threaded with a female Schrader thread ("0.305"-32TPI) many illuminators will replace it. 

 

https://www.highpoin...s-control-ei002



#3 TOMDEY

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 06:11 PM

I have an Orion that is terrible design they way they built the battery and switch... bet it's the same thing.



#4 SeattleScott

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 06:58 PM

I can tell you but it will cost you. Hold the brightness dial with one hand while you unscrew the top with a penny. Takes CR2032.

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#5 rjsc2000

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 03:25 AM

Thanks.

I'll try that

 

Ricardo




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