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#1 PMac1

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Posted 07 December 2019 - 11:27 AM

Hello all, I picked up this made in Japan TV 1.25" diagonal with a few EPs. Does anybody recognise the model/spec?

 

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#2 junomike

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Posted 07 December 2019 - 11:45 AM

See here for model (on box)



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Posted 07 December 2019 - 11:47 AM

Same body as earlier versions by Vixen and Celestron - 1980s - non compression ring style.

I have a Celestron version.

 

I also have a couple of the Televue version like the one in your photo.

The mirror is 96% enhanced aluminum (not dielectric).

 

Hope this info helps.

 

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Edited by vkhastro1, 07 December 2019 - 11:48 AM.

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#4 PMac1

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Posted 07 December 2019 - 11:48 AM

Thank you!

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 01:34 AM

Looks alot like the diagonal that came with either the TV Ranger or the 1.25" vserion of the TV Pronto.

 

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 03:48 AM

I have the same type, only Orion branded.


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#7 Jon Isaacs

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 06:40 AM

I had one of these quite a number of years ago. A Howie G laser showed it to be out of collimation. I have read of others (Orion etc also) being out of collimation. There's no easy adjustment.. 

 

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 05:27 PM

The manufacturer was Vixen in Japan.



#9 Peter Besenbruch

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Posted 09 December 2019 - 02:24 PM

I had the Celestron version. It, too, was out of collimation. The mirror coating went bad after about 5 years.




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