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New Hot Product : 155 mm f/8 Deluxe Triplet APO Refractor

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#1 APM M.Ludes

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Posted 30 June 2020 - 12:16 AM

https://www.apm-tele...ertificate.html

why buy from APM ? Because APM retest each sample on our optical bench to be able to guarantee you a quality product !

 

we have it in stock

TS-Optics Photoline 155 mm f/8 Deluxe Triplet APO Refractor - with test certificate

 

US $ 4,750 plus shipping worldiwde

TS-Optics Photoline 155 mm f/8 FPL55 Triplet Apochromat

The largest apo from Teleskop-Service is the inexpensive entry into the world of really big refractors. Such a telescope offers joy for a lifetime and is an attraction in every observatory. This apochromatic refractor offers a number of interesting features:

    Apochromatic triplet lens with FPL55 as APO element and additional special lanthanum glass for even better chromatic correction.
    Improved cell for even more adjustment stability, the cell is adjustable via pull and push screws.
    A very good 3.7" focuser with rack and pinion drive. The drawtube is ball bearing mounted for precise adjustment even under heavy loads, for example by heavy cameras.
    Generous working distance of 140 mm from the 2" receptacle, which can be further extended by a removable segment between tube and focuser. This even allows the use of binoviewers without glass path compensation.
    Each apo is delivered with a test certificate by the manufacturer. The apochromat is given a serial number. In addition, each apo is tested on the optical bench at Teleskop-Service and optimally calibrated again.

 

Astrophotography with the TS Photoline 155 mm apo
Basically the apo can be combined with all suitable correctors. We especially recommend the following correctors, which are linked in the recommended accessories.

 

TSFLAT3 - 1.0x corrector
The corrector is screwed directly onto the M92 thread of the focuser. The corrector provides illumination and correction up to 60 mm image circle diameter. The focal length is not changed.

 

TSRedJM63B - 0.8x corrector
The corrector is screwed to the focuser with an extension adapter # M68a-M63i. It reduces the focal length to 992 mm and improves the focal ratio to f/6.4. The corrector provides illumination up to 42 mm image circle diameter.

TSAPORED075 - 0.74x corrector
The corrector is screwed to the M92 thread of the focuser with the adapters # OAZ3-Flat25 and # M68a-M68a. It reduces the focal length to 917 mm and improves the focal ratio to f/5.92. The corrector provides illumination up to 44 mm image circle diameter.

 

delivery include:
♦ 155 mm apo ota
♦ Losmandy style dovetail bar
♦ Test certificate
♦ Transport case

Specifications:

Type of telescope: 3 elements glass with airspace

Lens: FPL55 and Lanthanglass

Aperture: 155mm

Focal ratio: f/8

Focal length: 1240mm

Backfokus: Length 100 mm - removable - this extends the working distance to 240 mm.

Focuser: 3,7" RPA Photoline focuser with dual speed transmission

Connection to eyepiece: 1.25", 2", M68x1 female thread, M92x1 female thread

Tube diameter: 156mm

Dewcap diameter: 186mm

Tube weight: 28.6 lb

 

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Posted 09 July 2020 - 08:54 AM

♦ Test certificate ? 

 

Hi Marcus, Looks like a nice scope. What sort of quality levels are you getting in the tests ? 



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Posted 09 July 2020 - 11:19 AM

Anyone seen any reviews posted anywhere?

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Posted 09 July 2020 - 11:23 AM

Hi Marcus ... website indicates price includes the OTA, Losmandy dovetail, test cert and case. What about rings? Thanks.

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Posted 09 July 2020 - 02:26 PM

???

 

There are rings attached to the Losmandy plate.



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Posted 10 July 2020 - 11:24 AM

Rings included. Interferometreical Testreport included

 

I tested the first sample I got

 

defocused star test superb colorcorrected, no CA

 

spherical correction also excellent

 

 

the first smaple I got is a high end optical quality apo, which compete to the upper quality manufacturs

 

strehl state 96.7 %



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Posted 15 July 2020 - 01:26 PM

What is typical time to receive in US (Arizona)?

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Posted 16 July 2020 - 02:54 AM

1 week



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Posted 17 July 2020 - 12:52 AM

https://www.apm-tele...ertificate.html

why buy from APM ? Because APM retest each sample on our optical bench to be able to guarantee you a quality product !

 

 

TS-Optics Photoline 155 mm f/8 FPL55 Triplet Apochromat
 

    Each apo is delivered with a test certificate by the manufacturer. The apochromat is given a serial number. In addition, each apo is tested on the optical bench at Teleskop-Service and optimally calibrated again.

 

 

So Markus, TS test and tune each OTA and you do the same when you receive these refractors from them, if this is the case why (I hope it is not for collimation, in that case it will needed for the customer) ?



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Posted 18 July 2020 - 05:32 AM

shipments coming from China in containers, save packed.

 

shipments from dealer to customer going a rough shipping way. When w eget it from TS it was shipped this rough way . when we open and test we know yes it survive well or not.

 

I do not write : we tune, no idea, from where you take that, but not from me.- I say we test it to make sure we deliver what we offer


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Posted 19 July 2020 - 07:05 AM

That was my point, is you think it is useful to check after shipping within Germany (from TS to APM), then does the final customer have to be worried after shipping to the other side of the pond ?

 

BTW, it looks beautiful and seems to be a promising refractor, just another choice in the budget 6" apo market, it is just sad that flooded with so many asian refractors, you had to stop your 6" apm, that you designed. It was the first offer for a 150mm "low cost" apo.

w/o it all these new entry level "apo" (ie not LZOS, TAk, Tec) would not be here.


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