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#1 APM M.Ludes

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 05:42 PM

I promissed news , it took a while, we are not a company who  promiss and than not deliver. Ok I must to 1 excusion, our MS 6 x 30 Binocular is really bad in delay. I hope we ship early january. On last steps to serial production a error in the casting turned out and the body casting form have have to be done new again

 

back to Apos.

 

we have a new triplet Airspaced Apo 8" F/7 with FPL ED and Lanthianium Glas with a retail of US $ 24,500.00 only ana delivery time of 2 to 3 month only ,. each comes with a interf. Testreport and guarantee 95 5 strehl. This scope is ready to be ordered

 

https://www.apm-tele...tical-tube.html

 

 

we will come out in 2021 with a 10" Triplet with FPL and lanthium Glas with aretail below $ 40,000.00

 

and for my biggest fans, we come out with a 7" Apo whith retail below $ 10,000.00

 

also we coming out with a 104 mm F/ 4.9 full format Flat Field Super Apochrmatic Refractor for less than $ 3,500.00..more later , this price include 3" Starlight Feather Touch Focuser :-)

 

Picture below show first testig samples 8" and 10" Apo on OS Direct drive fork mount

 

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 06:57 PM

Amazing, Markus. Good luck rolling out the line - sounds spectacular!

 

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 07:20 PM

Will the 104 have a FF reducer too?


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#4 Rick Runcie

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 10:03 PM

Looking forward to hearing the specifics on the 7" apo. Best regards,  Richard 



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Posted 01 December 2020 - 12:15 PM

Is the 104 likely going to be the Long perng 104 triplet with two ED elements + a reducer to get f/4.9?



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Posted 02 December 2020 - 06:07 AM

Great news !!!



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Posted 03 December 2020 - 10:57 AM

the 104 will be Long Perng Optics with APM Tube modifications , but not there not best focuser, we will use Starlight Focuser :-)

 

test sample get shipped to us tomorrow


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Posted 03 December 2020 - 12:16 PM

Markus, Great News! I have your 152 and think its an Excellent scope! I can't wait to see the new ones! Hopefully at NEAF in 2021.



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Posted 12 December 2020 - 02:36 PM

I promissed news ,

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and for my biggest fans, we come out with a 7" Apo whith retail below $ 10,000.00

 


 

 

Very interesting news, can you give some details, e.g. focal lenght?

 

many thanks



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Posted 13 December 2020 - 02:20 AM

not yet, still in design stage, please wait till january



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Posted 02 January 2021 - 04:21 AM

My bet is that it will be a 180mm f/7 triplet. f/7 to keep the length reasonable and a triplet to make it work with glass types you can actually get and pay for on a normal budget. 

 

 

Clear skies!
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Posted 08 January 2021 - 11:26 AM

This is great news well done Marcus and APM šŸ‘

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Posted 16 January 2021 - 08:51 AM

Any news on the proposed 180mm Apo. Markus?

Best regards, Richard

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Posted 17 January 2021 - 04:08 PM

no, no news, sorry , we fighting very much against Cor19 lock down here in germany

 

everything is slowed down very much and this coming week they may plan to do a 100 % lock down

 

must spend since november daily 6 hours with my daugterh learning in homeschool

 

not enough time to do daily work.

 

Now it is sunday night 10 PM in Germany, Kits went to bed , I must do last work , till the bell rings tomorrow morning 6 AM

 

we need to design a virus killer and get it made in mass production in china


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Posted 17 January 2021 - 07:40 PM

Agreed on the virus killer. 

 

Take a break. The world will still be waiting for your awesome scopes after COVID is a distant memory. 



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Posted 18 January 2021 - 04:39 PM

Yes this virus is awful ! Iā€™m just getting over it stay safe all


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