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APM 100 or 120 and Nagler zoom 3 - 6 mm: what is your experience?

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#1 marcd

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 01:36 AM

Hello

I am the happy owner of an APM 100 mm with 24 /18 / 12.5 and 9 mm eyepieces, under a good mountain sky ...
Maybe I'll switch to a 120 mm soon ...
I wonder about the possibility of supplementing my series of eyepieces with another focal length either a 6 mm, Morpheus for example, or the Nagler zoom.

I do not know this eyepiece and therefore what do you think?
thank you
marc


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Posted 04 May 2021 - 03:52 AM

The Nagler 3-6 zoom is an excellent eyepiece.  It does however have small lenses, smallish field of view and tight eye relief so not generally recommended for binoculars, image merging could be an issue for some.  I have tried mine on a self built 80ED binoscope with good results at 200x so if purely magnification is your goal, worth a try.


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Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:47 PM

Hi Marc

 

I have them, I do not use them too much on APM 100mm, field of view is small and if the atmosphere is good they can be useful, however I also have Baader Morpheus 6.5mm these are very nice and comfy on my binoculars

 

cheers

 

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 07:15 PM

Nz is not suitable on these.
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#5 marcd

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Posted 05 May 2021 - 12:40 AM

Thank you very much to all!
So I skip my turn and move towards fixed focal lengths ....
marc



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Posted 05 May 2021 - 01:35 AM

Hi Marc

 

I have them, I do not use them too much on APM 100mm, field of view is small and if the atmosphere is good they can be useful, however I also have Baader Morpheus 6.5mm these are very nice and comfy on my binoculars

 

cheers

 

eugene

I have the Nagler 3-6mm zoom as well. Use it on my refractors only. The 6.5mm Morphs are the best for me with my binos.:)


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