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QHY268c + ES ED80 with flattener, help!

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#1 bazookaman

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 04:53 PM

Hey all, piecing together my first ap rig. I have an ES ED80 with a 2" flattener and a new-to-me qhy268c. The camera didn't come with any instructions which is a little annoying.

 

The flattener I have changes the barrel size from 2" to... something less than 2".

 

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How do I get from here to there?

 

Secondly, I assume the various sized spacers are to achieve back focus, but it's not clear where to put them. I'm sure I can figure this out on my own with enough reading, but asking here is probably faster!

 

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Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:22 PM

So I think I have the back spacer placement figured out. I don't know how to get to the required 45mm, but I think I see how they fit together at least.

 

The FF part # is FFEDAPO-00. The small size thread is M42. So I guess my question is how do I get from M42 male (first pic, right) to whatever the qhy barrel is (first pic, left). I'm guessing it's another $150 part. crazy.gif


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Posted 04 May 2021 - 05:36 PM

Is this what I need?

 

https://optcorp.com/...-female-adapter




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