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#1 cnchillstar

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Posted 16 September 2021 - 06:34 PM

Please share your experience and eyepiece selection suggestion for APM 150 binoculars, I plan to get a SD bino.

Thanks a lot!



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Posted 19 September 2021 - 07:08 AM

any information?



#3 Faber

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Posted 19 September 2021 - 09:08 AM

Apm 30 uff, Televue Ethos 17, 13 and for high magnification Pentax xw 5 for me.

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Posted 19 September 2021 - 11:51 AM

The 2" APM 30mm UFF that come with the binocular are very good.  My other favorite is the Docter 1.25" 12.5mm pair.  The Baader Morpheus 1.25", 17.5, 9, 6.5, and 4.5mm all work well and are comfortable for me.

 

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Posted 19 September 2021 - 12:15 PM

Try search function...

 

The UF 30 is included with the scope.

 

It's a fast F5.6 refractor, don't safe $ on eyepieces, every better ep makes a scope better.

Also don't safe $ on too few eyepieces, my set for my 100mm bt  (F5.5) is 22,17, 12, 9, 6 (soon), and 5 mm.

 

A larger field of view than +/- 75 degrees afov, our eyes cannot see the edge of the eyepiece of both tubes simultaneously with the central sharpness zone.

 

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Posted 19 September 2021 - 06:44 PM

For dark skies and low power I like the stock 30mm UFF and 24 Panoptics.

 

Most used eyepiece set is the 14mm Delos for average conditions or 10 Delos when seeing is good. Overall field size, star quality and eye comfort are excellent.  The Morpheus line is just as capable, but I had already invested in the Delos.

 

The 14mm focal length gives me an optimal exit pupil and magnification for my typical skies and targets.

 

For high powers in excellent conditions, anywhere from the 3.5 to 8mm Delos.

 

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Posted 20 September 2021 - 01:32 AM

A larger field of view than +/- 75 degrees afov, our eyes cannot see the edge of the eyepiece of both tubes simultaneously with the central sharpness zone.

Hi Garret, maybe Google translation has failed, because I don't understand what you meant here.



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Posted 20 September 2021 - 06:28 AM

This is my set for the 150 SD:

 

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Posted 21 September 2021 - 11:19 PM

Nikon 102° HW 17mm and 12.5mm, but a small modification is required to get them to focus. The smallest IPD is 63mm.


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