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#1 astroclint

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Posted 25 February 2024 - 04:28 PM

Has anyone got one and used it?



#2 RLK1

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Posted 25 February 2024 - 05:03 PM

Has anyone got one and used it?

There's really no "Aliexpress binoviewer".  Aliexpress is the Chinese equivalent of Amazon in that it's a marketplace that sells goods offered by different vendors and manufacturers. Asking if anyone has tried an "Aliexpress binoviewer" is like asking if anyone has tried an "Amazon binoviewer". 

 

That said, most of the commonly available relatively inexpensive binoviewers that come with a Celestron, Astromania or WO label on 'em are probably sourced from China and have the similar 22mm small prisms in them. That's essentially the same offering you'll see on Aliexpress... 


Edited by RLK1, 25 February 2024 - 05:04 PM.


#3 astroclint

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Posted 25 February 2024 - 05:23 PM

https://www.aliexpre...ayAdapt=glo2usa



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Posted 25 February 2024 - 05:28 PM

There was a recent thread on these models, I seem to recall the buyers both attempted to get a refund…

#5 RLK1

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Posted 25 February 2024 - 05:30 PM

Notice it says "Celestron" on it?

That said, read the following thread for experiences with this particular model from this particular vendor, including my own, as sold on Aliexpress:

https://www.cloudyni...ron-binoviewer/



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Posted 25 February 2024 - 08:46 PM

I feel that there’s too many potential issues with binoviewers, even ootb, that I’m buying either a reputable brand 2nd hand or buying new from somewhere with easy returns and refunds, but that’s just me,

 

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