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Posts Made By: Eitan Altman

November 20, 2006 08:37 PM Forum: Eyepieces

Re: Pentax XW + Nikon Coolpix 995 afocal ???

Posted By Eitan Altman

Hi Greg - I don't actually know the answer to your question, but if you don't get much response here I would highly suggest you try posting your question (or searching the archives) in the digiscoping section of birdforum.net

There are many incredible digiscopers out there who may know exactly what you need.

December 5, 2006 09:22 AM Forum: Eyepieces

Baader Hyperion Click-Stop Zoom

Posted By Eitan Altman

Peter Glus said:

Wow...just saw this. Anyone used it yet...seems like a very nice idea to have a wider FOV with a zoom.

They just went on sale in the US yesterday, through Alpine Astro, so I don't think anyone who isn't in Germany has used them yet! There's a thread on CN with a link to a google-translated thread from a German astro site.

Bob at Alpine Astro says he's very impressed, and that it's a worthy addition to the Hyperion line, but also counselled me to not trust vendor reviews :-)