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NP101 imaging setup

Started by fblue, 11/20/2008 12:03PM
Posted 11/20/2008 12:03PM Opening Post
Hi,
Here is a pic of the NP101 all set up for imaging.

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Posted 11/20/2008 12:04PM #1
Then here is a close up of the Orion Accu-focus installation. I made the mounting bracket, but the coupler came with the motor.
I also got a 25' handset cord at a local store for $1! So there is plenty of extension to use the hand controller.

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Posted 11/22/2008 10:16AM #2
Sweet set-up, Floyd. Do you use the TeleVue for visual too, or just imaging? I'm thinking of getting an NP101 for visual use but I wonder about the short focal length and how it will do with higher magnifications. I've heard it performs well, but I'd almost rather not take the chance and instead go with something around an F/8, like the Tak TSA 101.

Post some images with that baby soon! grin

Jeff