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Solar B

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  1. Outstanding & Congrats on the acquisition ... just the best that is all 😍 Brian
  2. Hi Piero If using a diagonal then as I suggest like the Hi Fi chain 1...Telescope / optics are the most inportant component as this gives you the image or signal , once the signal has been accessed it cannot be improved upon. 2... Diagonal , the image / signal will then pass to the diagonal , here it will be degredated or tarnished a little. 3... EP , the quality of the image or signal reaching the EP is totally dependant upon the quality of the previous 2 components thus the EP is the least important within the chain. Agreed operating a Telescope straight through with an EP would be preferable and I'm a Big fan of the Tak 1.25 prisms which offers great value for money. Brian
  3. I think the Uni 28 with Skytee 2 is the way to go as you don't require a pillar extension when using a longer FL refractor 👍 Brian
  4. I commented (below) on another topic but I think it relevant In the HIFI world the correct chain of importance is 1. Source .... CD player or Turntable 2. Amplifier 3. Speakers So it stands that in the Astronomy world the correct chain of importance would be 1. Telescope / Optics 2. Diagonal 3. Eyepiece Now many will happily spend hundreds on an EP but only around £100 on a diagonal I suggest that this may be an error as the diagonal in the chain is actually more important than the EP Brian
  5. I would highly recommend getting a PST as an entry to the wonderful HA world ... I wouldn't necessarily worry too much about modding one until your fully conversant with all things HA ... modding will certainly achieve greater resolution but won't lower the units bandwidth and can sometimes offer fairly blank disk views. Brian
  6. I had a pair some time ago and I reckon they were about twice the size of the various 100mm binos (no joke) !! I wasn't however able to mount them adegualty enough and had to let them go. Brian
  7. One of these ... think I got it from Amazon will screw directly onto the PST thread and take a 2" filter I've tried various NDs & polerizers on the objective but you can't beat a DS 😁 Brian
  8. Still Available Brian
  9. PM sent ref shipping Brian
  10. PM has been sent Brian
  11. That 90 Degree erecting prism is tres expensive but what I've considered recently is .... In the HIFI world the correct chain of importance is 1. Source .... CD player or Turntable 2. Amplifier 3. Speakers So it stands that in the Astronomy world the correct chain of importance would be 1. Telescope / Optics 2. Diagonal 3. Eyepiece Now many will happily spend hundreds on an EP but only around £100 on a diagonal I suggest that this may be an error as the diagonal in the chain is actually more important than the EP Brian
  12. Have used the 35nm at 150mm with no discerenable heat from any of the apparatus Brisn
  13. Probably not worth getting one if you already have the 35nm but haven't compared. I use a 2" 35nm as a quark Erf & it's very effective ... in fact they're mini D erfs I believe. Brian
  14. Nothing as Maier value the ITFs on the package document as 1$ each. Postage was about 6-8$ from mem Brian
  15. I've replaced a BF5 and a BF10 with the Maier option and have to say that I consider them excellent quality ! Infact the images viewed through both were brighter than before oxidation ! Im a huge PST fan and I'm currently on my 12th HA model. Brian