Jump to content

sgl_imaging_challenge_2021_annual.thumb.jpg.3fc34f695a81b16210333189a3162ac7.jpg

Bit left over


Recommended Posts

I seem to have a chunk that obviously fits into the eyepiece hole on my Skywatcher 200p Dob,and since I have already fitted and used the 1 1/4 adapter I can only assume it is something to do with fitting a DSLR to the scope-but I'm blowed if I can see how! Just in case I want to stick my nikon on it sometime-what is this all about please???

Link to comment
Share on other sites

As Twotter said, it will be the 2" adapter for a 2" eyepiece. This has nothing to do with imaging with a DSLR. In fact, if you use it you'll not get focus.

You need to unscrew the end from the 1.25" adapter to leave the thread only.. then screw on a T adapter for your Nikon (Not supplied with the scope).

The 2" adapter is for viewing with a 2" EP only.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

You may have the same adaptor that I got with the 300P dob. If so it is a step down adaptor from 2" to 1.25". You can check by trying to unscrew the 1.25" tube from the adaptor.

If it comes off - what you are left with is a T-Thread. This will accept a T-ring which allows a dslr to be connected to the adaptor, and thus the camera can be directly attached to the scope :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Had a bit of a rummage in the garage earlier and found a long box that looked suspiciously like the sort of box that an OTA might be delivered in. Looked inside, and nestled amongst the polystyrene tube supports was a plastic bag with a 2" adaptor in.

Happy days :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.