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Hi, I bought this T-Ring from e-bay for $18, and it had good reviews, people saying they just used it without an extension etc. But I'm having trouble working it out. It fits great to the camera, but when I try to put it on the back of the scope its nowhere near fitting. Obviously, I am new to this. The diameter of the hole scope side is 1 and 5/8"s or around 43 mm. What am I missing? Here's a pic of the t-ring and the description on the packet. Many thanks! :smiley:

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You will also need a nose-piece adaptor that fits into the focusser. http://www.firstligh...ra-adapter.html

Is this the same thing Mallorcasaint? Only they dont seem to sell the ones from FLO here in Canada :(http://www.canadiantelescopes.com/Canadian-Telescopes-Largest-Collection-of-Celestron-Meade-Vixen-Televue-Telescopes-Canada?search=Celestron+T+Camera+Adapter+Universal+1+1%2F4+Inch

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Just to be clear. Is the T ring you bought for a Canon EOS? Obviously you fit it where the lense would go and then screw the nosepiece into it. I just want to ensure that the nosepiece is the correct size.

Sorry for such a late reply, I only just noticed the bell reminder thingy at the top! My t-ring is for an Olympus E series camera, and I ordered the adapter from ebay and hopefully it should be here soon. Ive found a really dark site to try it out too! :)

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