Jump to content

Ceph and Cass

prime focus with sky watcher explorer 200p?


rob1
 Share

Recommended Posts

ive been reading some reflector telescopes are unable to reach prime focus with a dslr, the problem being not enough inward travel on the focuser, i have a skywatcher explorer 200p and was wondering if it will be ok with my scope as im getting a dslr camera soon, anyone know anything about this?

thanks,

Rob

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Rob1,

I can't speak for the 200P, but the 130P has a similar problem. I've been looking and found that moving the mirror up the tube a little apparently helps. I've not done it yet but I am planning to move my mirror up the tube by putting in some longer collimation screws.

There are couple of threads on here talking about longer collimation screws. http://stargazerslounge.com/topic/10503-going-to-mod-my-skywatcher-130p/ and http://stargazerslounge.com/topic/184528-six-spring-mirror-mod/

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

×
×
  • 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.