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I have enjoyed running a triple rig for quite some years now but I'm downscaling to one OTA. That leaves two cameras and filter wheels for sale.


Atik EFW2 9 position 1.25" - €350

Atik 460EXm - €1500 NOW SOLD



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Thank you Olly! I really can't wait to see what you can do with your kit down at Les Granges!

So here again is up for grabs (an Atik 460EXm SOLD camera) and an EFW2 wheel with a 9 filter wheel for 1.25" mounted filters.

I'll start with the bad bits. I have cut the power cords to both the camera and the filter wheel since I can't stand the cigarette plugs that were on the other end. You will need to add some length of cable i.e. solder it on and isolate to mate with a power source plug of your choice. I will try to find the cig plugs to make the purchase somewhat more complete, but pleeease don't use them. Ever. :-)

The good bits: The camera and the filter wheel comes delivered as you would have had them delivered from Atik. (OK, I admit, that in one of the images a tiny clothing fibre has landed inside the camera opening). In other words these units have NO signs of use. NO signs of UV discoloration and come with ALL that you'd expect to find in the boxes.

They were always kept indoors between sessions. (I used to roll out and set up each night).

The EFW2 has serial number 3W14120828. The unit is one number away from the units Olly just bought with confidence.

The camera in the listing has achieved the following btw:

AAPOD 12 DEC 2015
AAPOD 23 SEP 2014
AAPOD 18 AUG 2014
AAPOD 26 MAY 2014
AAPOD 21 APR 2014
AAPOD 23 MAR 2014

Plus publishing in Astronomy Now, and featured in The Sky @ Night magazine and online.

The ATIK460 hits a sweet spot for many. It's easy to use and whilst it doesn't cover the greatest field and doesn't cool as good as some, it sure does deliver.

The EFW2 integrates well with available software and never misses a beat. Beautifully crafted and finished.

Below are some images of the actual units.

All the best fellow imagers

Prices again:

Atik EFW2 9 position 1.25" - €350

Atik 460EXm - €1500 SOLD


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