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Miguel1983

Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50 ED

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I got one this week, great piece of kit, good focuser and very good quality overall.

There are a lot of screws on this finder, some are a bit in the way wen rotating the focuser.

One thing i miss is that they should have put a photo-threaded hole on the bottom of the finderdovetail for easy mounting on a tripod for travel use, as the advertise it as finder/small travelscope.

As it is now you have to MacGiver a solution yourself

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I also tried some different eyepieces and configurations with the stuff i have, the only thing that seems to work is using the standard 10 and 25mm Plossl witch are frequently supplied with telescopes (only tried the 25) with the provided spacer ring.

I also attached a Baader Hyperion 5 and 13 mm but the field stop seems to be inadequate, it looks a bit weird to i might ad.

Like they said, using a diagonal doesn't work, no focus.

Great combo with the ED80, i do wonder how well it will balance...

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I didn't use it outside yet, as many of you now the box was off course supplied with bad weather,  but i'm confident it won't disappoint .

Clear skies !

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