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Camera Mount

Postby tturner7 on Sun Dec 12, 2004 7:38 am

Will this telescope mount a 35mm or digital camera onto it?
If this one will not accept a camera, which telescope under $200 will accept one? :?:
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Sun Dec 12, 2004 12:05 pm


Yes, you can mount an SLR - digital or 35mm - but not a point and shoot camera. (An SLR is a camera that has a removeable lens) You will need:

The basic camera adapter, http://www.opticsplanet.com/bus125telspo.html

To this you add a t-ring for your brand of SLR camera, http://www.opticsplanet.com/meade-t-rings.html
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