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Barlow 2x-3x Variable Lens

Postby Dr_Reboot on Sat Dec 25, 2004 5:14 am

Has anyone had experience with a Barlow 2x-3x Variable Lens? I'm wondering if this lens' quality and capability is as good as using separate 2x and 3x lenses.
Thanks in advance for any advice!
Dr_Reboot
 

Postby Guest on Sat Jan 08, 2005 8:34 pm

Hi

In theory, this should work just fine. Visually, I can tell little difference between this and two separate Barlows of equal quality.

However, if you are using a refractor or a Mak-SCT, you can get 3x from your 2x barlow anyway just by inserting it forward of your diagonal.
Guest