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Adding a camcorder to a spotting scope

Postby opticsplanet.com on Thu Sep 30, 2004 2:46 pm

> > From: Jim (jfmace@srpnet.com)
> > --------------------------------------------------
> > I'm looking for a spotting scope in the 20-60 maganification range that
> > I can connect a digital camcorder to. Haven't got a camcorder yet, just
> > looking for a combination of the two that will work together.
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Thu Sep 30, 2004 3:04 pm

Hi Jim

Some of the new digital spotting scopes on the market such as the Bushnell
Digital Imaging Scope, http://store.yahoo.com/opticsplanet/782101.html, can feed images directly to your camcorder. This would probably be the most hassle free way to get high mag images in a cam, but at the moment some of these scopes are in short supply. Check availability before ordering.

To attach a camcorder to a spotting scope you will need the correct C mount. Try Scopetronics for a match to your camcorder. As for a spotting scope, any of the ED versions of the Nikon, Pentax, Leica,Swarovski will take top notch pics.

Please let us know if you have any questions!
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