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Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Hi, a little update. I have received the documentation from Ron (Moonlite) on the new 3.6" focuser for the TOA-130 and I have to admit that it looks very good,
gianpaolo.candini
12:01 AM
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63399

CA-35 TCA 1050 2" Camera Adapter

There is not much technical data provided Takahashi accessories. Can one tell me the back focus distance consumed by the CA-35 TCA 1050 2" (50.8mm) camera
cjs9998
5:21 PM
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63398

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Hi Wes, look, this is the part I have made to hold the motor of the rotator: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30399190/IMGP6861.jpg
gianpaolo.candini
12:25 PM
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63397

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Gian Paolo, Thanks I understand what you have... while fine for visual, these microtouch replacements do not improve to stock focusers' ability to handle a
wescspace
8:35 AM
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63396

Re: MPA-TAK2.7---Micro Pinion Assembly Takahashi Retrofit, 2.7" Diam

Gian Paolo, This is what has recently been advertised by Starizona but unfortunately the motors only fit the larger focusers.
Paul Homer
Jul 4
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63395

Re: MPA-TAK2.7---Micro Pinion Assembly Takahashi Retrofit, 2.7" Diam

I had a Moonlite (CXL) focuser (3.6") on my TOA-130. It's not advertised on the website but you can call Ron and talk to him. My image train was never that
Khavar Dar
Jul 4
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63394

Re: MPA-TAK2.7---Micro Pinion Assembly Takahashi Retrofit, 2.7" Diam

Hi Paul, well, I'm glad (or better, I'm sorry) to hear that I'm not alone. I have been suggested to check the Moonlite products. While I was searching on
gianpaolo.candini
Jul 4
#63394
 
63393

MPA-TAK2.7---Micro Pinion Assembly Takahashi Retrofit, 2.7" Diameter

Hi All, This is similar to another thread that is now running but do not want to muddy the waters of that one. I have a TSA 102 that I bought second hand a
Paul Homer
Jul 4
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63392

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Hi Wes (?), I'm not using the full Feathertouch focuser, just the retrofit. It is this part: MPA-TAK2.5---Micro Pinion Assembly Takahashi Retrofit, 2.5"
gianpaolo.candini
Jul 4
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63391

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Hi Massimo, thank you for your answer. About point 1, that is very good, thanks! Point 2 is also very good, I didn't know that they have all these adapters.
gianpaolo.candini
Jul 4
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63390

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

I was curious what model your feathertouch is? It's unusual for one of those to slip unless it's one of the little lightweight 2" crayford models. I have a
wescspace
Jul 4
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63389

Re: New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Il 04/07/2015 11.04, UncensoredTakGroup@yahoogroups.com ha scritto: [...] ... [...] ... Hi, I have a TOA130, and i switched to a FT3545B-A recently. I'm not an
Massimo Masson
Jul 4
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63388

New focuser for TOA-130... suggestions needed!

Hi all, I have a TOA-130 with the standard 2.7" focuser. After buying the telescope and seeing that the original focuser was unable to handle the weight of my
gianpaolo.candini
Jul 3
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63387

Re: Building my TSA-120 image train and a few measurement questions

Hi, sorry to keep this going guys... I spoke with Fred at TNR and he confirms that back focus is reduced, but he can't really say where the reducer should come
wescspace
Jun 30
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63386

Re: Polar Scope FOV

I hope these “Experts” are paying the shipping costs. Maybe need to find a better servicing dealer? Steve From: UncensoredTakGroup@yahoogroups.com
Steven Reilly
Jun 29
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