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#1 david.saunders40

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Posted 11 March 2015 - 10:09 AM

I'm hoping to bag some images of the solar eclipse next week but big problem!!! I cant for the life of me remember how I put my Coranado PSI and Canon 450d together ( old age thing) 35.gif I have taken a few solar images before about 18months ago and remember it entailed My T ring, T adapter with 15mm or 30mm or both extension, barlow with lens removed, I think?
Hope somebody can give my sad old brain a kick start, would be most grateful.

Regards Dave.



#2 MistrBadgr

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Posted 11 March 2015 - 02:30 PM

Hi Dave,

I do not have any tips or suggestions for what you are trying to do, but I understand your situation perfectly.....if you get my drift.

Best Regards,

Bill Steen
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#3 Mark Sibole

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Posted 12 March 2015 - 07:19 AM

it all has to do with the spacing.I cant tell ya on the DSLR all I can say is try several setups while you can.


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#4 david.saunders40

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Posted 13 March 2015 - 01:55 AM

Thanks for the advise,

 

Dave.



#5 RickScofield

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Posted 13 March 2015 - 06:48 AM

Dave,
When you do get it worked out again take a few detailed pictures of it all put together and save them for future reference. That might help next time. Sorry I can't help you out now however.
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#6 Philip Pugh

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 09:08 AM

If anyone can crack this one, please let me know, too. As I understand it, focus travel isn't one of the PST's strong points. It's why I still use afocal with my PST.



#7 Mark Sibole

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Posted 05 June 2016 - 02:14 PM

It all has to do with the build date.The older PSTs seem to have a better infocus and that is what we ween.I had a newer pst here ans Meade changed something and I could NOT get my DSI to come close to focusing but my old model had no issues.


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