Takahashi FC-76DC - 76mm f/7.5 Fluorite Doublet APO Refractor

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  • Takahashi FC-76DC - 76mm f/7.5 Fluorite Doublet APO Refractor

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    • Regular price $1,420.00
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    Takahashi FC-76DC - 76mm f/7.5 Fluorite Doublet APO Refractor

    About the Takahashi FC-76 Doublet Fluorite Refractor Series

    The Takahashi FC-76 Series is an updated version of the original from 1980. The multi-coated fluorite rear lens and eco-glass front element provides maximum light transmission. The design takes advantage of the advances in high resolution digital imaging. The advanced design allows the focal length to be reduced by 30mm 594mm at f/7.8.

    About the Takahashi FC-76DC Doublet Fluorite Refractor

    The DC model features a heavy-duty 1.25" rack and pinion focuser that can be easily upgraded to 2" with the addition of an optional accessory. A fixed dew shield is also a part of the FC-76DC package, as is a a smaller, lighter 80mm tube that weighs about 4 pounds as opposed to the 6.6 lb weight of the DS model.

    Takahashi FC-76DC Specifications...

    • Design: Doublet fluorite apochromat
    • Diameter: 76mm
    • Focal ratio: f/7.5
    • Tube diameter: 80mm
    • Tube length: 650mm
    • Weight: 4 lbs

    Takahashi Product Number: TFK0763

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    • Overview states that the 1.25" focuser "can be adapted to 2" with extra accessory." What is the accessory that is required?

      You can use the TK-TOA0050 adapter (designed for the FS-78 with the same focuser) to convert the scope to 2", but you may need to adapt eyepieces straight through as there may not be enough back focus to use a 2" diagonal.

    • I tried to call on this but could not get through. Do you still have this for sale (C11 for 1399)? Question, do you sell the cg-5 dovetail bar separately that would fit this?

      Alex, Sorry about the delay. We still have this in stock. We can get you a CG-5 dovetail or get a AA-Vix-Los dovetail that the CGE dovetail would fit into and then into the CG-5 mount. Please give me a call and ask for Steve and I'll help you with i

    • Can this be used with an orion starshoot to guide an 8 inch SCT? Whatlate is necessary to mount thisackage?

      Yes, this guidescope is a good match in size and focal length for an 8" SCT. You will need to have a Losmandy "D" style dovetail on top of your scope for the clamps on the guidescope rings to attach to, and you may need additional counterweights to balanc

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