Takahashi FSQ-85 Extender ED
Takahashi - 1.5X Extender ED
The Takahashi 1.5X Extender ED was created specifically for the Takahashi Baby Q Telescope. Thanks to the addition of extra low dispersion (ED) glass, you'll enjoy superb optical quality and enhanced correction.
Now you can add focal length to your "Baby Q" to suit all your astrophotography needs. The Takahashi Extender ED has a 2" barrel and adds 1.5X magnifying power to all your eyepieces when used as a barlow lens.
Takahashi Product Number: TEXDX0001
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Does this extender come with non marring brass clamp, as the 2 inch adapter supplied with the FSQ85 lacks one.
According to Takahashi America, the extender does not include a brass compression ring. Instead, it simply uses 2 set screws to attach to the TCA1050 extender CA-35 adapter.
Can this 2 inch extender be used with other takahashi refractors with 2 inch capability or any refractor with 2 inch barrel ? Also is it telecentric?
This extender is only designed to be used on the FSQ-85ED, although it does work very well on the FSQ-106ED as well. Takahashi makes no claims as to the telecentricity of this lens, but as it is designed to be mounted inside the infinity focus position (
Hi. Will this work with BRC-250 rings? I'd like to use this with my Losmandy g11 which has a D/V saddle. Will it work?
Unfortunately, no. You will need the Extra Large BT Tech plate for the BRC250 rings to fit the 125mm wide hole spacing on those rings. This plate has 100mm wide hole spacing for the TOA-130/Epsilon-180ED rings.