ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope w/ Helical Focuser

ITEM #
ZWO-60280
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  • Regular price $118.00
  • ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope w/ Helical Focuser

    • Sale
    • Regular price $118.00
    • ITEM #
      ZWO-60280

    • 5 available

    5

    Features

    • Optical Diameter: 60 mm 
    • Focal Length: 280 mm
    • Weight with guider ring and dovetail: 22.6 oz
    • Backfocus: 15 mm
    • Focuser: Helical
    • Tube Travel: 30 mm

     

    ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope w/ Helical Focuser

    The 60 mm f/4.6 Guidescope w/ Helical Focuser by ZWO:

     

    Compact and lightweight 60 mm guidescope with 1.25-inch rotatable helical focuser. Doubles as a 280 mm telephoto lens for DSLR cameras. Features multi-coated optics and solid aluminum CNC construction.

    Additional Information

    Accessory TypeGuidescope
    Free ShippingYes
    ManufacturerZWO
      Included:
    • 60 mm f/4.6 Guidescope
    • 1.25-inch Helical Focuser

     

     

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    • I just bought this ZWOptical finder-guider scope. It is a nice, simple and light-weight design, but I cannot reach focus with my Canon EOS Rebel XT DSLR. I removed the short OTA section, I used a T-mount plus 1.25? T-thread nose-eyepiece adapter, I turned

      The 60mm finder-guider scope is designed to reach focus with a ZWO or similar autoguider camera with an optical back focus depth of ~15mm. A DSLR with T-ring requires 55mm, so you would need to remove a 40mm section of the tube in order to attach a DSLR,

    • I just bought this ZWOptical finder-guider scope. It is a nice, simple and light-weight design, but I cannot reach focus with my Canon EOS Rebel XT DSLR. I removed the short OTA section, I used a T-mount plus 1.25? T-thread nose-eyepiece adapter, I turned

      The description of the finder-guider scope specifically says "A brand specific t-ring is all that is needed to connect your DSLR camera to the ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guidescope. Doubles as a 280mm telephoto lens for DSLR cameras." This sounds like a blow off

    • What additional hardware would be required to mount this onto a 5" and 8" SCT?

      Justin, depending on which scope/mount you have would determine what additional hardware would be needed. More than likely a dovetail plate will be more than enough. You could also opt for rings. There are many different options. Knowing more specifics a

    • Hello May I askif this open box item is this version : ITEM # 91037-XLT http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy/optical-tubes/c14-a-xlt-(cge)-optical-tube-assembly Or this version : ITEM # 91038-XLT http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy

      This open box C14 optical tube is the Fastar compatible CE-91038-XLT.

    • Hello May I askif this open box item is this version : ITEM # 91037-XLT http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy/optical-tubes/c14-a-xlt-(cge)-optical-tube-assembly Or this version : ITEM # 91038-XLT http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy

      This is in fact a used # CE-91038-XLT. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to give us a call!

    • Hello. What is the diameter of the optical tube? I would like to mount it in clamshell style rings.

      Hello John, Thank you for your question. The outer diameter of this scope is 61mm.

    • Will this guide scope mount on a meade lx-90 and if not what fittings do I need ?

      Thanks for the excellent question! Yes, The ZWO 60mm f/4.6 Guide scope w/ Helical Focuser will fit on a Meade LX-90. It will fit in the dovetail clamshell.

    • Will this guide scope mount on a meade lx-90 and if not what fittings do I need ?

      Got the guide scope in and lo and behold it won't attach to my 8" LX-90. What do I need to mount it on my lx-90 ?

    • Do you sell a base that can be used to attach this to an Orion 8" f/4.9 reflector, or an adapter that can be used to attach this to the orion guide dovetail base?

      This finder will not fit the standard base, as it uses a Vixen-style (V series) dovetail on the bottom. If you have a second Vixen dovetail upside down on top of the rings on your Orion scope, the solution is an APM VPA-FF - https://www.optcorp.com/adm-v