solarscout DS60 open heart operation

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solarscout DS60 open heart operation

Post by banjo » Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:39 pm

hello,
given the mediocre time here, I started to dismantle the DS60 solarscout and make a 31.5mm adaptation.
Nothing standard to fix the Quark on a telescope Grrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Great !!! the PL1m camera has just the right size (58mm), I cut the bottom and fix 3 screws at 120 °.

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a visual test with the 80/400 telescope in the clouds it works, just wait for good weather to test with the 150mm.

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Re: solarscout DS60 open heart operation

Post by Fabio_Imm » Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:12 pm

Hi Paul,
I understand your frustration: the retention groove and the tapered end are bothersome.
Excellent work in finding a viable solution with the materials at hand :idea:

In my case I fabricated an adapter using a 60mm 2" extension tube connected to the etalon by means of a "clamshell" coupling.
viewtopic.php?f=9&t=29817&p=272858#p272858
If you are interesed and have access to a 3D printer I am more than happy to share the 3D model.

Cheers

Fabio



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Re: solarscout DS60 open heart operation

Post by marktownley » Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:12 pm

That's a very nice mod Paul!


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Re: solarscout DS60 open heart operation

Post by banjo » Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:44 pm

Thank Fabio & Mark,
---> Fabio : I don't have 3D but I have a friend who does, it's very nice to share this file. (sorry for my very broken English).
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bresser/messier 150/1200 Mod -D-Erf 160mm intern-glasspath 1.25-etalon Pst barlow X2 ASI174
https://astropol.pagesperso-orange.fr/b ... 9/best2019
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