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Are these adapters the same?

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Post by Baskevo » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:57 pm

Hi guys,

Quick question! I don't know if anyone knows this, but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I have an ES 80mm FCD100 with the 2.5" HEX Focuser

I am trying to make my imaging train fully threaded, and someone recommended this adapter: M48x0.75 Adapter for 2.5 HEX, https://explorescientificusa.com/produc ... or-2-5-hex

Unfortunately, that adapter is sold out, and I can't find it anywhere else. They do have this adapter though: Explore Scientific M48x0.75 Adapter for FFFR, https://explorescientificusa.com/produc ... r-for-fffr

Does anyone know if the second adapter would work? essentially I'm threading from my focuser, which I believe is M48x0.75, and then I'm connecting it to a rotator (https://agenaastro.com/blue-fireball-36 ... -r-02.html), and then to a Field Flattener.

Thanks!
-James W.

Telescope: Explore Scientific 80mm FCD100 Triplet APO Refractor
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
Cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm Pro (Cooled) | Canon DSLR EOS T7i
Auto-guiding: ZWO ASI120mm-Mini + Astromania 50mm Guidescope

Filters: ZWO 31mm Ha/Oiii/Sii 7nm + LRGB | Orion 2" Skyglow Filter
Accessories: Explore Scientific 2" Field Flattener, ZWO EFW 8 Position
Software: APT, SharpCap Pro, PHD2, CPWI | PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop

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