A high-quality, non-focal-reducing Field Flattener optimised for DSLR imaging on refractor telescopes with focal ratios around f/5.5 to f6.0.
Will also provide much improved results on refractors with focal lengths narrowly outside this optimised f/range.
Integral T-Ring adaptor thread. High quality CNC machined body with gloss black anodised finish.
|Average Rating (11 Reviews): |Much friendlier option than the SW reducer/flattener
Monday, 30 September 2019 | Paul
£100 less than the "optically matched" reducer/flattener from SW which is not even optically matched, just frankenstiened from the the ED80's reducer/flattener.
Doesn't reduce the focal length, just provides a flat field across 95% of your crop frame image.
1 Star removed as my barrel literally came superglued into the fixture that it is supposed to unscrew from, tore my hands apart trying to get it removed, ended up having to spend an extra £15 on some rubber loop wrench's to unscrew it, upon unscrewing it, there was clearly superglue residue (or some kind of rubber sealant) in the threads, once removed, my screw in focus tube adaptor for the 72ED connected without issue.
Sunday, 18 August 2019 | Yasuhiro
Very Solid making. nice clear lens. Can connect with telescope both 2" nosepeace and 48mm.
Sunday, 10 February 2019 | Delahaye
Prix excellent et envoi rapide, pas encore plus le tester faute de mauvais temps, mais FLO a fait sont travail et très bien.
Je vous remercie encore car il n'est pas facile à trouver et même introuvable en France.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | Patrick
Très content de ce produit. Merci Flo.
Great value for a simple flattener
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 | Elodie
Bought this for the new SW 72ed and it is just perfect.
Less than 80€ and does the job, exactly what I needed. Thanks flo.
Skywatcher Field Flattener
Thursday, 3 July 2014 | Raymond
I bought this to try and flatten the field on my TS 80mm triplet F6 scope when using it with a Nikon DSLR. Without it, the scope was producing unusable images where the stars towards the corners were more like streaks than round stars. Once I included this field flattener however the results were transformed. Perfect round stars across the entire image. I also managed to connect my filter wheel between the flattener and the scope and was still able to achieve focus so I'm really pleased.
One point worth mentioning is that the nosepiece is quite long and was initially hitting the inside of the focuser before reaching the flange so you might want to look at a lower profile version. Since I took this off to attach the filter wheel, which has a low profile nosepiece anyway I now have a solid unit.
I would recommend this flattener to anyone using a DSLR and a fast refractor. Totally worth the money.
Thanks again FLO
Monday, 13 January 2014 | Edward
I bought this for use with an Equinox 66. I had to purchase a low profile SCT to T thread but the bonus is that with the flattener and a 2" LP filter its all focussed without adjustment (fully racked in). As for the performance of the flattener, it works perfectly. Some comparison pics can be found here http://stargazerslounge.com/topic/200692-equinox-66-advice/
Saturday, 6 July 2013 | Rodger
Bought to go with Equinox 80 and QHY9M with QHY USB wheel. Great round stars right to edge of field with no change to focal length. Used at 52mm from sensor. Clear skies
Monday, 6 June 2011 | John
Bought this to go with the Skywatcher Equinox 80 APO PRO OTA f/6.25 and a canon 7D. Flattener screws directly into the T to EOS adaptor. Corner stars are now very good and round.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Guy
I bought this flattener to use on a Revelation 600mm f/6 scope, as the scope was being used with a DSLR I didn't want to reduce the focal length and f/6 was fast enough.
The stars on the extremes are very well controlled.
The quality is superb, beautifully anodized a glossy black, the elements are Gin clear with nice looking coatings.. Excellent value..
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