Astro Essentials 1.25'' 2x Barlow with T thread

Astro Essentials 1.25" 2x Barlow with T thread

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About this product

Model:  ae_2x_barlow_t

This useful 2x Barlow Incorporates a camera-thread for photography and a removable barlow lens cell so can be used a number of ways:

1. With an eyepiece - the Barlow increases magnification by 2x.

2. With a camera attached for astrophotography - useful when you want to increase magnification or where lack of infocus is a problem.

3. With the Barlow lens cell removed - the remaining body and nosepiece can be used as a straightforward non-magnifying camera adapter or a 1.25" 34mm focus extension tube.

4. The removed Barlow lens cell can be screwed directly to any eyepiece, imaging camera or webcam fitted with a 1.25" nosepiece (via the filter thread). When used this way the gain in magnification varies according to spacing.


  • 2x Achromatic Short Barlow Lens
  • T-threaded for attachment to T-Rings for Astrophotography
  • Metal Constructions
  • 2-Element Fully Multi-Coated Optical Design

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Beginner purchase.
Thursday, 28 May 2020  | 

This piece of kit is great when starting out. It enables you to double your arsenal of eye pieces with out spending loads of money. This was a great help to me as Id just spent all my money on buying a scope and was the cheapest option to expand.

This was brought as a package I put together. FLO were excellent to deal with, and will have customer loyalty going forward from me.

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Astro Essentials 1.25" 2x Barlow with T thread
Friday, 17 April 2020  | 

I can't comment to much on this item as i have only just started to get into astronomy,but will say (the item appears to be well made ,and does what it is supposed to.),there are better Barlow's out there for a much higher price, but for someone starting out ,and not wanting to pay loads of cash for one just yet, this would be a good starting point i feel. Be carfull where you buy from especially auction sites as cheap can be a bad investment.

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Very useful!
Thursday, 26 March 2020  | 

It is not the best, but it does magnify the image 2x and rarely dim the image and it is one of the lightest Barlow I've used.


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