Premium Cheshire Collimating Eyepiece

Premium Cheshire Collimating Eyepiece
 Premium Cheshire Collimating EyepiecePremium Cheshire Collimating Eyepiece 
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The essential accessory for anyone owning a Newtonian telescope.

This premium combined Cheshire Collimator with Sight Tube is manufactured for us here in the UK to a very high standard. Beautifully machined and anodised with a clearly etched cross on the target face and a precisely centred wire reticle.

The sighting tube’s narrow field of view and crosshairs provide a centring reference for the telescope’s optical elements. The Cheshire eyepiece has a means of providing illumination to a target face (set at 45 degrees to the illuminating hole) that will be used to collimate the primary mirror.

 

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Q1. I have a Celestron 114EQ short. This has a lens at the end of the focusing tube. I take it that to collimate this you would need to remove this lens?

Yes - this lens will need to be removed before collimation.

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Precise and built like a tank
Thursday, 31 May 2018  | 

Great product, so well built and dead centre. It is quite a bit more accurate than the cheap laser ones
in fact the FLO’s own range of precision machines accessories are all brilliant


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Premier Cheshire
Monday, 30 April 2018  | 

The basic Cheshire is fine but this is definite improvement on that. With this Premium Cheshire the spot that you are centering is tighter and better defined as is the cross that helps you to centre the secondary. On a relatively fast scope both these features have improved collimation. Nicely machined and looks great too.


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simple to use
Friday, 27 April 2018  | 

Collimate your reflector telescope easily with the cheshire Eyepiece just pop it into the drawtube and use the collimating screws on primary mirror to bring the centre of primary mirror onto the centre of crosshairs ,simple to use would recommend .


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Instructions not needed
Thursday, 12 April 2018  | 

I read a review, that "no instructions were supplied" true but none are needed to use this Brilliant All in One Cheshire Collimator. It's your 'familiar' Telescope instructions you may need refer too "How To" set your primary Mirror Etc.


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Simple, Cheap and Effective
Wednesday, 30 December 2015  | 

Never am I to return to use laser collimators again. Equipped with a 2" Concenter sight tube and one of these premium Cheshire collimating eyepiece is all you need.


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nice one
Saturday, 10 January 2015  | 

looks good, easy to use, excellent results, what more can i say.


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Good for longer than about F5.5
Friday, 22 August 2014  | 

This is a nicely made bit of kit, BUT only for longer scopes. with my F5.0 scope you can't quite see the whole of the primary mirror through it.


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Great bit of kit
Tuesday, 11 February 2014  | 

Got one for Xmas due to frustration with laser collimators. Very easy to use and the cross on the mirror of the cheshire makes alignment very accurate.


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Five Stars
Monday, 6 August 2012  | 

I bought this with my Skywatcher Skyliner 200P telescope. Delivered 2 days after ordering (I ordered on a Sunday) by First Class post. The Premium Cheshire Collimating Eyepiece is easy to use, a nice colour and of excellent build quality. Most importantly it does exactly what it's supposed to without fault.

The ONLY thing I would say is that it came in a simple resealable plastic pouch with no instructions, documentation, anything. I thought this was somewhat strange and made it feel a little like an incomplete package, but this alone isn't enough to demote it to 4 stars, so I give it the full 5.


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Premium Cheshire
Tuesday, 6 March 2012  | 

High quality Cheshire. Much better than Celestron/Skywatcher Cheshire, which I also have


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