Takahashi FC-100DC f/7.4 Doublet Fluorite APO Refractor
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Takahashi FC-100DC f/7.4 Doublet Fluorite APO Refractor

£2,010.00
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About this product

Model:  tak_tfk10010
Part Number:  TFK10010

Takahashi FC-100DC f/7.4 Doublet Fluorite Apochromat Refractor

The new Takahashi FC-100D is fitted with a premium quality F7.4 Fluorite doublet optic that provides superb contrast, sharpness and colour correction. 

Utilises  the Steinheil design with a fluorite rear element and an eco-glass front element. 

A versatile telescope that provides wonderful views at low and high magnifications but can also be used for astrophotography. When combined with the optional FC-76 Reducer the FC-100D operates at F5.4 and delivers a fully corrected 35mm circle that is perfect for APS sized DSLR's. 

The FC-100D is surprisingly light but. like all Takahashi scopes, is very well engineered.

Fitted with a Takahashi Rack and Pinion Focuser with 1.25" visual adaptor, an optional 2" Visual Adaptor is also available.

Telescope Field of View Simulator

 

What's in the box

OTA Only Includes:

  • FC-100DC OTA

OTA Package Includes:

  • FC-100DC OTA
  • TKA00551 6x30 Finder
  • TKA00562 Finder bracket
  • TKA21420 Tube holder (95mm)

Specifications

FC-100DC Type Fluorite Apochromat
Aperture100mm
Focal length740mm
Focal ratioF/7.4
Diameter of main tube95mm
Length of main tube815mm (with fixed dew shield)
Weight of OTA2.8kg
Back focus161mm
With 76D Reducer (TKA18580)
Focal length540mm
Focal ratioF/5.4
Image circleφ30mm
With 76D Flattener (TKA18582)
Focal length770mm
Focal ratioF/7.7
Image circleφ35mm
With Extender-Q 1.6X (TKA00595)
Focal length1,185mm
Focal ratioF/11.9
With Extender C2X (TKA00594)
Focal length1,480mm
Focal ratioF/14.8
With FC35 Reducer (100DF)
Focal length488mm
Focal ratioF4.9
Image circleφ44mm

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Stunning
Friday, 16 July 2021  | 

I had a Skywatcher Startravel 102. I thought it was a great telescope. I wanted to upgrade. I wanted more aperture. However, when I started to research, it seemed that four inches was a great compromise between aperture and portability. And the more I researched, it seemed to me that those who didn't own a Takahashi coveted one and those who did own one fell in love with it! So I went for one and I love it! The views of the moon and the major planets are stunning! And I can see deep sky objects I simply couldn't see with my Skywatcher, despite not having any more aperture. Takahashi have their own way of doing things; don't expect all your existing accessories to work, some people don't like the focusers. But when you delight in the stunning views, nothing else matters. I love this scope so much I bought another Takahashi; an FS60Q (mostly used in FS60CB mode) as a travel scope. I use the Takahashi star diagonal and a mixture of Tak and Teleview eyepieces. Expensive, yes, but if you're lucky enough to be able to afford one, you have a scope for life that will give you the best views possible for the given aperture.

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