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12-25-2010, 01:26 PM   #1
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Using Telescope on K200D?

I have a small telescope (400mm focal length) that I thought could make a nice f/6 telephoto lens. Problem is, I have no idea how to attach it to my K200D. I'm sure many Pentaxians here have done something similar, can anyone tell me what I'd need to get it to work? Thanks and Merry Christmas!

12-25-2010, 04:27 PM   #2
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I assume the telescope has a 2" focuser (you'd need that..)

Get an eyepiece to T-mount adapter (this one is for a 1.25" focuser, and would severely vignette, so you want a 2" adapter, which requires that your scope has a 2" focuser)
1-1/4" UNIVERSAL CAMERA ADAPTER - Surplus Shed

and a T-mount to PK adapter.
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12-26-2010, 02:37 PM   #3
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General Brand T-Mount SLR Camera Adapter for Pentax K ATPK B&H
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Celestron SLR (35mm OR Digital) Camera Adapter 93625 B&H Photo

These will get you hooked up to a 1 1/4" focuser.

Just in case your scope has a 2" focuser, then you need something like this to go with the T-mount adapter.
Lumicon 2" Prime Focus Camera Adapter LC1025 B&H Photo

2" focuser is preferable but 1 1/4" will do with out much vignetting IMO.

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