- All-metal design
- Ultrasharp rounded laser beam
- Designed and precision-collimated in Germany
- Use with reflectors
- Can be used for SCT collimation if you center-dot secondary first
Baader Planetarium has added a unique innovation to the laser collimator. The Laser Colli incorporates a viewable etched viewing plate which can be seen through the back of the laser collimator. This permits collimation of SCTs and small diameter closed tube Newtonians, instruments that were difficult or impossible to collimate using a conventional single beam laser collimator.
Each collimator is individually lathe aligned for accurate collimation. The one-piece die-cast and machined aluminum housing guarantees a stable alignment. The compact size and lightweight make the Laser Colli an indispensable tool that is handy to keep in anyone's eyepiece box (thought we doubt too many will find use as a keychain..).
Important note: If you plan to collimate an SCT with the Baader Laser Colli, please note that this requires you to center-dot the SCT secondary first. Please read the instructions (below) before ordering this item and before attempting collimation to make sure you are comfortable doing this.
For detailed instructions (pdf file) on how to collimate SCTs and Newtonians with the Laser Colli, please click here.