William Optics Megrez 72mm f/6 Doublet Apo Refractor with DDG Integration

Our Price: $569.00

Sale Price: $539.00

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William Optics Megrez 72mm f/6 Doublet Apo Refractor with DDG Integration

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The NEW Megrez 72 FD Doublet APO with DDG Focuser Integration is here to fit all your needs! The 72mm ED Doublet operates at f/6 and is a true multi-purpose tube assembly. Excellent mechanics, fit and finish, DDG equipped 2-speed fine focuser, super-high transmission multi-coating. Fast focal ratio makes it your ideal fast set-up for travel astrophotography, piggybacking or spotting scope.

This telescope features William Optics' Digital Display Gauge (DDG) Focuser - a first for telescopes! We are proud to present this innovative device, the first ever seen on an astronomy telescope. The Digital Display Gauge - DDG - allows you to take precise focusing reading down to two digits (mm) number instantly.

Lens Design
- ED glass doublet air-spaced, in CNC machined ultra-high precision lens cell.
- Each lens is Fully Multi-Coated with a special super-high transmission coating (STM Coating) on all surfaces.

DDG Linear Focuser
- DDG Power Linear Focuser with illuminated screen for precise camera alignment!
- 360 deg. rotatable.
- Extra-heavy duty.
- Large aluminum knobs.
- Two-speed microfocuser STANDARD on all units.

Patented Design
- Stainless steel reinforcement inserts on the back to allow heavy loading without problems.
- DDG integration will make your focusing experience the best you ever experienced with a scope!
- Graduated scale for precise camera alignment.

Low C.A.
- Fully baffled to block all extraneous off-axis light rays and prevent glancing reflections, increasing overall contrast.
- 72 mm clear aperture.

Nothing Left to Chance
- Pure William Optics quality fit and finish: powder-painted white CNC-machined aluminum tube
- Drawtube travel length 81 mm with graduated scale.
- Retractable dewshield, smallest size ever with enhanced portability!

Astrophotography super-apo
- Fast focal ratio for bright, high-quality astro-imaging.
- Dedicated field reducer/flattener available.
- Perfect for piggybacking as guide scope.

Wonderful WO Microfocuser
- William Optics rotatable Crayford focuser, smooth and precise, ideal during astrophotography.
- Adjustable focuser tension.
- Super-smooth and reliable 1:10 micro focuser for fine focusing during imaging and visual observations alike.

Attention to Packaging
- The basic package includes the OTA only.
- Carry-on size: you do not have to leave your treasure home!

Useful Resources

-Manual: Megrez 72mm Telescope Manual (PDF Format) Customer photos: - Nature - Outdoors - Solar - Astrophotography

Manufacturer William Optics
Aperture 72 mm
Focal Ratio F/6
Focal Length 432 mm (17")
Objective Type Doublet, Air Spaced,
Fully Multi-Coated, SMC coating
Resolving Power 1.58"
Limiting Magnitude 11
Lens Shade Retractable
Focuser 50.8 mm (2") DDG Focuser
with 1:10 Dual Speed microfocuser
81 mm (3.2") Focuser Travel Length
360° Rotatable Design
1.25" Adapter Brass Compression Rings
L-type MountL Bracket
Field Stops2 Baffles
Tube Diameter 87 mm (3.43")
Tube Length 300 mm (11.8") Fully Retracted
360 mm (14.2") Fully Extended
Tube Weight 5.7 lbs. (2.6 kg)
Soft Carry Case
39 cm x 255 cm x 15 cm
(15.4" x 9.8" x 5.9")
(Water Resistant)
Soft Case Weight 1.87 lbs. (0.85 kg)

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