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    Default Astro engineering Barlow lens AC 710



    Has anyone bought this Barlow AC710 from Astro Engineering a British made Barlow? Need feedback on how it compares to a TV or Meade or Celestron Barlow, optic wise. It sells for about 100 British pounds ( approx $140 USD ). Thinking of buying one, again need feedback on if it will work in my 9.25 SCT evolution scope. Also second question: does tracking using the hand controller supplied for this scope ( 9.25 SCT Evolution telescope ) use GPS built into the scopes mount or does it get it from your location input from your long. or lat. coordinates. Where as using your cell Iphone or IPad it uses any GPS system on these devices? Again any feedback would be appreciated.

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    Default Re: Astro engineering Barlow lens AC 710

    The barlow looks like the Apo barlow that Antares used to sell. The only difference is the T ring, the Antares did not have that feature. If it is the same it is a good one.
    As far as the mount, the evolution mounts do not have built in GPS as far as I know so if you are not using Celestron add-on GPS unit you will have to enter that information yourself.
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    Default Re: Astro engineering Barlow lens AC 710

    Thank you for the info

 

 

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