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Thread: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

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    Default Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama



    The new Masuyama eyepiece has been posted on the Agena website but they still have not recieved stock yet.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new Masuyama

    Bargain price of 2049 dollars! . That's a pretty special eyepiece with 80mm focal length.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new Masuyama

    The new one is the 32mm 85 AFOV for $329USD. The 80mm is a 3" eyepiece!
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new Masuyama

    Ah OK that's definitely more of a sensible price!

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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

    I'll bet they sell a lot of those.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

    Hmm...that 85* 32mm would be good for whenever I manage to buy another C11. Might be a bit redundant, though, as I already have the 30mm ES 82.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

    35.5oz for the ES and only 15.8oz. for the Masuyama, also only 5 elements in it so minimal glass.
    This will definitely shine in a slow refractor or SCT/ Mak.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

    I'll be interested to read the reviews after some brave individuals give them a try.
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    Default Re: Sneak peek of the new 32mm Masuyama

    Reviews should not take to long, chatting with some of the guys on CN today and a lot of them have already got orders in so Agenas first run is probably already sold out.
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