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Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope with 2.5" Positive Lock R&P Focuser

Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope with 2.5" Positive Lock R&P Focuser
Starwave 110 ED Refractor Telescope Case Starwave 110ED-R Focuser Positive Lock CNC Focuser Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope Optional Carry Handle - Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope Optional Carry Handle - Starwave 110ED-R Refractor Telescope Starwave 110ED-R Focuser Positive Lock CNC Focuser Optional Starwave 110ED-R Star Test in Green Light
£875.00
Incl. VAT 20.00 % ( £145.83 )
Product Code
SW110ED-R-ONLY
Manufacturer
Starwave Telescopes
Add Optional Telescope Carry Handle
Optional Star Test Image Green Light
NEW Starwave 110ED V2 2018 model with Positive Lock R&P focuser and CNC machined tube with light weight rings. Also see the optional CNC carry handle offer. Get this CLASSIC with improved mechanics throughout! Great for solar read customer write-up here...
 
The Starwave 110 ED-R delivers slightly higher resolution and more light grasp (+16%) than a 102mm scope for a small increase in weight and size. Deep sky and planetary images show slightly increased brightness and image scale, letting you discern slightly more subtle details at the eyepiece.
 
The additional aperture of the 110mm ED design makes this a suitable option for those who want slightly more light gathering and resolution over a 4" refractor, but who still want a relatively portable telescope which won't over-tax their mount. Every telescope is star-tested and collimation and spacing is adjusted for best performance. This really does show at the eyepiece.
 
The Starwave 110ED focuser has an ugraded rack and pinion gear drive, with a 2" Positive Lock adapter, an improvement which allows quick and secure accessory changes without leaving scuff marks on the accessory 2" barrel. The focuser can be rotated 360 degrees for easy positioning of the eyepiece wherever the telescope is pointing, and for framing images. A rear thread to attach the optional dedicated 0.8x reducer/flattener. The slightly larger aperture gives this telescope improved field performance over a larger area, making for less vignetting at the field-edge with larger CCD chips and DSLR cameras. When using the reducer/flattener, the focal ratio changes from F7 to F5.6 (choose the flattener option in the drop-down menu below). 
 
Positive Lock Focuser

Starwave ED110 Features:
  • 110mm F7 Optics from Ohara Japan (770mm focal length, FPL-51 ED element)
  • Highest practical magnification 220x, light grasp 247x human eye
  • 89% more light grasp than an 80mm refractor and 16% more than a 102mm refractor.
  • 65cm length, approx. weight 6.8kg
  • New improved dual speed 1:10 ratio 2.5" CNC Rack and Pinion focuser with 2" Positive Lock adapter.
  • New improved CNC tube with improved sliding dewshield, and lighter CNC tube rings.
  • 2" to 1.25" eyepiece adapter.
  • Tube rings with standard M6 30mm hole pattern (holes correspond top and bottom, enabling other telescopes to be mounted piggyback).
  • Standard Vixen-format dovetail bar.
  • FREE Protective hard case with foam padding.

Optional Extras - choose when ordering: 

180mm Altair TMS CNC Machined Carry Handle at reduced combo price - choose when ordering:

Optional Altair TMS Telescope Carry Handle

Optional Star test in green light - digital image file - please allow for 2-3 days, choose optiona when ordering:

Star Test in Green Light

 

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Customer Reviews

  • Author: Frederik Meyer
    My first good quality telescope and I've been viewing Jupiter the last few days (when weather allows me), very quick delivery and very well built. Decided to go for the 110mm instead of the 102mm for a bit more light gathering and magnification. It works OK on my EQ5 mount but I need a larger mount for imaging like the HEQ5 or larger. I have also bought the plano flattener and adapter for Nikon D700. Very solid quality and better optics compared to my 150mm Newton dob and I can track the view with the motor drives. Fred
  • Author: Jim Slater
    Got the Starwave 110 and it's a good all-round choice for planets and general observing. I preferred to get the larger AA TMS 250 black Losmandy type dovetail plate to replace the Vixen one it ships with so I can attach it to my CGEM. The focuser was slightly stiff in rotation so I called A-A and they told me to put a drop of 3-in-1 oil into each of the holes where the grub screws go then replace and tighten them up slightly and evenly, now rotation is very nice and smoother than when it arrived. Good quality for the money in my view. Jim
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