Main accessories for FSQ-85ED
Tube holder with auxiliary plate
The tube holder is essential for the fixing of the tube on a mount. It has the 2 holes for fixing on Takahashi mounts as well as Kodak screw for fixing on a photo tripod (not recommended however). Moreover, it is equipped with a Kodak screw intended to receive a SLR/DSLR camera for parallel connection.
An auxiliary plate is provided to allow a satisfying balancing of the optical tube on mountings.
The FSQ-85ED can be equipped with a focal reducer, making focal length pass from 450mm to 328mm. The focal ratio goes then from 5.3 to 3.86 (with an image circle of 40mm and a photo field of 7°). The accessory assemblies compatible with the Reducer-QE are available in the specific system-chart above.