The Series III 'Stiletto' focuser was made to use with your
Nikon or Olympus OM 35mm camera!
If you're still not getting those pinpoint star images on film,
you should know by now that Vari-mags, Brightscreens, and smokestack
magnifiers really don't do the trick. The problem is not with these
devices, but rather with your own eye which continually and
automatically compensates for out of focus images. This can be
compensated for in normal viewing - (ever notice how many times you hit the electric focuser when viewing a planet?)- but catastrophic for focusing a camera which has an unforgiving film-plane distance.
The Series III 'Stiletto' focuser takes your eyeball out of the
focusing equation altogether using easy knife-edge focusing
techniques. You can be close to blind and still attain exact focus
with a Series III in only second. The precision ronchi gratings we use
Plus, the Series III uses a completely modular approach. This gives
you the flexibility to use it with 35mm, CCD, or medium format cameras. Series III modular mounts are available that match all fine 35mm and CCD cameras. As your astrophotography hobby evolves, the Series III will evolve with you and can be used with your future equipment.
Check out all of the Series III tech details on our website today.
And if you think we don't have a model to match your camera too, well,