Konus Digimax-90 3.5"/90mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Konus Digimax-90 3.5"/90mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

Konus Digimax-90 3.5"/90mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit

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  • 1250mm f/13.9 Maksutov-Cassegrain
  • Motorized Altazimuth Mount
  • "GO-TO" Capacity

Konus Digimax-90 overview

  • 1Description

The Konus Digimax-90 is one of the least expensive Maksutov-Cassegrain "GO-TO" models in the market today, offering the ease of use that many beginning observers prefer coupled with a 3.5" catadioptric optical tube which yields nice looks at our solar system, free of spurious color found in a refractor.  You can also use the Digimax-90 as a daytime spotting scope, with the entire kit not weighing much more than a common sealed prismatic refractor spotter and tripod (the optical tube itself is 3.2 lbs, and has a normal 1/4"-20 threaded socket for attaching to smaller tripods).  This isn't the most sophisticated scope by any means-but if you're just after some good solar system viewing, without a learning curve, it might fit the bill nicely for you.

The Digimax-90 comes with a 90° star diagonal that shows things laterally reversed and right-side up, along with a pair of eyepieces and a moon filter.  The mount sets up easily, and a "Red Dot" finderscope allows quick rough estimates of scope position.

After a simple alignment procedure, tell the SkyScan controller where to go amongst its enormous database, or ask for a nightly tour and it will select highlights based upon user-entered information such as the date, time, and latitude.  The database of objects far exceeds the scope's ability to resolve things in the sky, so you'll never be limited by the computer.

Everything needed to begin enjoyable viewing immediately is included in the package except for the 8 "AA" batteries:  a pair of 1.25" Plössl eyepieces, star diagonal, mount with tripod, mount controller, and soft cases both for the optical tube and the mount/tripod.

Multicoated optics with 3.5" Maksutov-Cassegrain design that's great for solar system viewing
Computerized altazimuth tracking of the celestial objects
Sophisticated SkyScan computer includes touring function and easy 2-star alignment procedure
100% Motorized movements at 1/2/16x/32/64/128/400/500/600/800x the sidereal rate (sidereal rate=natural object movement speed across sky)
Included L-bracket camera adapter allows camera to ride along with mount for shorter (<5mins) wide field exposures
Included moon filter allows better lunar observations in bright times
Operates upon 8 user-supplied "AA" batteries
In the Box
Konus Digimax-90 3.5"/90mm Catadioptric Telescope Kit
  • 17mm (73x) & 10mm (125x) 1.25" Plössl Eyepieces
  • 1x LED Finderscope
  • 90° Erect Image Star Diagonal
  • SkyScan Computerized Hand Controller
  • Moon Filter
  • Camera Bracket
  • Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Soft Mount Case
  • Soft Telescope Case
  • Dust Caps
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Konus Digimax-90 specs

    Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
    Optical Lens Diameter 3.5" (90mm)
    Focal Length 1250mm
    Focal Ratio f/13.9
    Maximum Useful Magnification 178x
    Resolving Power Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Optical Tube Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Mount Type Motorized altazimuth
    Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 1.25"
    Finderscope 1x LED
    Tripod Full size aluminum
    Motor Yes
    GO-TO Capability Yes
    PC Compatible No
    Power Source 8 1.5-volt "AA" batteries (not included)
    Weight 12.8 lbs (5.80kg)
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    Package Weight 23.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.9 x 21.7 x 9.0"

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