About the MallinCam Video Ritchey-Chretien 12" Optical Truss Tube...
After a long wait, MallinCam has received its first batch of MallinCam VRC-12T (Video Ritchey-Chretien) 12" Optical Truss Tube. At 52.8 pounds including the supplied 3" dual speed focuser, this Mallincam Telescope is a work of art - truly within the reach of the most discriminating Live Video CCD observers and videographers. It also works for Mallincam Cameras, any large sensor DSLR or cooled Astrophotography CCD Cameras.
Combine with a telescope mount and pair with a your choice of Mallincam Cameras for excellence in both still and video astrophotography! At F/8, this Mallincam Telescope will provide an excellent imaging platform for whatever you may need.
Don''t forget... We carry many fine Mallincam Accessories, too!
MallinCam Video Ritchey-Chretien 12" Optical Truss Tube Features...
- Center spotted secondary mirror made of Quartz with 99% reflectivity non-tarnishing multi-layer dielectric mirror coatings
- 3 built-in 12VDC cooling fans in rear cell
- Three inch dual-speed Crayford focuser with 2" to 1.25" adapter
- Carbon fiber with Serrurier truss tube design, with CNC-machined stainless steel and aluminum components
- Low thermal expansion quartz primary mirror with 99% reflectivity non-tarnishing multi-layer dielectric mirror coatings
- Two Large D type "Losmandy" Dove tail on top and bottom
- Comes with 3 sets of spacer rings to achieve perfect focus with any imaging cameras, 1 x 50mm + 2 x 25mm
- 2432 mm focal length, F/8
MallinCam Video Ritchey-Chretien 12" Optical Truss Tube Specifications...
VRC-12 Truss Tube
Aperture: 304mm (12")
Focal Length: 2432mm
Focal Ratio: f/8
Central Obstruction: TBD mm (% of area)
Outside Diameter: TBD mm
Overall Length w/out Focuser: TBD mm
Tube Weight w/ Focuser: 24.0 kg
Focuser: 3" Crayford style 2-speed
Mounting: two Losmandy style dovetailMallinCam Product Number: VRC-12T