Digiscoping adapters?

Subject: Digiscoping adapters?
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 12:52:32 +1000
Hi Paul, I recently bought a Pentax PF80ED Spotting Scope and have only just ordered an adaptor for it.
It really depends on the type of scope you have and more importantly
> the type of eyepiece.

I have a Kowa TSN-4 with the 20-60x zoom eyepiece.  I also have
the 800mm camera adapter, but I don't believe it can be used for
digiscoping (except with a digital SLR.)

Kowa's digital camera adapter is not compatible with the TSN-4, so
I was interested in one of the third-party eyepiece clamps gadgets
or similar rather than trying to handhold the camera.  I don't
have a digital camera yet - I've been hoping that Minolta will
produce a digital SLR body so I can use my existing zoom lens,
but no such luck (though the price of digital SLRs is still

   Paul Taylor                           Veni, vidi, tici -
                    I came, I saw, I ticked.

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