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Old November 16th, 2006, 02:26 PM   #1
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DIY Achromat tutorial made from binocular

Hi guys,
after so many people had read my wax-gg tutorial I promised I will post some new tuts here.

Maybe someone needs a cheap achromatic diopter to save some cash for his first 35mm adapter. Then have a look here:

Very easy to build in 2 steps!
http://www.jetsetmodels.info/pics/achromat_tutorial.pdf

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Old November 16th, 2006, 04:49 PM   #2
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you are awesome! great job...
Do you know of a tubing that will keep the achromat together?

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Old November 16th, 2006, 05:42 PM   #3
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Binocular to flip image?

Has anyone considered using half of a set of binoculars to flip their image for their adapter? I don't know if it's possible. It was just a thought...
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Old March 19th, 2007, 03:43 PM   #4
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Are all binocular front lenses achromat? And do I understand correctly that distance between macro/acromat to gg and camcorder lens does not matter?
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Old March 19th, 2007, 08:21 PM   #5
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Chris.

Economically priced binoculars with porroprisms are generally too small to pass a movie-frame sized image without bits and pieces of the optical path getting in the way of the image.
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