Question about Magnacraft Optisan Telescope and Microscope Set

1 Answer

How do i setup a jessops astronomical 800-80 ???

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,186 Answers

Why ndid you buy this toy telescope. Just because they run an ad and it's cheap does not mean it can actually be used for Astronomy.

This is a spotting scope a refractor style "toy" scope. You put the diagonal into the scope and then the eyepiece into the diagonal.

These scopes are terrible at any price.

Please read these two web sites before you buy another telescope:
http://www.texasastro.org/telescope.php

http://www.texasastro.org/mounts.php

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

  • 3 more comments 
  • fergus_ohara
    fergus_ohara Oct 22, 2012

    hey mr "telescope man", before you get on your high horse and give the guy grief look at the question and look at the pic. Does that look like an 800-80 telescope? do you know what the jessops 800-80 looks like? The answer to both of those is no! Have you thought that the scope he bought might be in his price range and that he'll only use it a handfull of times then flog it on ebay? Not all of us want monster dobsonians like yours, give the guy a break.

  • mrs alb williams
    mrs alb williams Dec 26, 2013

    hear hear

  • Jim De Backer
    Jim De Backer Jan 26, 2014

    What an insulting answer from Telescopeman. Perhaps he doesn't realise that not everyone can afford an expensive model or that people start usually with something cheap.

  • Joe Lalumia
    Joe Lalumia Jan 27, 2014

    Jim, the scope is a toy, you can buy a nice beginner scope for about $125 -- or sometimes a bit less. The main problem within this hobby is that interested folks buy telescopes without any consultation or based on "how" they look. Then when they use the scope they get frustrated and after a month or two the scope ends up for sale on craigslist, or thrown into a closet forever. All that people need to do is join an astronomy club and attend a few star parties and or do a little research on the internet before they buy something. It's not being insulting when you tell someone the truth -- even though it's not what they want to hear.

  • Joe Lalumia
    Joe Lalumia Jan 27, 2014

    By the way the links I posted above are useful to anyone considering buying their first telescope.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi where can I get instructions for a Jessops TA1100-102 reflector telescope? Thankyou


Have you tried at Jessops ? A branch opened recently in Davey Place.

Nov 15, 2016 | Optics

1 Answer

Need to know how to use the telescope after it is setup


Lorraine, join a club or get instruction book. An optical telescope which uses lenses is known as a refracting telescope or a refractor; one which uses a mirror is known as a reflecting telescope or a reflector. Besides optical telescopes, astronomers also use telescopes that focus radio waves, X-rays, and other forms of electromagnetic radiation.

Purpose of Telescope One Minute Astronomer

Jan 31, 2016 | Optics

1 Answer

How or where can I buy an instruction manual for a jessops flashgun 360FDC


I found info on 360 adc but not a fdc. I would contact them by email or phone an ask.

Jan 30, 2015 | Cameras

1 Answer

Jessops picture frame


You can select a universal remote control, if you know the setup codes to your device. If you wish to get more details, check the sites linked here. Setup code list, and setup procedure to many popular brand remote controls are given.
http://electrohelponline.blogspot.com/ http://remotesearch.blogspot.com/ Selecting the view option, either to Mosaic / Time slide, can be selected by the drop-down list, at the top left of the display window, will make surf easy.

Oct 21, 2013 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Jessops 800-80 astronomical telescope manual free download


I have the Jessop manual as a pdf if you still want/need it.

Aug 18, 2012 | Optics

1 Answer

Jessops 600-50 Junior Astronomical Telescope instructions


try not looking so closely into the eye piece. back off a few inches so the moon is completely in view.

Jan 11, 2012 | Optics

2 Answers

I need instructions for Jessops 800x80 astronomical telescope please


This is a refractor style telescope. You did not say if it is on an equitorial mount or an ALT AZ mount.

Read my TIPS on my profile page. You will not find a manual for that telescope. Objects in the night sky are tiny and many are very dim. Your scope has a VERY small field of view so the telescope must be pointed directly at the object or you will see nothing. Start by using the eyepiece with the largest number written on it. This is your lowest magnification and will have the widest field of view.

Join a local astronomy club and the members will help you.

Jan 29, 2011 | Optics

1 Answer

Do you have a manual for my camera centon dc8s please


Interesting search's and they always came back to Jessops in the UK. Looks like Jessops made the 8mpixel camera and sell batteries (3.7V).
I would be inclined to get back to them and ask - I tried about 3 sites that advertise manual for free but they don't have that Camera listed , Jessops do but only if you buy the camera.
http://www.jessops.com/?tduid=ed05c6eb38ac7249a7a438e933a90d78&url=http://www.jessops.com
Did the camera come with a disc ?
Tell them your copy is missing or got corrupted and won't open so you want another one on a later version of pdf. Ray

Jan 21, 2011 | Cameras

1 Answer

Jessops Reflector Telescope 700 76 : Instruction Manuel


Is it a Meade? or a Jessops?

Meade's manuals are on this web site:

http://www.meade.com/manuals/index.html

Jan 18, 2011 | Meade Polaris 114EQ-D (36 x 114mm)...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Magnacraft Optisan Telescope and Microscope Set Logo

Related Topics:

1,693 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Magnacraft Optics Experts

Joe Lalumia aka...
Joe Lalumia aka...

Level 3 Expert

3186 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Mark Campeau

Level 1 Expert

44 Answers

Are you a Magnacraft Optic Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...