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Google the make and model, followed by the word manual

Vivitar Optics | Answered on Dec 09, 2017


Just put the eyepiece with the largest number written on it into the focuser. Take the scope outside during the day time and practice focusing on a distant object.

Vivitar... | Answered on Jun 26, 2017


Contact the manufacturer / importer, or your local optics dealer.

Vivitar 7x42... | Answered on May 30, 2017


Not familiar with this particular model, but you may like to try using the main scope to obtain an image (doesn't matter what), then adjusting the small sighting scope to show the same object and securing it in place. HTH

Vivitar... | Answered on Aug 23, 2016


Positive end down on both batteries

Vivitar NIGHT... | Answered on Mar 29, 2016


There are probably several good books on astronomy which you may obtain from your local library that could give the information you require, but I doubt if there is one specifically for your telescope. Have you tried contacting the mfrs or importers to see if they can assist you ? After all, it is in their interest to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase.

Vivitar... | Answered on Feb 25, 2016


May I suggest you try Ebay or Google ?

Vivitar Digital... | Answered on Jan 29, 2016


The picture in your post is NOT a reflector style telescope:

This is a reflector:
http://www.company7.com/orion/telescopes/orion06f8dobi.html

Notice that the eyepiece is in the FRONT side of the scope. Take the front lens cap off-- the primary mirror is on the BOTTOM of the tube.

Vivitar... | Answered on Jan 02, 2016


Was the card formatted IN the camera? Some cameras MUST format the card not on a computer. Try that first. If you did not see an error on your camera screen, then the card may be unusable.

Vivitar... | Answered on Jun 29, 2015


Well, actually Vivtar is not a big deal as a brand.. Having said this, best option to take it to an optical store where they actually can tell you if it can be repaired and where it can be repaired.

Vivitar Optics | Answered on May 14, 2015

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