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Founder Optics FOT86 ED 86mm f/6.5 Triplet Refractor

Founder Optics FOT86 ED 86mm f/6.5 Triplet Refractor
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Price:  £1,199.00
List Price:  £1,299.00
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Product Code:  FOT86
Brand:  Founder Optics

Founder Optics


Founder Optics FOT86 ED 86mm, f/6.5, Triplet Refractor is a premium 86 mm f/6.5 apochromatic triplet refractor from Founder Optics. It is designed to produce extremely bright, crystal clear and razor sharp colour free images for astrophotographers and visual observers. The objective includes two ED elements and all three lens components of this triplet are widely spaced. Such wide spaced triplet design is only used with one other brand of telescopes - the well regarded Takahashi TOA series.

Founder Optics FOT86 ED 86mm, f/6.5, Triplet Refractor is manufactured by a Taiwan famous telescope manufacturer who has over 45 years experience in producing optical products. Highest quality control for every unit by a series of strict collimation tests and Ronchi tests on quality assurance. Founder Optics bring the best possible experience with bright, crystal clear, sharp images with close to zero aberration, zero distortion, and with the high contrast which gives you the most realistic image.

Every unit comes with a quality certification card and a serial number. By doing so, customers are assured confidence when buying with Founders Optics.

  • Optical System: 2 ED APO Triplet (Fully Separated Elements - includes 2 ED APO lenses S- FPL53 & S-FPL51)
  • Clear Aperture: 86mm
  • Focal Length: 560mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Lens Coating:  Fully Multi-Coated
  • Image Circle (with Field Flattener): Diam. 44mm
  • Focuser: 2’’ Rack & Pinion Patented Focuser (Twist Lock)
  • Weight OTA: 3.5kg; with Tube Ring: 4.6kg
  • Diameter of Main Tube: 90mm; of Dew Shield: 110mm
  • Tube Length: Fully Retracted: 456mm/Fully Extended: 545mm

What's in the Box:

1) High Quality Aluminum Case with Key
2) FOT86 with Patent Rack & Pinion Focuser
3) 1.25’’/ 2’’ Twist Lock Adapter
4) Crank Handle with 1pc 1/4"-20 Hexagon Screw
5) Tube Rings with 4pcs Dovetail Screws
6) Star Finder Shoe
7) 7’’ Vixen Type Mount Dovetail
8) Quality Certification Card with Serial Number
9) Cleaning Cloth
10) Dust Caps (for Objective Lens)​

Dedicated Field Flattener (M42) with Exchangeable M48 Adapter is available separately.

"The Founder Optics FOT106 boasts an impressive optical performance both visually and with a camera, and a portable design suitable for dark-sky sites" - BBC Sky at Night Magazine. Read full review for Founder Optics FOT106 ED 106mm, f/6, Triplet Refractor here

  • Optical System: 2 ED APO Triplet (Fully Separated Elements - includes 2 ED APO lenses S- FPL53 & S-FPL51)
  • Clear Aperture: 86mm
  • Focal Length: 560mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/6.5
  • Lens Coating:  Fully Multi-Coated
  • Image Circle (with Field Flattener): Diam. 44mm
  • Focuser: 2’’ Rack & Pinion Patented Focuser (Twist Lock)
  • Weight OTA: 3.5kg; with Tube Ring: 4.6kg
  • Diameter of Main Tube: 90mm; of Dew Shield: 110mm
  • Tube Length: Fully Retracted: 456mm/Fully Extended: 545mm

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