Founder Optics – FOT series is ED APO Triplet Refractors designed by famous optical designer in Japan, and made in Taiwan.
Founder Optics brand originated in Japan. The quality is acknowledged by Japanese market through many optics experts, astro photographers, and high end amateurs. With the leading edge of Japan optics knowledge and a series of verifications, Founder Optics become famous and known for the impressive performance.
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. As well, with the half of century experience of high precision machining process and the assembly techniques, Founder Optics brings the consumer a product with more value with amazing performance. Every unit comes with a quality certification card and serial number to guarantee quality when shipped out of factory. By doing so, customers are assured confidence when buying with Founders Optics.
Founder Optics aims to bring users the best use experience. Whether you are taking a photo or observing with the naked eyes, you can see it’s extremely bright, crystal clear and superb sharp. The image is close to zero aberration, zero distortion, and with the high contrast which give you the most realistic image to your eyes.
Dedicated field flattener with M42, and M48 adapter is available and provides a convenience for user according to the camera requirement.
"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
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