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HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter

Item# HOTE006
 
5.0

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  • Ideal T-Adapter for prime focus astrophotography
  • 360° rubber square rings for safe connection
  • Brings camera to closest possible axis for best results
  • Damps vibration and accepts filters
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What's Included?

T-Adapter

Description

1.25" SCA T-Adapter self center loads perfectly in your drawtube/visual back providing a repeatable and secure installation brings out the best imaging result from your telescope.

 

Ideal precision prime focus T-Adapter for your astro imaging.
- The SCA Technology center loads your camera to the drawtube's optical axis for best imaging result.
- Eliminates drawtube slop without using the thumbscrew.
- Accepts Imperfection of a drawtube.
- Short profile prevents oscillation.
- Damps unwanted vibration.
- Accepts 1.25" filter threads.

 

Announcing the Self-Centering Camera T-Adapter for Astrophotographers.  The Self-Centering Adapter (SCA) mechanism provides repeatable and reliable connection between your telescope and the camera.  The SCA T-Adapter fits any make telescope that uses 2” or 1.25” focuser or visual back.  Use your existing T-Ring matches your brand of camera and thread onto the SCA T-Adapter.

 

SCA Brings your Camera to the Closest Optical Axis in the Drawtube/Visual back for BEST Imaging Result

 

To capture great images from your telescope, it is essential to position your camera firmly in and on the optical axis of your drawtube/visual back. The SCA T-Adapter center loads your camera in the drawtube/visual back with a simple threading of a compression ring forcing the built-in rubber rings outward radially, thereby centering the camera in the drawtube/visual back for optimal installation.

 

SCA Eliminates Drawtube/Visual Back Slop

 

All drawtube/visual back have manufacturing tolerances.  And it requires larger diameter to accept various eyepieces and adapters.  When the camera adapter is inserted, the gap between the drawtube/visual back and the inserting device became a slop problem.  The rubber rings in the SCA expand radially according to users own adjustment to fill the gaps.  This makes your camera seats firmly in your drawtube/visual back becoming part of your telescope for a secure and repeatable installation.

 

 

 

SCA Eliminates unstable locking from thumbscrew or unified compression ring

 

The optical axis is shifted when the inserting device is locked in by thumbscrew.  In some cases, some poorly made unified compression ring can cause unstable tilt when locking in the drawtube due to loose tolerances between the compression ring, inner groove, and the uneven tip of the locking thumbscrew in a drawtube.  The SCA T-Adapter adapts your camera without using the thumbscrew or the unified compression ring.

 

 

 

SCA Accepts the Imperfection of a Drawtube/Visual Back

 

Small imperfection inside the drawtube like dents and scratches, the rubber rings fill the gaps and faithfully centers your camera in the tube.  In addition, even if the drawtube is slightly deformed in diameter, egg-shape, the rubber rings in the SCA will compensate the differences and faithfully centers your camera.

 

 

 

Short SCA Profile Prevents Oscillation

 

Short profile design keeps the installed camera stable from low frequency oscillation transferred from the telescope in a windy environment.  The back focus of a 2" SCA T-Adapter is 19mm(0.75") and 1.25" SCA T-Adapter is 18mm (0.71") measured from drawtube shoulder to the bottom T-Thread.

 

SCA Damps Vibration
The all-around adjustable tightness rubber contact damps unwanted vibrations from the telescope provides you a sturdy attachment on your telescope for a stable image capture.

 

 

 

SCA Accepts Filter Thread

 

2” T-Adapter has built-in 2” (48mm) filter thread, and 1.25” T-Adapter has built-in 1.25” filter thread.

 

 

 

SCA T-Adapter is a dream come true for astrophotographers.

Supplier Sku:
SCA-TA125
Shipping Restrictions:
Only ships in contiguous USA.

Dimensions & Specifications

Brand

HOTECH

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SCA T-Adapters

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HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter
 
4.8

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Strong construction (4)
  • Widely compatible adapter (4)

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    Best Uses

    • Astrophotography (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (4)

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    5.0

    works as advertised

    By Michael E

    from JACKSONVILLE,FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Widely Compatible Adapter

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astrophotography

      Comments about HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter:

      Got it and was immediately able to hook it up to my telescope.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product!

      By Nathan

      from OMAHA,NE

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astrophotography

        Comments about HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter:

        The Hotech T adapter is high quality. It fits my scope perfectly. After I mounter the adapter and camera to the scope the fit was excellent with no wobble. The tolerances are very tight but it fits smoothly. If I ever move to a scope with 2 inch optics I would buy this product again. I cant wait to start shooting the planets and sun!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Super Centering Adapter

        By peeech

        from North Augusta, SC

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Self-centers-a big bonus
        • Strong Construction
        • Widely Compatible Adapter

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

          Comments about HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter:

          This is an excellent product for the astroimager who needs a self-centering 1.25" adapter. This HOTECH product does the job and does it well.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Hotech SCA installed on a 10" LX200 GPS

          By RainyDayInterns

          from Boston

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Strong Construction
          • Widely Compatible Adapter

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Astrophotography

            Comments about HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter:

            We did a FirstLook and the install write-ups of the Hotech SCA. The fit is perfect an the implementation sound. We are eager to see if we can see a difference in the images.Here is link to the full review:[@]

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            As usual, a winner from Hotech

            By Sarge

            from Fayetteville, NC

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction
            • Widely Compatible Adapter

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Astrophotography

              Comments about HOTECH 1.25 SCA Telescope T-Adapter:

              Hotech generally makes very good products, and this is no exception. The T-adapter mounts very securely, eliminating one source of vibration. The adapter is well constructed and of high quality. IF you desire a shake-free T-adapter, consider this one. It is a little more expensive, but considering the quality it is a bargain.

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