Optec

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  1. Optec - Takahashi 2.5" (63mm) male threaded mount to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $85.00
    SKU: 17451

    Out of stock

    he  Takahashi 2.5" mount fits the Sky 90 telescope drawtube with the TKP35001 coupling removed
  2. Optec - Celestron Telescope Mount for 3" Rear Cell Thread, Celestron C-11/C-14 telescopes.

    $75.00
    SKU: 17457

    Out of stock

    The  Celestron 3-inch mount screws directly onto the larger 3-inch diameter male thread and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver
  3. Optec - 1/2" Extender for OPTEC-2400 dovetail mounts, female to male.

    $60.00
    SKU: OPT-17653

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    The #17653 1/2-inch extension spacer mounts directly on to the OPTEC-2400 male dovetail and presents the OPTEC-2400 male dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver
  4. Optec - PlaneWave CDK 12.5 mount to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $95.00
    SKU: 17417

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    The  PlaneWave 12.5" CDK mount fits the rear pinch-plate cover of the rear cell and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver
  5. Optec - Meade Telescope Mount for 3" Rear Cell Thread, Meade 10", 12" and 14" telescopes.

    $75.00
    SKU: 17455

    Out of stock

    The  Meade 3-inch mount screws directly onto the larger 3-inch diameter male thread of the 10"/12"/14" class Schmidt Cassegrain Telescopes
  6. Optec - Takahashi 2.8" (72mm) male mount, fits the Takahashi Mewlon 210 and 250, to OPTEC-2400.

    $85.00
    SKU: 17651

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    The #17651 Takahashi 2.8-inch mount screws directly onto the 72mm male thread of the Mewlon series  telescopes and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver.Outside Diameter: 3
  7. Optec - Takahashi 2.8" (72mm) female threaded mount to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $95.00
    SKU: 17453

    Out of stock

    The #17453 Takahashi 2.8-inch (72mm) female mount screws directly onto the 72mm female thread of the FS-102, FS-128, and FS-152 with the TKP27113 89mm adapter ring
  8. Optec - AstroPhysics 2.7" male threaded mount to OPTEC-2400 dovetail.

    $85.00
    SKU: 17458

    Out of stock

    The AstroPhysics 2.7-inch mount screws directly into the AP female thread and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver.Overall Height: 0.85" (21.6mm)Clear Aperture: 2.15" (54
  9. Optec - 1" Extender for OPTEC-2400 dovetail mounts, female to male.

    $65.00
    SKU: OPT-17655

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    The #17655 1-inch extension spacer mounts directly on to the OPTEC-2400 male dovetail and presents the same OPTEC-2400 male dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver

  10. Optec - PlaneWave CDK 17/20 mount to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $95.00
    SKU: 17418

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    The  PlaneWave 17 / 20 CDK mount fits the rear pinch-plate cover of the rear cell for either PlaneWave 17" or 20" CDK telescope and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver
  11. Optec - Meade Telescope Mount for 4" Rear Cell Thread, Meade 16" telescopes.

    $95.00
    SKU: 17456

    Out of stock

    he  Meade 16" LX200 series SCT  4-inch mount screws directly onto the large 4-inch diameter male thread and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver
  12. Optec - TeleVue 3" male threaded mount for NP101 to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $95.00
    SKU: 17652

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    The #17652 Televue 3-inch mount screws directly onto the NP101 male thread and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver.Outside Diameter: 3.45" (87.6mm)Overall Height: 0.89" (22
  13. Optec - Universal OPTEC-2400 mount blank.

    $65.00
    SKU: 17416

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  14. Optec - Meade/Celestron Mount for 2" Rear Cell Thread, Meade/Celestron 8", Celestron 9.25" telescopes

    $65.00
    SKU: 17454

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    The  Meade and Celestron SCT 2-inch mount screws directly onto the standard 2-inch 24tpi (threads per inch) diameter male thread on most Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with
  15. Optec - 2" Barrel Mount (male) to OPTEC-2400 dovetail.

    $75.00
    SKU: 17459

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    The #17652 Televue 3-inch mount screws directly onto the NP101 male thread and presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver.Outside Diameter: 2.7" (68.5mm)Overall Height: 2.40" (61
  16. Optec - Takahashi FS-78 mount, fits the 2.2-" thread directly to OPTEC-2400 dovetail adapter.

    $65.00
    SKU: OPT-17656

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    The  Takahashi 2.2" mount fits the FS-78 telescope drawtube directly. This adapter presents the OPTEC-2400 dovetail for attachment of any device with an OPTEC-2400 receiver, including the TCF-S focuser and IFW intelligent filter wheel
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Optec, Inc. is located in Lowell, Michigan, just east of the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. For many years now the company has been in the forefront of research and development of astronomical, visibility, and video/CCD microscopy optical instruments for both amateurs and professional alike.

Optec was incorporated in 1979 and is the successor to DOAA Enterprises; a Detroit based company founded by an Oakland University college student, Gerald Persha. Under the leadership of Persha, Optec has grown from a small basement operation to a corporation employing 7 technicians, machinists, and sales staff. Optec's roots are founded strongly in astronomical research instrumentation with products such as the SSP line of solid-state photometers, photomultiplier tube and CCD photometers, the patented TCF- temperature compensated focuser and the recent addition of the Pyxis 3-inch, a high precision camera field rotator for large telescopes.

Optec has a support staff of many diverse and qualified individuals, who take great pride in their accomplishments at the company. 

Optec maintains and uses the Optec Observatory, a small observatory and testing laboratory for Optec's astronomical product line. Using a Meade 10" LX200 telescope and CCD cameras from SBIG. In addition to the Optec SSP single channel photometer line, the Optec Observatory is fully computer controlled with separate control room and observing deck. Recent additions to the observatory now allow remote operations of the telescope, photometer, and CCD camera control software. 

In addition to the astronomical product line, Optec designs and manufactures optical couplers for video/CCD microscopy, atmospheric visibility measuring instruments such as the Model LPV transmissometer and the NGN integrating nephelometer. These unique instruments are used to monitor the air quality in many of the national parks in the USA as part of the Improve Network.