Overall Rating: 7
Optics:6 Ease of Use:8 Value:8
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date: 01/31/2003 11:14:31 pm PST
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.105.43)
Link to this vote: http://excelsis.com/1.0/displayvote.php?voteid=185877
>I have had a number of Stellarvue AT1010 scopes and after their ads I was expecting a really good scope, almost an semi-apo and a really smooth focuser.
>I wasn't really impressed with this telescope, and have sold every one I got so far. Yes, they look great and the focuser is a 2" model. But the optics are not all that good in my opinion and the scopes I received all had little perceptible flaws.
I have to agree..I tried two of these telescopes and sent both back. Pinpoint images? no, stars were not pinpoint images and had flares. Yes, they are "built like a tank", impressively built.. maybe too heavy for their size.
Do you really want a telescope that can't be collimated in case you get one that needs it?
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