Tele Vue-NP101
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Owner's Comments
  • WOW! The best TV yet! Perfect! The flattest field and best color correction I've seen. Looks like I'll finally sell the Tak! — M.M., CA
  • GREAT FOV, PERFECT OPTICS, LIGHT WEIGHT — W.P., MD
  • I WANTED THE BEST! BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY WAY! — R.O., NY
  • It's a Tele Vue! I started astro w/ Pronto, so I follow w/ NP101. It's a wonder even in town. — P.M., France
  • THE PINNACLE OF ACHIEVEMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND REFINEMENT OF THE COMPACT, APOCHROMATIC 4" REFRACTOR - EXTRAORDINARY! — D.F., CA
  • Wonderfully engineered, very convenient to set-up; incredibly clear viewing. — W.P., MN
  • Fit and finish exemplary quality. Bright stars absolutely color-free. Magnificent. — L.M., DE
  • FANTASTIC SCOPE - BEST REFRACTOR I HAVE USED. — B.S., LA
  • EXTREMELY HIGH QUALITY. VERY IMPRESSED!! THANKS! — M.J., CA
  • Internet reviews all exceptional, #1 scope in the world. — T.D., Canada
  • WOW! Views are spectacular. I'm taking it to Australia for the December eclipse, can't wait. Thanks! — R.J., CA
  • JUST LOVE IT - BEST VIEWS I'VE KNOWN — N.N., CA
  • WOW! THIS HAS TO BE THE BEST 4" FAST APO AVAILABLE TODAY! — W.R., TN
  • A beautiful telescope - a work of art. Images are razor sharp. Everyone that looks through the scope says -- " Wow!!" — S.K., CA
  • I LOVE YOU GUYS! — W.G., CA
  • I LOVE THE 4" APO AND YOURS IS THE BEST OF BREED — J.C., IL
  • WHAT A QUALITY SCOPE, GREAT IMAGES WITH THE TELE VUE EYEPIECES. — E.C., AZ
  • IT'S THE BEST. GREAT SCOPE - I ALSO NEED A 6" OR 5" REFRACTOR. PLEASE MAKE ONE. — D.P., CA
  • JUST PLAIN AWESOME! THIS SCOPE IS A PLEASURE TO USE. MY OTHER SCOPES DON'T EVEN COME CLOSE. — H.H., WA
  • Quality still counts. — E.C., NJ
  • THIS IS MY FIRST TELESCOPE. WORKMANSHIP OUTSTANDING. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK! — T.R., AK
  • I WANTED A QUALITY INSTRUMENT THAT I DIDN'T HAVE TO WAIT 3 YEARS FOR. — M.B., MN
  • Views are amazing! — T.E., CT
  • WOW! I love it! — J.G., OH
  • The most beautiful "thing" I have ever owned! All the testimonials were fantastic. I now know none of them were made up by Tele Vue. — D.L., MI
  • Thank you for offering such a fantastic product! — D.B., FL
  • Thank you! Beautiful scope! — J.R., NY
  • The best of the premium 4" scopes-super sharp, excellent contrast, amazingly flat field. — D.G., FL
  • Fine manufacturing. Superior performance. Beautiful piece! Thanks. — H.F., TX
  • I use your 4" scopes to write my beginning astronomy books. Oh yeah, I like excellent optics too. — K.G., AZ
  • Beautiful, a work of art and pure Tele Vue. — K.P., IA
  • Kudos to all at Tele Vue for the quality & workmanship demonstrated in your products. Keep up the good work! — R.L., CA
  • Superb quality. — J.C., MN
  • Tele Vue's reputation for making a world-class photo visual refractor. Thank you for wonderful instrument! — S.P., England
  • NP 101 awesome. A beautiful instrument. A delight to use with Bino Vue. Mechanically the scope is a joy to use. Thanks for the TVO hat. — R.M., CA
  • Superb viewing this New Year's eve with friends - what clarity - easy to use too! — M.M., MA
  • Richfield telescope APO Fantastic! — B.O., Canada
  • This is, perhaps the finest 4" scope of any design that I have ever had the pleasure of viewing through. — P.L., PA
  • I wanted the best portable I could afford. First light was the moon in the day - fantastic. I then managed to find Jupiter again in daylight and was amazed. — P.S., UK
  • Everything I expected and more! — H.H., CA
  • I want to learn. I wanted the best. Scope is beautifully made - I like nice things. — C.P., MD
  • I WANTED THE BEST 4" APO WITHOUT WAITING 2 YEARS. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK! — A.S., Canada
  • Best views I ever had of the moon! — C.A., AZ
  • Portability/quality. Incredible performance — A.O., CO
  • Wonderful! — J.K., MA
  • EXCELLENT REVIEWS OF 4" APO REFRACTORS (THE BEST). BEAUTIFUL, IMPRESSIVE INSTRUMENT. SUPERB OPTICS. — D.R., UK
  • Tele Vue & Nagler - How could you go wrong? — M.O., CA
  • I have been wanting a high quality 4" refractor ever since I was a kid in the 50's and saw the Unitron ads. I think the NP101 is the BEST! — J.K., TN
  • I wanted the best 4" APO that was portable and easy to use. Have I been good enough to own such a remarkable instrument? — P.L., UT
  • Wow! Superb optical and mechanical quality. — N.H., CA
  • Bought to replace a Tele Vue-101 which was dropped. — J.R., Spain
  • Finally had a chance to test scope at weekend and the views of moon, Saturn, and a variety of deep space objects blew me away. Absolutely fantastic! — A.R., NY
  • Great scope so far! Sharp, flat field. — A.S., CA
  • I love astronomy and have had my eye on this telescope for a few years. It is a dream come true! — M.L., TN
  • I love the telescope and it was pleasure talking with Al. Wanted a high quality refractor for travel and to complement my 11" SCT. — L.F., FL
  • I'm a TV-76 owner looking for the best 4" APO. Superbly crafted, CCD images set a new standard for clarity. Thanks Al! — K.A., NJ
  • Have wanted this quality of a refractor ever since reading a sheet describing the MPT in the early 80's. Finally I was able to afford the Pronto the winter before Hale-Bopp. That just confirmed I wanted its Big Brother. This purchase is a just realized dream of many years. — P.P., MI
  • I WANTED THE BEST! I GOT IT. — D.W., CA
  • Very high quality. — B.G., Canada
  • High quality of design — P.L., Canada
  • I wanted a portable, high quality APO refractor. After my first clear evening with this telescope, I am very pleased and impressed. — L.C., OH
  • Outstanding workmanship and made in USA! Thank you! The heavens declare the glory of God. — S.G., CO
  • Superb craftsmanship. Maybe the last scope I'll ever need to buy! — S.V., UK
  • I have a Tele Vue-85 and an extensive collection of your eyepieces. Thanks for all the great products! — R.H., OH
  • Chose it because of O'Meara's book. Wonderful scope. — R.L., IN
  • Took it out in rotten seeing but it was GREAT! Very contrasty, no color, perfect stars when I could view between the clouds. — D.D., MD
  • Purchased for reputation and size. — R.H., NC
  • A 4" APO is the one single all purpose scope. After owning 12 telescopes and eyepieces, I found the consistent quality of TV the best! Thank you Nagler family. — M.H., CO
  • I own an NP127 and have owned a TV102. I "LOVE" Tele Vue! My NP127 is the BEST imaging scope I have ever used. I expect the same from the NP101. — D.M., MN
  • This instrument is the best on the market. — G. Y., IA
  • First light seems to be it is everything it is said to be. GREAT!!!!! — H.J., MI
  • HAVE QUESTAR, WANTED HIGH QUALITY REFRACTOR. DO YOU WANT TO SELL THE COMPANY? :) — H.K., CA
  • Quality - Quality - Quality! — D.M., OH
  • MY HIGH EXPECTATIONS HAVE BEEN EXCEEDED. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL INSTRUMENT. THE VIEWS HAVE BEEN WONDERFUL! THANK YOU. I have now had several observing sessions with the NP-101 and am very. very pleased with the outstanding quality of this instrument. Thank You! — G.C., MA
  • Fabulous instrument, thank you! — T.C., NH
  • A major factor in my decision was Tele Vue's reputation for customer service. — P.W., VA
  • Incredible was the word that came to mind after first look. — R.L., IL
  • It is a beautiful instrument!!!! — A.S., FL
  • Another winner from Tele Vue! — J.F., AL
  • Wanted the best 4" refractor to view planets and galaxy. Very simple and elegant telescope. Able to travel with it unlike larger telescopes. — D.K., Canada
  • I tried other 4" ED APO and liked them. I wanted the best! Great scope! — Y.L., IL
  • Bought TV-85 in January 2005 - "Upgrade" to NP101. The 85 was great - the 101 is fantastic. My 8" SCT is gathering dust!! — S.P., UK
  • Beautiful instrument. — C.C., CO
  • Quality! Very first night Best view of Jupiter Ever! — B.C., NY
  • The combination of optical excellence & portability. — D.L., MD
  • I wanted a high quality and portable scope. Excellent - cannot compare with my Chinese built refractor. — D.W., Norway
  • Heard it was the best. So far I agree. — R.G., CO
  • Step up from our LX-90 Meade. Love the scope. — M.H., MD
  • This scope has met or surpassed all of my expectations -- but then I do have a 31mm Nagler Type 5!! Thank you.  — P.K., BC
  • Wanted the highest quality for astronomy. — W.W., CA
  • I gave myself a birthday present. — D.L., OH
  • I just do not want to have any doubt above hardware. The only thing I have to worry about now is the quality of my eyesight. — F.K., The Netherlands
  • I replaced an earlier NP that I had sold. — L.C., FL
  • Everything I expected -- peerless. — J.P., MD

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