Bino Vue Telescope Accessories > Bino Vue > Amplifier Usage
Powermate™ & Barlow Notes

Using the Bino Vue with attached 2x amplifier/corrector, you can insert the amplifier into the Tele Vue 1¼" 2x Barlow to yield 5x magnification, or the 1¼" 3x Barlow to yield 7.2x magnification. The Tele Vue 1¼" 2x Barlow can also act as a 3.2x amplifier when it's chrome barrel is used with the BVC-0125 Bino Vue flat coupler (see below).

A more compact excellent alternative is to use the 2" 4x Powermate with T-Ring adapter directly into the Bino Vue body (instead of the 2x amplifier/corrector) to yield 4.3x magnification.

The above arrangements are the best we have found, yielding full field sharpness with maximum illumination uniformity, as tested with the 24mm Panoptics, the sharpest widest field eyepiece for Bino Vue.

Effective Focal Length Examples
32mm Plössl16.
24mm Panoptic12.
19mm Panoptic9.

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