The new Baader Planetarium Click-Lock Eyepiece Reducer # T2-15b is a precision clamping eyepiece holder that enables you to insert your eyepieces or standard 1.25" accessories into 2" focusers, diagonals and barlows. The Click-Lock clamp offers a brand new approach to eyepiece holders. Once you try one, you'll never go back to simple set screw or even captive brass clamp rings again!
The holder is precisely machined to fit your eyepieces with a minimum of slop, resulting in a close, accurate fit that keeps your eyepiece properly centered on the optical axis. With a simple twist, 1.25" eyepieces and accessories are instantly locked. Simply grasp the rubber-knurled outer collar and lightly twist - that's all there is to it.
- 3-point clamping guarantees consistent centering and the complete absence of wobble.
- No-marring of your fine eyepieces and accessories.
- Knurled clamp lever is also provided for added convenience and to give a quick visual indication of clamp position.
- 20 degree rotation is all that is required. Very low force required to rotate.
- Absolutely no sag or misalignment, even for heavy and long accessories.
The input side is provided with 48mm filter threads so you can attach standard 2" astronomy filters. It also includes a nested internal T-2 thread which enables you to use the reducer along with the other T-2 system components.
Total length = 33mm (1.30"); Optical length = 10mm (0.39"); Maximum outside diameter (excluding clamp lever) = 56mm (2.20"); Clamp lever length = 18mm (0.71"); Weight = 3.3oz; Includes 1.25" dust plug and 2" end cap.Baader part number: T2-15b or 2956214
Aug 30, 2017
WELL WORTH THE WAIT AND MONEYPros: Cons: Comments:
Well constructed and clever locking solution. Works flawless with all my TELEVUE eyepieces and slots straight into my baader dielectric diagonal prism 2" assembly.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comAug 3, 2017
Baader click lock adapterPros: Cons: Comments:
Expensive, but a must have for basic usage with my Lunt 1.25" diagonal. The diagonal is long and the single set screw for the standard adapters isnt enough to hold it and an eyepiece with filter. One time the diagonal got loose and tossed my 13mm nagler with baader solar contiuum filter onto the grass. I found and purchased this the next day, never looked back since.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comApr 9, 2017
Consistent QualityPros: Cons: Comments:
I use a lot of these Baader Click-Lock components. They are consistently the simplest, easiest to use and most positive clamps I know of for eyepieces and diagonals. This one is no different.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comApr 13, 2016
Baader 2 inch to 1 1/4 inch click lock reducer 2956214Pros:
Difficult to UseComments:
Baader 2 inch to 1 1/4 inch click lock reducer 2956214.... this is difficult to use.... I have a Baader 2 inch zeiss prism star diagonal yet this is a tight fit .... inserting it into this star diagonal causes me to misalign my telescope.... same problem with inserting eyepieces into this adapter....it's a very tight fit... they are difficult to insert and again this causes misalignment of my telescope... but the most amazing thing is I also purchased two new TeleVue plossl eyepieces and after testing them in this adapter and then re-installing my trusty blue fireball adapter they had a much better contrast and the image was much better with the Blue Fireball adapter! ( which cost about a quarter the price of this).... I have never seen anything like this before , I had no idea that an eyepiece adapter could have such an adverse effect on the performance of an eyepiece! i've only tested this in my Baaderzeiss 2 inch prism diagonal, In Genesis SDf on Jupiter..... The difference was very clear , very obvious , very remarkable ...l perhaps this is due to the large bottom portion of the adapter that's been cut away for the filter threads and the T2 threads whereas the Blue Fireball adapter has a longer straight black column that works better ?
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comJan 23, 2016
Ideal eyepiece holderPros:
Easy to UseCons: Comments:
Good clamping which is especially important when slewing on an equatorial mount with a heavy eyepiece. I also often buy and resell eyepieces, so the non-marring design is also important.
This review was provided courtesy of AgenaAstro.comMay 30, 2014
Expensive but definitely worth itPros:
Strong Construction,Easy to Use,Accurate,LightweightCons: Comments:
This adapter replaced by stock 2->1.25 focuser adapter. May I say that this at least halved the time it takes to change from one eyepiece to another, considerably reducing any related frustration of messing with the stock screw, especially at cold nights.
One issue that I ran into is that the adapter needs to be secured VERY strongly within my gso focuser tube, just tightening the screw with fingers does not cut it (it will rotate when you try to secure an eyepiece in it), I had to use pliers to tighten the focuser screw. In hindsight, I would probably wrap the adapter with some electric tape to get more friction between the adapter and the focuser tube.
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