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Dave Says: "I've had my own WO Megrez 72FD for 7 years and its still my most used APO, and this FLT98 is the one of the best Triplets out there. They got this one right from day one and even secondhand ones are sought after"
"The FLT98 is perhaps all the scope you'll ever need, be it for visual or for imaging this one is a keeper... I've always been after one myself."
Introducing the NEW William Optics FLT98 with new R&P RotoLock Focuser
The FLT98 is a portable, high quality, versatile APO telescope designed for individuals who want a very high quality instrument in a relatively compact package. Reviewed on Sky at Night (December 2008) astronomy magazine with great success!
- Features a top-quality triplet f/6.3 air-spaced objective, one of the best WO ever made!
- This scope is extremely sharp and has a great color correction. It is ideal for astrophotography.
- Precision optics with STM coatings.
- Designed by a leading Russian designer with FPL-53 glass.
New R&P RotoLock Focuser
- William Optics new rotatable Rack& Pinion focuser, smooth and precise, ideal during astrophotography; can be fully locked and will not flex or slip even with a very heavy camera combination.
- No more compression rings for 2"/1.25" adapter, it is RotoLock Focuser . Focuser can be fully locked and will not flex or slip even with a very heavy camera combination.
- Adjustable focuser tension.
- 360 deg. rotatable.
- Large aluminum knobs.
- Graduated scale for precise camera alignment.
- Aluminum fine knob protection cover is included.
Simply Beautiful Finish
- Solid CNC-machined mounting rings included in the price.
- Pure William Optics quality fit and finish: powder-painted white CNC-machined aluminum tube, golden finish, retractable dewshield, anodized 360 deg. rotatable crayford focuser, dewshield cap.
Total Quality Package
- Dedicated field flattener available.
- 2" & 1.25" adapters included.
- All with brass anti-marring compression rings.
- Stow away your telescope in the practical and safe high quality soft case.
- Though you will never need it, you have a 2-year warranty from WO, and the certainty that we will be there to assist you even beyond that, if you need!