Tele Vue 0.8X Reducer - 400mm - 600mm Telescopes

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Tele Vue 0.8X Reducer - 400mm - 600mm Telescopes
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Item # TE-TRF-2008
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  • The TeleVue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener TRF-2008 is a field flattener and 0.8X focal reducer for 400mm - 600mm refractors.
  • Works with all Televue refractors in that focal length range, and several other brands as well.
  • The Tele Vue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener TRF-2008 takes TV-85 to 480mm f/5.6 and the TeleVue Pronto to 380mm f/5.4.
  • Accepts standard T-rings for 35mm cameras.
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TeleVue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 400mm - 600mm Telescopes


Model TRF-2008 0.8X Reducer/Flattener converts TV-85 to 480mm f/5.6 and Pronto to 380mm f/5.4 for flat field, fast photography. Fully multi-coated 3-element unit inserts directly into 2" focuser, accepts standard T-rings for 35mm cameras. Also it can be used with any 400-600mm refractor.

Important Note: The Televue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 400mm - 600mm Telescope was designed for an optimum 55mm back focus. (Distance from flange surface to film or CCD plane). If you use a CCD, be sure the spacing between flange and CCD is 56mm +/-2mm for best results.

TeleVue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 400mm - 600mm Telescopes Review

"This accessory is a must-have for someone planning to use the TV-85 photographically" - review in Sky & Telescope, July 1999.

Televue Product Number: TRF-2008

All Tele Vue products are available to ship world-wide from OPT, and effective July 1, 2008, are covered by a Five Year Worldwide Limited Product Warranty! Always be sure to save your original packaging materials should you need to return any TeleVue product for warranty or repair.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU TE-TRF-2008
Manufacturer Tele Vue
Barrel Size 2"
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Televue 0.8X Reducer/Flattener for 400mm - 600mm Telescopes
  • Five Year TeleVue Warranty
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Product Questions

Would this work well with an Astro-Tech 65 ATQ which has a 420mm focal length at F6.5?
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Is this the flattener you recommend for the APM 105/650 Super APO Refractor?

Thank you.
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