Takahashi FC-100DF f/7.4 Fluorite APO Refractor OTA

Takahashi FC-100DF f/7.4 Fluorite APO Refractor OTA
Item # TK-TFK10110
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  • This Takahashi FC-100DF f/7.4 Fluorite Refractor OTA. is lightweight and highly portable weighing just 7.9 pounds.
  • Fluorite rear element gives excellent color correction and crystal clear images.
  • Pair with an optional reducer for a focal ration of f/4.9.
  • Includes 2.7" precision focuser.



Takahashi introduces their updated version of their popular 100mm fluorite refractor. Designed to be as lightweight and portable as possible, the FC-100DF weighs just 7.9 pounds making it an excellent travel companion. Utilizing the Steinheil design with the fluorite element at the rear and an eco-glass front element, the Takahashi FC-100DF delivers superb color and contrast. For a visual explanation of how to integrate various accessories into this telescope, please consult this System Chart.

The DF model includes a 2.7" focuser and is geared for imaging as well as visual use.

Takahashi Product Number: TFK10110

Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Takahashi
Telescope Series Takahashi FC
Optical Design Refractor - Semi-APO
Mount Type None - Optical Tube Only
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Telescope Aperture 100mm
Telescope Focal Length 740mm
Telescope Focal Ratio f/7.4
Optical Coatings Fully Multi-Coated
Optical Tube Outer Diameter 95mm
Length of Optical Tube 740mm
Optical Tube Weight 7.9lbs
Tube Color or Finish Gloss White
Finder Included None
Focuser Size 2.7"
Focuser Style Rack & Pinion
Manual or Electronic Focusing? Manual
Diagonal Included? No - Sold Separately
Dew Shield Included? Yes
OTA Mount Type Not Provided by Manufacturer
Power Adapter Included None - Does Not Require Power
Counterweights Included N/A
Mount Weight N/A
Total Telescope Weight 7.9 lbs.
Tripod Type Included None, Sold Separately
Included Items

Included Items

  • Takahashi FC-100DF f/7.4 Refractor OTA
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Is the Takahashi FC-100DF focuser single speed or dual speed?

Can you tell me if the dewshield on the DF is fixed or retractable please?
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