2024 Zhumell z130 - Page 1 of 2 - Zhumell Z130 First Experiences and Initial Thoughts - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): So a week or so ago I got my first Telescope from High Point Scientific. I live in Bortle 4 skies and my deck/back yard face south over a field and the closest city at my back. So viewing in my backyard is actually …

 
Accessories for Zhumell Z130 . I am buying a Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope, that is about to arrive. I have never used a telescope before and this is my first telescope. I tried to look at some old suggestions on accessories and got lost in a lot of jargon. I have tried to educate myself and made sense of some of the .... Zhumell z130

Page 1 of 2 - Advice on planetary lens for Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): New member and Im an absolute beginner who recently purchased a Zhumell Z130 and looking for advice on a lens for viewing Saturn and Jupiter. These are the current eyepieces I own: - 10mm and 25mm that came with Z130 - 4mm and 20mm that came with a Celestron Firstscope - 4.5mm Astromania ...The Zhumell Z114 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 114mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...Page 1 of 2 - What do I need to mount my Z130? - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hi all! I got my first telescope this past weekend, a Zhumell Z130, and while I’ve only gotten to try it briefly, I can tell it’s going to be great. My wife and I were able to see Jupiter and it’s moons before we got an unexpected drizzle. I have a …So viewing in my backyard is actually pretty good. I decided to pick up a Zhumell Z130 telescope because of its size, weight, and portability. I had very much considered the AWB Onesky but ultimately decided I liked the full tube of the Z130 better. Zhumell Z130. When I unboxed the telescope to my surprise it was actually clear out that night.I was able to snag the very last one in stock on Amazon. After reading through this subreddit for telescope suggestions, I settled on the Zhumell Z130, along with 15mm and 6mm gold-line eyepieces. I also bought a 3.2mm Astromania eyepiece. Probably pushing the limits of this telescope with that one, but we’ll see once I get to test it out.Oct 19, 2020 · It's a very solid combination. It did a great job tracking Comet Neowise a few months ago. You can also get a flat-head surveyors tripod for $45.96 USD that can easily be adapted to the Z130: Mount for Zhumell Z130 - posted in Mounts: I love my Z130 but am not a fan of the tabletop mount. Jupiter was spectacularly bright at first, but by the time I'd set up, dawn was well on its way. As I observed, I was mostly waiting for the Z130 to cool down and acclimate to ambient air temperature. The seeing conditions were spectacular, but the Z130 couldn't see how good it was at first.Page 1 of 2 - Advice on planetary lens for Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): New member and Im an absolute beginner who recently purchased a Zhumell Z130 and looking for advice on a lens for viewing Saturn and Jupiter. These are the current eyepieces I own: - 10mm and 25mm that came with Z130 - …Oct 18, 2023 · The Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ is a 130mm f/5 Newtonian. At least on paper, it’s identical to Celestron’s StarSense Explorer, Omni XLT, Astro-Fi 130, SkyProdigy 130, and NexStar SLT 130mm telescopes, as well as the venerable Astronomers Without Borders OneSky, Zhumell Z130, and others. However, trouble has arisen with the AstroMaster 130EQ ... Page 1 of 2 - New guy to the forum, and to the hobby: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello all, I have been checking out the forum a few days, researching getting a telescope.I always wanted one as a youngster, never had one... I had some award points from my company to burn and the company store had a selection of Celestron telescopes (114EQ, StarSearch DX ...It uses a 130mm Parabolic Mirror which is very refined and when in sync with its aperture, it results in a fairly sufficient amount of light transmission where this is as at par with many zhumell heavy-duty tripod models. Focal tube. When giving a zhumell z130 review one has to talk about its sturdiness and the overall quality of the telescope ...Dec 4, 2022 · Case in point - on Amazon the Zhumell z130 retails currently for $349.00. Due to this I had decided I was going to go for the AWB OneSky 130p. Currently priced at 249.00 on the AWB website. However, I recently noticed B&H has the Skywatcher Heritage 150p on sale for $310. The Zhumell Z114 is an excellent entry level tabletop dobsonian telescope for beginners of all ages so, it should come as no surprise that it’ll be an excellent StarGazing companion for adult beginners getting into this hobby. Spec wise it has an aperture of 114mm, a focal length of 465mm resulting in a very fast and wide focal ratio of f/4.07. On other websites it's $120 more. OneSky is $274 with taxes, Z130 is $294 on Amazon. $399 on Telescopes Plus and its not available on Binoculars Plus. I bought my Z130 from Amazon, although a bit cheaper, very happy with it nonetheless. Z130 is fine from Amazon because it comes in one package as far as I know.Amazon.com : Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope : Electronics Electronics › Camera & Photo › Binoculars & Scopes › Telescopes › Reflectors $34999 FREE delivery November 3 - 6. Details Or fastest delivery October 31 - November 2. Details Select delivery location In Stock Qty: 1 Add to Cart Buy Now Payment Secure transaction Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. 4.7 out of 5 stars 231. $351.47 $ 351. 47. FREE delivery Tue, Aug 8 . ... Zhumell - 70mm Portable Refractor Telescope - Coated Glass Optics - Ideal Telescope for Beginners - Digiscoping Smartphone Adapter. 3.9 out of 5 stars 320. $49.95 $ 49. 95.Page 1 of 2 - Z130 focuser slop or rock - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Just received my first telescope in years and first reflector. As in the title, I picked up a Zhumell Z130. It’s been cloudy here so I have yet to try it out. I picked up a svboney laser collimator. When trying to collimate the scope this is where I ran into some …Sep 14, 2016 · The 4.5" has a focal-length of 450mm, whilst the 5": 650mm. Therefore, with the Z130 and a 9mm eyepiece, the magnification would be 72x; whilst with the 4.5": 50x. The longer focal-length of the 5" makes it easier to reach the higher magnifications with a given set of eyepieces, and perhaps a barlow in addition. I would also seriously consider the Zhumell Z130 as another option - When Zhumell has them back in stock on Amazon they sell for $200 (otherwise the price almost doubles from "vulture sellers" that resell them at outlandish prices). I would expect the "real Zhumell Z130s" to be more available soon, and Zhumell seems to be able to sell a few …The absolute strong areas for Zhumell z130. Areas of improvement. Zhumell’s Credibility and Competitors. Is It Worth The Money. Conclusion. Unboxing the …The key difference between the Awb Onesky and Zhumell Z130 is that the Awb Onesky is on collimation. You can collimate the Awb Onesky, but you can’t do that …Page 1 of 2 - What do I need to mount my Z130? - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hi all! I got my first telescope this past weekend, a Zhumell Z130, and while I’ve only gotten to try it briefly, I can tell it’s going to be great. My wife and I were able to see Jupiter and it’s moons before we got an unexpected drizzle. I have a …Jul 17, 2016 · Page 5 of 7 - First scope: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): I dont know what possessed Zhumell to design the Z130s mirror-cell the way they did; either to cut costs, or to introduce a tighter design to lessen the need for collimation. Time will tell. Im not sure if it was to save money because they added a plate to cover the rear of the scope. The Meade doesnt ... Celestron Zhumell ZHUS003-1 Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope, Black. Visit the Zhumell Store. 4.5 72 ratings. -4% £22999. …‎Zhumell Z130 Telescope Single Arm Dobsonian Mount with Eyepiece Tray Red Dot Finder 25mm 1.25” Eyepiece 10mm 1.25” Eyepiece Screwdriver : Objective Lens Diameter ‎130 Millimetres : Part number ‎ZHUS003-1 : Size ‎130mm : Telescope Mount Description ‎Altazimuth Mount : Focus typeAZ5 vs Twilight I for Zhumell Z130 OTA? - posted in Mounts: Long story short, I live in Ontario Canada and it seems the only simple alt/az mounts that are available seem to be the Sky Watcher AZ5 and the Explore Scientific Twilight I. I have a Zhumell Z130 and I know everyone seems to love dobs, but it isnt for me or my situation. I need something …Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. 4.7 out of 5 stars 231. $351.47 $ 351. 47. FREE delivery Tue, Aug 8 . ... Zhumell - 70mm Portable Refractor Telescope - Coated Glass Optics - Ideal Telescope for Beginners - Digiscoping Smartphone Adapter. 3.9 out of 5 stars 320. $49.95 $ 49. 95.Oct 19, 2020 · It's a very solid combination. It did a great job tracking Comet Neowise a few months ago. You can also get a flat-head surveyors tripod for $45.96 USD that can easily be adapted to the Z130: Mount for Zhumell Z130 - posted in Mounts: I love my Z130 but am not a fan of the tabletop mount. Zhumell is a company that excels at making small, compact and portable telescopes. Zhumell Z100 has decent optics for the price and has a surprisingly good build quality. ... Zhumell Z130 Review: Excellence. TTB. If you are a beginner or an intermediate astronomer who is looking for a portable, well-made telescope Zhumell Z130 Portable …The reason I ask is that, as far as I know, the Zhumell isn't available outside north America. It seems the main differences between the Heritage and the Zhumell are firstly, that the Heritage has a helical focuser that ideally needs an easy modification, the Zhumell a rack and pinion. The Heritage has an open tube that most buyers will cover ...25 thg 6, 2021 ... The answer is that the 150mm gathers around 45% more light than the 130mm. In practice this will mean slightly better views of deep sky objects, ...The functional limit of magnification comes from both the size and quality of the objective element of the telescope. So in that sense the XT6 WILL allow for higher magnification than the Z130, but because of its larger aperture, not its focal length. Yeah, but I really like to avoid barlows (especially the $300 ones). Zhumell used high-reflectivity coatings with its optics on this model. Therefore you will have 90 percent light transmission, which is great for observing dim deep space objects. Combined with 5”(130mm) aperture Zhumell Z130 will bring in substantial amount of light, even more than popular tripod models such as Orion StarBlast 4.5.2 thg 7, 2017 ... The Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope is one of the best telescopes you can buy for under $200. It would make an ideal gift ...The Zhumell Z114 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 114mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...Dec 19, 2018 · Page 2 of 3 - Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello vassago79m and welcome. I think you made a very good choice with the Z130, these days its very easy for novices to get a toy telescope, or a less expensive bird jones reflector, or something that wont do the planets well. I got started in astronomy at age 39, exactly 2 years ago this month. I now own 5 scopes ... Edited by krokodilce, 02 July 2022 - 04:10 AM. Page 1 of 2 - Budget around $300 AWB 130 vs Heritage 150 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): I’m about to ask a question that has been asked, however with recent price increases on scopes I was looking for some insight. Looking at purchasing the AWB 130mm which sells for $250 now.Nov 29, 2023 · The Zhumell Z130 (5”, 650mm focal length) is one of the largest and best tabletop Dobsonians, both in aperture and weight, and it is also a really good deal. At this price, a plastic focuser is to be expected, but it’s a real shame, since at the f/5 focal ratio of the Z130, collimation is quite crucial, and the plastic focuser can be fairly ... Absolute Beginner - Zhumell Z130 vs Orion Starblast II 4.5 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hi All Sorry for any daft questions - I’m a complete beginner to this. I’m looking to get a scope primarily for my 12-year old daughter (but for me as well). As kids do have a tendency to lose interest in things, I’m after something that’s …Mar 27, 2021 · The finder mount is a standard Vixen so a lot of finders will fit as others have said. Because it has rings and a standard sized plate it can fit any mount that has a Vixen bracket. It's a bit confusing but the name Vixen refers to 2 different sized mounting plates for finders and scope. I use my Z130 on a Skywatcher AZ-GTI goto mount as a ... Jupiter was spectacularly bright at first, but by the time I'd set up, dawn was well on its way. As I observed, I was mostly waiting for the Z130 to cool down and acclimate to ambient air temperature. The seeing conditions were spectacular, but the Z130 couldn't see how good it was at first.Oct 26, 2023 · Best Travel Telescopes Overview. $150 range: Zhumell Z100 – Cheapest and simplest option, tabletop or tripod use. $250 – $325 (1st Choice): Sky-Watcher Heritage 130P – Fairly large aperture of 5″ and good accessories with a collapsible tube. $250 – $325 (2nd Choice): Zhumell Z130 – Better overall value than the Heritage 130P, but ... Best Budget-Friendly: Zhumell Z130 Portable Telescope. Costing less than $400 but providing sharp views, the Zhumell Z130 Portable Telescope is the best choice for amateurs on a budget.The z130 is incredibly portable, while my 10" dob is a beast to carry, and my 102 ed requires a somewhat hefty tripod and mount. The z130 is ready to go, while the 10" dob takes it's time reaching equilibrium and the 102ed requires eq alignment. The z130 is easier to use; just point and observe.The latest entry in this field is the Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector from Zhumell. I've been looking for a portable telescope to complement my 12 1/2-inch Dobsonian, so I decided to purchase a Z130 in July 2016 and put it through its paces. The first thing that I realized, even before unpacking it, is that the Z130 is very big for its class.Dec 18, 2022 · The Zhumell Z130 is the largest and most capable of the three Zhumell tabletop Dobsonians, which places it in a bit of an awkward position both mechanically and price-wise. It features a 130mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical […] Description Zhumell’s innovative Z Series Dobsonian telescopes have taken the world of amateur astronomy by storm. Now, you can get Zhumell’s unmatched quality and value in a portable tabletop Dobsonian with the Z130. It’s the perfect way to get started with astronomy or add a grab-and-go scope to your collection.The Zhumell Z130 really is the best balance of size, function and price. I couldn't be more convinced that this was the perfect match for me. If my needs included less traveling, I would've gotten the Orion Starblast 6. With no traveling (possibly my next scope), I'd probably get the Zhumell Z10 after having experienced the quality of a Zhumell ...Nov 12, 2018 · Page 2 of 2 - Zhumell Z130 Question - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Keep in mind, with no tube rings, the Meades focuser position is not adjustable.True enough. But unlike the AWB OneSky, whose eyepiece is mounted too close to vertical, the Meades eyepiece is about 45 degrees, which I consider ideal. So while its certainly nice to be able to adjust the eyepiece angle, its ... The reason I ask is that, as far as I know, the Zhumell isn't available outside north America. It seems the main differences between the Heritage and the Zhumell are firstly, that the Heritage has a helical focuser that ideally needs an easy modification, the Zhumell a rack and pinion. The Heritage has an open tube that most buyers will cover ...Zhumell Z100 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS001-1. 4 Reviews. Our Price: $159.99. Zhumell Z114 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS002-1. 5 Reviews. Our Price: $239.99. Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS003-1. 6 Reviews. Our Price: $399.95.Also on the z130 the focuser was a little sloppy so added 3 pieces of Teflon tape onto focuser tube to stiffen it up but still smooth to turn focuser easily. Also got a small metal clamp to extend one of the focusing knobs to help focusing on planets (wider you make knob more you can fine tune). Industry standard 1.25 focuser, compatible with many different accessories Changing magnifications is easier than ever with included 25mm and 10mm eyepieces ...31 thg 12, 2019 ... Summary Review. Zhumell Z130 is perfect on all areas. It's optics are as powerful as they can be, it's build quality is excellent and the ...Another Collimation Question. - posted in Reflectors: I thought I knew how to collimate a reflector until yesterday. Bought Zhumell Z130 F/5 scope. Collimated it using all the right steps including centering the secondary under the focuser, then centering the primary by making sure I was seeing all the clips and then finally getting the donut centered. Laser agrees with the Cheshire. But under ...The Zhumell Z114 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 114mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...That said, the Zhumell Z130 provides enough power to capture some great details in the planets (for example, the cloud belts of Jupiter and the rings of Saturn), as well as fainter objects such as distant galaxies. To do this, the Zhumell Z130 brings to the table an aperture of 130mm (5 inches) and a decent focal length (650mm). ...The Zhumell Z130 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 130mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...See full list on astronomysource.com The Zhumell Z114 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 114mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...The Zhumell Z130 (5”, 650mm focal length) is one of the largest and best tabletop Dobsonians, both in aperture and weight, and it is also a really good deal. At this price, a plastic focuser is to be expected, but it’s a real shame, since at the f/5 focal ratio of the Z130, collimation is quite crucial, and the plastic focuser can be fairly ...Nov 6, 2020 · Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello everyone. Im thinking about buying a Zhumell Z130 as my first real scope. All I ask is if it is worth spending my money on it or if there are big drawbacks that may make it unviable. The Zhumell Z130 is over $400 on Amazon. And doesn't seem to be available anywhere else. The AWB OneSky and Heritage 130p are currently on backorder/unavailable and I am hoping to have one by thanksgiving or so. :/ The Xt6 was definitely in my shortlist. Apart from the price, the size is bigger than what I can handle.The 6mm alone gives you 108x in the Z130 so that’s fine. Putting it in a 2x barlow puts you at 216x, which might be pushing it a bit depending on the atmosphere…but there’s no harm in trying it. The dimness is a matter of taste…216x gives a 0.6mm exit pupil, which is certainly still “usable” for many objects. 3. Jane_Fen.The Heritage 130P, or AWB OneSky in the US, is a 130mm (5.1″) f/5 with a focal length of 650mm, just like the Zhumell Z130 and many tripod-mounted 130mm f/5 scopes like the Orion SpaceProbe 130ST and Celestron NexStar 130SLT. But, unlike those telescopes, the 130P has a collapsible tube. The entire front section has been replaced with a pair ...Amazon.com : Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope : Electronics Electronics › Camera & Photo › Binoculars & Scopes › Telescopes › Reflectors $34999 FREE delivery November 3 - 6. Details Or fastest delivery October 31 - November 2. Details Select delivery location In Stock Qty: 1 Add to Cart Buy Now Payment Secure transactionZhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope - ZHUS003-1. 6 Reviews. Our Price: $399.95. Telescope Eyepiece Filters View All. Zhumell Lunar and Planetary Color Telescope Filter Set - ZHUL036-1. 21 Reviews. Our Price: $34.99. Zhumell Telescope 1.25 Inch Eyepiece and Filter Kit - ZHUL007-1.Apr 24, 2021 · Another Collimation Question. - posted in Reflectors: I thought I knew how to collimate a reflector until yesterday. Bought Zhumell Z130 F/5 scope. Collimated it using all the right steps including centering the secondary under the focuser, then centering the primary by making sure I was seeing all the clips and then finally getting the donut centered. Page 1 of 2 - New guy to the forum, and to the hobby: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello all, I have been checking out the forum a few days, researching getting a telescope.I always wanted one as a youngster, never had one... I had some award points from my company to burn and the company store had a selection of Celestron telescopes (114EQ, StarSearch DX ...Description Zhumell’s innovative Z Series Dobsonian telescopes have taken the world of amateur astronomy by storm. Now, you can get Zhumell’s unmatched quality and value in a portable tabletop Dobsonian with the Z130. It’s the perfect way to get started with astronomy or add a grab-and-go scope to your collection.Regarding collimation: The Z130 manual makes it look fairly easy, but I just found out that a collimation eyepiece is not included. Seems a little cheap on Zhumell's part considering that one costs probably ten cents to make.The Z130 has a 1.25" focuser. This is absolutely standard in smaller scopes and any 1.25" ep will work. Filters that screw into the end of the ep's are also a standard thread, so you shouldn't have a problem there either. Any standard (Zhumell/Orion/Celestron /GSO or cloned) accessories should be fine.I am buying a Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope, that is about to arrive. I have never used a telescope before and this is my first telescope. I tried to look at some old suggestions on accessories and got lost in a lot of jargon. I have tried to educate myself and made sense of some of the suggestions. Page 1 of 7 - First scope: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello, Ive been lurking here for a couple of months and finally ordered my first telescope: Zhumell Z130. I was tempted by an 8 Dob as they seem to be the best bang for the buck. However after seeing one in person (a used Orion XT8 with a very dusty primary mirror and loosey-goosey focuser) I decided to ...Description Zhumell’s innovative Z Series Dobsonian telescopes have taken the world of amateur astronomy by storm. Now, you can get Zhumell’s unmatched quality and value in a portable tabletop Dobsonian with the Z130. It’s the perfect way to get started with astronomy or add a grab-and-go scope to your collection.4.25. The Zhumell Z100 is our cheapest “Editor’s Choice” telescope along with Orion SkyScanner 100mm and is about the least expensive telescope we would highly recommend for an adult user. It …Is the Zhumell Z130 worth it? I want something that's really easy to carry. It would be my first telescope and I'm a beginner. I looked at Powerseekers but found out ( r/dontbuyapowerseeker) that they aren't worth it. I want a Dob.Zhumell’s stated goal is to “put high-performance products in the hands of our customers” through “field-tested, precision-crafted optics at the best possible value.” ... the Zhumell Z130.) If, on the other hand, you’re looking for a good quality, inexpensive, entry-level telescope the whole family can enjoy, ...Jan 4, 2019 · 1. How I finally came upon deciding on the Zhumell Z130 with comparisons to other scopes I researched. 2. My first impressions of the scope's build quality and physical size, and finally, 3. Experiences with the scope itself (from a newb's perspective). 4. On other websites it's $120 more. OneSky is $274 with taxes, Z130 is $294 on Amazon. $399 on Telescopes Plus and its not available on Binoculars Plus. I bought my Z130 from Amazon, although a bit cheaper, very happy with it nonetheless. Z130 is fine from Amazon because it comes in one package as far as I know.Zhumell Z10 Dobsonian telescopes are precision instruments beloved by serious amateur astronomers for their ease of use and quality construction. At the heart of the Z10 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is a high-quality 10” parabolic mirror equipped with highly reflective coatings for increased light transmission and brighter, more ...Zhumell Z10 Dobsonian telescopes are precision instruments beloved by serious amateur astronomers for their ease of use and quality construction. At the heart of the Z10 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is a high-quality 10” parabolic mirror equipped with highly reflective coatings for increased light transmission and brighter, more ...- Zhumell Z130 tabletop Dob. Any one of those would work for me. My main city scope used to be a 7-inch Dob, which due to its construction is actually heavier than many commercial 8-inchers. My current main scope is in fact the Z130, which is super-portable. Taking up the back seat of your car is an issue if and only if you also want to …On other websites it's $120 more. OneSky is $274 with taxes, Z130 is $294 on Amazon. $399 on Telescopes Plus and its not available on Binoculars Plus. I bought my Z130 from Amazon, although a bit cheaper, very happy with it nonetheless. Z130 is fine from Amazon because it comes in one package as far as I know.The Z130 can, with good collimation, easily reach the 203x provided by the 3.2mm eyepiece. I've had it up to 270x, slightly beyond its theoretical max power, and it was pretty good even then. I love the Z130--most of the performance of a 6" telescope for 2/3rds the price, albeit with some mechanical flaws (the sloppy focuser mechanism should be fixed before …Jul 17, 2016 · Page 1 of 7 - First scope: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello, Ive been lurking here for a couple of months and finally ordered my first telescope: Zhumell Z130. I was tempted by an 8 Dob as they seem to be the best bang for the buck. However after seeing one in person (a used Orion XT8 with a very dusty primary mirror and loosey-goosey focuser) I decided to ... Zhumell z130

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22 thg 9, 2022 ... The 6mm alone gives you 108x in the Z130 so that's fine. Putting it in a 2x barlow puts you at 216x, which might be pushing it a bit depending ...The Zhumell Z130 is a Synta-manufactured 5” reflector, taken right off the assembly line bound for Orion SpaceProbe 130STs, and put on a much smoother Tabletop Dobsonian mount. The Zhumell Z130 is a little rough around the edges, but its images are good and I am often surprised by just how much it can show. Total Score.Personally, I think I might prefer a solid tube with a conventional focuser like the Zhumell Z130. The Z130 also has rings. So you can rotate the tube to set the eyepiece at the best angle for comfortable viewing. Here's Ed Ting's review of the Heritage 150.Page 1 of 2 - Z130 focuser slop or rock - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Just received my first telescope in years and first reflector. As in the title, I picked up a Zhumell Z130. It’s been cloudy here so I have yet to try it out. I picked up a svboney laser collimator. When trying to collimate the scope this is where I ran into some …The Zhumell Z100 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 100mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature that’s very uncommon in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s ...AZ5 vs Twilight I for Zhumell Z130 OTA? - posted in Mounts: Long story short, I live in Ontario Canada and it seems the only simple alt/az mounts that are available seem to be the Sky Watcher AZ5 and the Explore Scientific Twilight I. I have a Zhumell Z130 and I know everyone seems to love dobs, but it isnt for me or my situation. I need something …Looking at Zhumell Z114 ($150 on Amazon, Amazon is seller) or Sky-Watcher Heritage 130p ($220 on B&H). I have read that the focuser on the Sky-Watcher is a bit wobbly and needs a light shroud. I've also read that purchasing telescopes on Amazon is notoriously hit or miss (Z114 and Z130 are only on Amazon since they are now discontinued).A tripod eliminates the whole point of a dobsonian telescope. If you're looking for something taller, look at the 6-inch dobsonians. For my Heritage 130p (similar to the z130) I use an inexpensive Ikea step-stool or a crate. This is still much more sturdy. A decent tripod/mount, e.g. AZ5, or NEQ3/CG4, would easily cost more than if you'd get a ...The Zhumell Z130 Portable Telescope is a budget-friendly option with a parabolic mirror and two eyepieces, although it has a tabletop design that limits portability. Whether you’re into stargazing, astrophotography, or studying astronomy, investing in a good telescope is crucial. Professional telescopes are expensive, but some affordable …The Z130 has a 1.25" focuser. This is absolutely standard in smaller scopes and any 1.25" ep will work. Filters that screw into the end of the ep's are also a standard thread, so you shouldn't have a problem there either. Any standard (Zhumell/Orion/Celestron /GSO or cloned) accessories should be fine.I compare These 2 mini dobsons and what i think is better, Zhummel 130 VS Skywatcher heritage 130Jan 4, 2019 · 1. How I finally came upon deciding on the Zhumell Z130 with comparisons to other scopes I researched. 2. My first impressions of the scope's build quality and physical size, and finally, 3. Experiences with the scope itself (from a newb's perspective). 4. $349.99. & FREE Shipping. Details. Sold by: Amazon.com. Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope.The Zhumell Z130 is essentially the Heritage 130P stuck in a tube, with a worse mirror cell but a better focuser and fewer worries about stray light. The Orion StarBlast 6 is essentially the Heritage 150P but with a full-length optical tube and a rack-and-pinion focuser instead of a helical unit. It can also be upgraded to the 6i with Orion’s …The Z130 also has a longer focal length so it will be easier to get the necessary magnification to view the planets when compared to the Z114. The Z130 outperforms the Z114 on DSOs as well. The Z130 has a focal ratio of F/5 which means it will show less problems like astigmatism and coma when compared to the F/4 in the Z114.Zhumell Z10 Dobsonian telescopes are precision instruments beloved by serious amateur astronomers for their ease of use and quality construction. At the heart of the Z10 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is a high-quality 10” parabolic mirror equipped with highly reflective coatings for increased light transmission and brighter, more ...I do like the Zhumell Z130 as well, if I do get that, at F/5, does mirror collimation need to be very exact for there to be good views? The Zhumell Z130 doesn't have a tripod so I would need to invest money in a tripod or table. Plus be able to carry that across campus as well for 15 to 20 minutes while walking.So viewing in my backyard is actually pretty good. I decided to pick up a Zhumell Z130 telescope because of its size, weight, and portability. I had very much considered the AWB Onesky but ultimately decided I liked the full tube of the Z130 better. Zhumell Z130. When I unboxed the telescope to my surprise it was actually clear out that night.Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) Zhumell 60mm AZ Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) Zhumell 76mm AZ Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) Zhumell Portable 50mm AZ Refractor Telescope …The functional limit of magnification comes from both the size and quality of the objective element of the telescope. So in that sense the XT6 WILL allow for higher magnification than the Z130, but because of its larger aperture, not its focal length. Yeah, but I really like to avoid barlows (especially the $300 ones).Page 3 of 3 - Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Youre right of course, but if one has a 6 f/8 and a 6 f/5, and drops the SAME ten mm eyepiece into one and then the other, the f/8 will look dimmer due to the dimming effect of greater magnification. I think this is how the idea that shorter focal ratio …Product #: ZHUL007-1. Increase the enjoyment of your telescope with the Zhumell 1.25” Eyepiece and Filter Kit! This 13-piece telescope accessory kit includes four 1.25” eyepieces, a 2x Barlow lens, and a total of seven planetary and lunar filters, all stored in an aluminum case with custom cut foam. Four Plossl 1.25 inch eyepieces.The Zhumell Z130 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 130mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...I bought my Zhumell z130 a few days ago from amazon. You probably can't find it because it is out of stock. I have noticed it going in and out of stock often. I managed to get mine with like 5 day free delivery with no back order or anything. I love this scope! Managed to see Saturn, Jupiter and it's moons and Mars and it's moon. Zhumell Z130 OTA weight? - posted in Reflectors: Can anyone tell me what the just the Zhumell Z130 OTA with mounting rings on weighs? Also, are the mounting rings made of metal, or plastic? Just looking for a little more information on the Zhumell Z130 Portable Reflector Telescope. Thank you.Absolute Beginner - Zhumell Z130 vs Orion Starblast II 4.5 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hi All Sorry for any daft questions - I’m a complete beginner to this. I’m looking to get a scope primarily for my 12-year old daughter (but for me as well). As kids do have a tendency to lose interest in things, I’m after something that’s …Buy on Amazon. Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. The Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope is one of the best telescopes you can buy for under $200.It would make an ideal gift or starter telescope for a beginner. The optics are very similar to the OneSky and the LightBridge Mini 130.The all-black design …Mar 27, 2021 · The finder mount is a standard Vixen so a lot of finders will fit as others have said. Because it has rings and a standard sized plate it can fit any mount that has a Vixen bracket. It's a bit confusing but the name Vixen refers to 2 different sized mounting plates for finders and scope. I use my Z130 on a Skywatcher AZ-GTI goto mount as a ... Apr 26, 2019 · Page 1 of 2 - Zhumell Z130 First Experiences and Initial Thoughts - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): So a week or so ago I got my first Telescope from High Point Scientific. I live in Bortle 4 skies and my deck/back yard face south over a field and the closest city at my back. So viewing in my backyard is actually pretty good. I decided to pick up a Zhumell Z130 telescope ... Oct 22, 2021 · I do like the Zhumell Z130 as well, if I do get that, at F/5, does mirror collimation need to be very exact for there to be good views? The Zhumell Z130 doesn't have a tripod so I would need to invest money in a tripod or table. Plus be able to carry that across campus as well for 15 to 20 minutes while walking. 31 thg 12, 2019 ... Summary Review. Zhumell Z130 is perfect on all areas. It's optics are as powerful as they can be, it's build quality is excellent and the ...Tested by. TelescopicWatch. 4.3. The Zhumell Z130 is the largest and most capable of the three Zhumell tabletop Dobsonians, which places it in a bit of an awkward position both mechanically and price-wise. A 6” Dobsonian isn’t too much more expensive and gives you a lot more flexibility and capability, and a 130mm solid-tubed tabletop scope ...Edited by krokodilce, 02 July 2022 - 04:10 AM. Page 1 of 2 - Budget around $300 AWB 130 vs Heritage 150 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): I’m about to ask a question that has been asked, however with recent price increases on scopes I was looking for some insight. Looking at purchasing the AWB 130mm which sells for $250 now.Zhumell Z10 Dobsonian telescopes are precision instruments beloved by serious amateur astronomers for their ease of use and quality construction. At the heart of the Z10 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope is a high-quality 10” parabolic mirror equipped with highly reflective coatings for increased light transmission and brighter, more ...Jul 17, 2016 · Page 1 of 7 - First scope: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello, Ive been lurking here for a couple of months and finally ordered my first telescope: Zhumell Z130. I was tempted by an 8 Dob as they seem to be the best bang for the buck. However after seeing one in person (a used Orion XT8 with a very dusty primary mirror and loosey-goosey focuser) I decided to ... Page 1 of 7 - First scope: Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello, Ive been lurking here for a couple of months and finally ordered my first telescope: Zhumell Z130. I was tempted by an 8 Dob as they seem to be the best bang for the buck. However after seeing one in person (a used Orion XT8 with a very …Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hello everyone. Im thinking about buying a Zhumell Z130 as my first real scope. All I ask is if it is worth spending my money on it or if there are big drawbacks that may make it unviable.Dec 31, 2019 · Zhumell used high-reflectivity coatings with its optics on this model. Therefore you will have 90 percent light transmission, which is great for observing dim deep space objects. Combined with 5”(130mm) aperture Zhumell Z130 will bring in substantial amount of light, even more than popular tripod models such as Orion StarBlast 4.5. Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Z114, Z130 TELESCOPE ZHUMELL 114 MM PORTABLE REFLECTOR TELESCOPE #ZHUS002-1 ZHUMELL 130 MM PORTABLE REFLECTOR TELESCOPE #ZHUS003-1... Page 2 With Zhumell, you get field-tested, precision-crafted optics at the best possible value. So even if you’re just starting out as an amateur birder or astronomer, you don’t have ...Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) Zhumell 60mm AZ Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) Zhumell 76mm AZ Telescope: Download Manual (.pdf) The Z130 is the sturdiest and has the best focuser of the bunch. It is more versatile for grab and go and future upgrading. By using decent tube rings and a rail on the Z130, you can quickly slide the tube off of the mount for transport and can even pop the tube it on a nice tripod mount, if you ever upgrade to one of those in the future.Is the Zhumell Z130 worth it? I want something that's really easy to carry. It would be my first telescope and I'm a beginner. I looked at Powerseekers but found out ( r/dontbuyapowerseeker) that they aren't worth it. I want a Dob.The 6mm 66° is cheaper ($17/$29-$35) but only gives you 108x. Avoid cheaper 4mm eyepieces. The issue with cheaper 4mm Plössl type is very poor eye-relief, or poor quality.of the older Kellner, Hyugens, SR, or the bad cheap 4mm 62° you see everywhere. Accessories: "Turn left at Orion", something to put the z130 on, and a small camping …Zhumell used high-reflectivity coatings with its optics on this model. Therefore you will have 90 percent light transmission, which is great for observing dim deep space objects. Combined with 5”(130mm) aperture Zhumell Z130 will bring in substantial amount of light, even more than popular tripod models such as Orion StarBlast 4.5.16 thg 10, 2019 ... Current Price & More Info ▻ https://amzn.to/2Wgdx8G Zhumell Z130 Portable - Is One Of The Best Telescope Of 2020!The 6mm 66° is cheaper ($17/$29-$35) but only gives you 108x. Avoid cheaper 4mm eyepieces. The issue with cheaper 4mm Plössl type is very poor eye-relief, or poor quality.of the older Kellner, Hyugens, SR, or the bad cheap 4mm 62° you see everywhere. Accessories: "Turn left at Orion", something to put the z130 on, and a small camping …I bought my Zhumell z130 a few days ago from amazon. You probably can't find it because it is out of stock. I have noticed it going in and out of stock often. I managed to get mine with like 5 day free delivery with no back order or anything. I love this scope! Managed to see Saturn, Jupiter and it's moons and Mars and it's moon. Regarding collimation: The Z130 manual makes it look fairly easy, but I just found out that a collimation eyepiece is not included. Seems a little cheap on Zhumell's part considering that one costs probably ten cents to make.Does Zhumell still make the z130? I can't seem to find it anywhere online. If not, can anybody recommend a similar alternative? I was looking at AWB OneSky and …Absolute Beginner - Zhumell Z130 vs Orion Starblast II 4.5 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Hi All Sorry for any daft questions - I’m a complete beginner to this. I’m looking to get a scope primarily for my 12-year old daughter (but for me as well). As kids do have a tendency to lose interest in things, I’m after something that’s easy to use and around the £200 or ...On other websites it's $120 more. OneSky is $274 with taxes, Z130 is $294 on Amazon. $399 on Telescopes Plus and its not available on Binoculars Plus. I bought my Z130 from Amazon, although a bit cheaper, very happy with it nonetheless. Z130 is fine from Amazon because it comes in one package as far as I know.The Zhumell Z130 is over $400 on Amazon. And doesn't seem to be available anywhere else. The AWB OneSky and Heritage 130p are currently on backorder/unavailable and I am hoping to have one by thanksgiving or so. :/ The Xt6 was definitely in my shortlist. Apart from the price, the size is bigger than what I can handle. The Zhumell Z130 Portable Reflector Telescope is easy to use out of the box. Zhumell 76mm AZ Reflector – This scope is not bulky, heavy, or large. The Zhumell 76mm AZ Reflector is a scope built by people who know how to make some of the best telescopes on the market.The Zhumell Z114 Portable Reflector Telescope features a 114mm parabolic primary mirror, a high-end feature not usually found in telescopes of this size. The parabolic mirror removes visual defects like spherical aberration, providing noticeably sharper views. The primary mirror and all other optical surfaces are coated with Zhumell’s high ...Page 1 of 3 - Got a Z130 today! - posted in Reflectors: I sold my Orion Skyscanner 100 today and bought a Zhumell z130. It should be a decent upgrade for the little more $ I had to pay, I’m excited! I have a decent set of EPs already: Pentax XW 14mm, Pentax XF 8.5mm, ES 82* 6.5mm, Agena Starguider ED 5mm, Meade 5000 PWA 4mm, …The Zhumell z130 has contrast benefits, but the OneSky is extremely compact for a 5" telescope. (And some clever cheap portable "tripod" replacement strategies, 1 / 2 / 3) 6" Full size 6" dobsonian for scale, Image - I would not look as happy carrying it like this for anything but house<->car<->field. 8" 8" video for scale LinkThe Celestron StarSense Explorer 130mm Dobsonian is essentially a repackaged version of the Zhumell Z130, featuring a 130mm f/5 Newtonian optical tube atop a tabletop Dobsonian mount. The only difference whatsoever is the inclusion of Celestron’s StarSense Explorer technology.BEST BUDGET: Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope Check Latest Price The Zhumell Z130 is the largest of the truly tabletop Dobs – while 6 and even a few 8 tabletop models exist, they are so heavy and wide that nothing short of a custom stand or a pile of cinder blocks is going to adequately support them. The Zhumell Z130 is over $400 on Amazon. And doesn't seem to be available anywhere else. The AWB OneSky and Heritage 130p are currently on backorder/unavailable and I am hoping to have one by thanksgiving or so. :/ The Xt6 was definitely in my shortlist. Apart from the price, the size is bigger than what I can handle. Zhumell Z130 Telescope Review : Recommended Scope. The Zhumell Z130 is one of the best beginner telescopes available, though we of course have some inevitable nitpicks. If you can afford it, a full …Nov 29, 2023 · The Zhumell Z130 (5”, 650mm focal length) is one of the largest and best tabletop Dobsonians, both in aperture and weight, and it is also a really good deal. At this price, a plastic focuser is to be expected, but it’s a real shame, since at the f/5 focal ratio of the Z130, collimation is quite crucial, and the plastic focuser can be fairly ... The Z130 can, with good collimation, easily reach the 203x provided by the 3.2mm eyepiece. I've had it up to 270x, slightly beyond its theoretical max power, and it was pretty good even then. I love the Z130--most of the performance of a 6" telescope for 2/3rds the price, albeit with some mechanical flaws (the sloppy focuser mechanism should be fixed before …Apr 24, 2021 · Another Collimation Question. - posted in Reflectors: I thought I knew how to collimate a reflector until yesterday. Bought Zhumell Z130 F/5 scope. Collimated it using all the right steps including centering the secondary under the focuser, then centering the primary by making sure I was seeing all the clips and then finally getting the donut centered. This Zhumell Z130 Portable Dobsonian Reflector package comes with a red dot finderscope and two fully multi-coated eyepieces, a 25 mm eyepiece for wide field views with 26x magnification, and a 10 mm eyepiece with 65x magnification for closer views.The Z130 has a 1.25" focuser. This is absolutely standard in smaller scopes and any 1.25" ep will work. Filters that screw into the end of the ep's are also a standard thread, so you shouldn't have a problem there either. Any standard (Zhumell/Orion/Celestron /GSO or cloned) accessories should be fine.Zhumell 1.25" Eyepiece and Filter Kit. Visit the Zhumell Store. 4.6 38 ratings. | 4 answered questions. $16900. FREE Returns. Includes 4 Zhumell plossl 1.25 inch eyepieces, 6 millimeter, 12.5 millimeter and 32 millimeter. Double the magnification of each eyepiece with a 2x Barlow Lens. Bring out details on the planets with yellow, orange, red ...Zhumell Z10 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope. Zhumell Z12 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope - ZHUE025-1. Zhumell 76mm AZ Reflector Telescope. Zhumell 60mm AZ Refractor Telescope. Zhumell Z100 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope. Zhumell Z114 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope.Page 3 of 3 - Zhumell Z130 - posted in Beginners Forum (No Astrophotography): Youre right of course, but if one has a 6 f/8 and a 6 f/5, and drops the SAME ten mm eyepiece into one and then the other, the f/8 will look dimmer due to the dimming effect of greater magnification. I think this is how the idea that shorter focal ratio …$349.99. & FREE Shipping. Details. Sold by: Amazon.com. Zhumell Z130 Portable Altazimuth Reflector Telescope.. Amelia warner