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I was tooling around and saw this on the Meopta web-site. An adapter to plug your iPhone into a spotting scope. Very cool. Can it connect to a regular scope as well? What does it go for?

http://www.meoptasportsoptics.com/promo3.php
 

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It works for our spotter and bino's  cant be used on a rifle scope due to eye relief, plus it wouldn't look too good if it got into the wrong hands.  I think we will be giving it for free with the purchase of a bino or spotter.  MSRP is 69.99. Ill post pics.
 

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This is a solid 500 yards away most likely more.  pic is grainy due to dropbox file transfer.
 

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wow thats awsome!! question?? does it only work for Meopta products? or can you use it on your own binos or spotting scopes?
 

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You could make a camera adapter very easily- all you need is something to keep out stray light (tube) and a bracket to hold the phone so the camera lens is at the correct focal point- the problem with a rifle is recoil- you'd need a rigid mount.

Using an electronic camera has some distinct advantages as far a low light goes, and your camera can "see" things that you can't particularly into the infrared spectrum.

Try this experiment: point your TV remote at your camera phone and press a button.
 

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wow thats awsome!! question?? does it only work for Meopta products? or can you use it on your own binos or spotting scopes?
Currently only works on our products, will work in the future on MOST HIGH END spotters and binos, if another happens to fit thats great. If yours OD is smaller than our spotter 49mm I could see adapting it via machined plastic.
 

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NESROK said:
wow thats awsome!! question?? does it only work for Meopta products? or can you use it on your own binos or spotting scopes?
Currently only works on our products, will work in the future on MOST HIGH END spotters and binos, if another happens to fit thats great. If yours OD is smaller than our spotter 49mm I could see adapting it via machined plastic.
 

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$69 for that bit of plastic though???... It's no different than any number of digital camera/scope adapters I've seen (or made)

This is an item that should be no more than $20, and for that matter could be produced so that it fits most any phone.

I've done a bunch of photos through a microscope with a cellphone, works well once you figure out the focal point (eye relief)

Get it down to a better price point, make the cradle adjustable (some of us are anti-apple, too many iZombies already...) and you'll have a winner.
 

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The reason it was not made for Droids is simple. camera placement on droids is all over the place.  This works for iPhone 4 and 4S, If this was made into a mechanically adjustable piece it would be no different from some other rigs ive seen which cost double and are cumbersome.  The idea behind this product was simplicity and thats just what it is.  Price point wasnt established to sell millions of adapters, as i said it will most likely be given for free with new spotters and bino's sold in the future.
 

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You could make a camera adapter very easily- all you need is something to keep out stray light (tube) and a bracket to hold the phone so the camera lens is at the correct focal point- the problem with a rifle is recoil- you'd need a rigid mount.

Using an electronic camera has some distinct advantages as far a low light goes, and your camera can "see" things that you can't particularly into the infrared spectrum.

Try this experiment: point your TV remote at your camera phone and press a button.
That's pretty neat, actually.
 
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