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Niall McLaren

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Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« on: September 15, 2019, 06:36:48 PM »
No reticle and filters built in.
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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2019, 09:19:38 PM »
The 8x40 should have a filter (hell - dunkel = light - dark). That's what the wheel with arrowe is for. A pair was attached to the smaller cinetheodolite (Drucktheodolit).. The photos of the telescope are made by M. Banziger; I saw the theodolite hidden in a dark dungeon of a colelctor friend recently. .
Another one can be found here: https://www.proza.ru/2013/03/18/1923
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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2019, 09:22:47 PM »
I wored it badly Uli - it has no reticle but has filters built in. :-[

Notice how the ones you show have a circular casing below the eyepiece but mine doesn't.
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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2019, 09:27:53 PM »
Okay, I see. WHat is the other arrowed wheel on the protruding bulky ocular end meant for?

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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2019, 09:32:02 PM »
It alters the resistance ie brightness of the lamp Uli. It has the symbol for Ohm on;

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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2019, 09:55:32 PM »
Yep, does make sense.

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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2019, 10:03:23 PM »
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Re: Askania 8x40 Kinetheodolite sight
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2019, 03:33:04 PM »
Looks familiar?
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