Building a Better Bino Adapter: FAR-Sight

Hot Product 2007 January 2007
Farpoint Astronomical Research
If you think there isn’t much room for improving the classic adapter for mounting binoculars to camera tripods, then you must not be one of the people at Farpoint Astronomical Research. These clever individuals have recently introduced the FAR-Sight ($64.95), a stainless-steel, quick-release mounting system for most binoculars having a standard ¼-20 threaded socket. A small, unobtrusive pin attaches to the socket and allows users to quickly connect their binoculars to the mount without fooling with screws in the dark. The mount also has provision for attaching any of several popular red-dot finders.

Contact: Farpoint Astronomical Research, 11358 Amalgam Way, Suite 1, Gold River, CA 95670; 916-671-5735;

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