Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Adapter for Digiscoping with a Vortex Nomad Scope



Dear Eagle Optics,
I own the Vortex Nomad 20-60x60 Spotting Scope.  Can I combine this scope with a digital camera? If so, what additional parts are required?

-Ed

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Dear Ed,
Thanks for your interest in Eagle Optics.
This scope can work with a point and shoot camera if it has below a 4x optical zoom and a small body.

You could use it with an adapter like the Vortex Universal 28-45mm Small Digital Camera Adapter.

Thanks!

Eagle Optics


2 comments:

  1. There are many adapters for the Vortex Razor but will these fit the Nomad at all? What about iPhone 5 adapters for the Nomad? Any good ones?

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  2. The adapters designed for the Vortex Razor do not work with the Nomad because its eyepiece is smaller than the Razor eyepiece. Besides the Vortex Universal 28-45mm Small Digital Camera Adapter, the Kowa TSN IP4S iPhone 4/4S Digiscoping Bracket with a Kowa iPhone 4/4S Genesis 33 mm Binocular Adapter Ring, works with the Nomad scope as well.

    Currently there are no iPhone 5 adapters available, but several have been announced for release later this year. Hopefully one of those will fit the Nomad as well.

    Thanks,
    Eagle Optics

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