JMB Class C Photographic Solar Filter 2.5" to 3.4"
Manufacturer : J.M.B. Inc.
Part Number : 25CLASSC
J.M.B solar filters are manufactured to strict quality control standards, making them one of the best values on the market today. In both performance and appearance, our quality shows.
J.M.B solar filters are manufactured to strict quality control standards, making them one of the best values on the market today. In both performance and appearance, our quality shows. All Identi-View glass solar filters feature a unique color code band around their diameter making identification of the filter class and use quick and easy. Numbers refer to objective size, not tube diameter! When you order, please specify your scope model and tube OD, taking into consideration your dew shield, if used.
Glass Vs. Mylar
Whats the difference between Mylar (film) solar filters and Glass Solar filters?. From a visual perspective there is not much of a difference other than durability. If you were to compare the Mylar filters on the market to ALL the Glass Solar filters on the market, it would hit you like a ton of bricks. Glass solar filters are manufactured to withstand a little abuse (but try to avoid). Cosmetically, they are just more pleasing to the eye. Thus, aesthetics and durability are the main differences between the 2 (two) types.
Color band-red. Class "C" filters are specifically coated to a lighter density (ND-4). They are for photographic use ONLY. This filter is intended for use by professionals and serious hobbyists. Light transmission is 1/100th of 1%.