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TeleVue 16mm Nagler Type 5

The 16mm Nagler Type 5 is a scaled down version of the "king of the field," 31mm. The Type-5 16mm is a smaller, lighter (0.45 lbs.), 1.25" only, 6-element design which replaces the 8-element 16mm Nagler Type 2.
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The 16mm Nagler Type 5 is a scaled down version of the "king of the field," 31mm. The Type-5 16mm is a smaller, lighter (0.45 lbs.), 1¼" only, 6-element design which replaces the 8-element 16mm Nagler Type 2. This exciting little high contrast eyepiece looks like a 19mm Panoptic, but packs the visual impact and sharpness we all expect from the 82° Nagler series. This eyepiece offers owners of 1¼" only scopes the largest possible true field in an 82° apparent field eyepiece. Great for small scopes and Bino Vues.

Why Are There 3 Types of Naglers?

To achieve the full magnification range over 82° apparent field of view requires two types: Nagler Type-5 with focal lengths of 31, 26, 20, 16mm and Nagler Type-6 with focal lengths of 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3.5, 2.5mm.

The Type-5 permits the largest true field possible (31mm has 42mm field stop), while the shorter focal length Type-6 models are parfocal, with similiar size and weight and all with a comfortable 12mm eye relief.

The Type-4 models feature about 18mm of eye relief and with the "instajust" eyeguard are best for eyeglass wearers or Dioptrx users in their 22, 17, 12mm focal length range.

16-mm
Model # EN5-16.0
Focal Length (mm) 16
Barrel Size (in.) 1¼"
Apparent Field of View (deg.) 82
Eye Relief (mm) 10
Weight (lb / oz) 0.44 / 7.1
Field Stop (mm) 22.1

The 16mm Nagler Type 5 is a scaled down version of the "king of the field," 31mm. The Type-5 16mm is a smaller, lighter (0.45 lbs.), 1¼" only, 6-element design which replaces the 8-element 16mm Nagler Type 2. This exciting little high contrast eyepiece looks like a 19mm Panoptic, but packs the visual impact and sharpness we all expect from the 82° Nagler series. This eyepiece offers owners of 1¼" only scopes the largest possible true field in an 82° apparent field eyepiece. Great for small scopes and Bino Vues.

Why Are There 3 Types of Naglers?

To achieve the full magnification range over 82° apparent field of view requires two types: Nagler Type-5 with focal lengths of 31, 26, 20, 16mm and Nagler Type-6 with focal lengths of 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3.5, 2.5mm.

The Type-5 permits the largest true field possible (31mm has 42mm field stop), while the shorter focal length Type-6 models are parfocal, with similiar size and weight and all with a comfortable 12mm eye relief.

The Type-4 models feature about 18mm of eye relief and with the "instajust" eyeguard are best for eyeglass wearers or Dioptrx users in their 22, 17, 12mm focal length range.

16-mm
Model # EN5-16.0
Focal Length (mm) 16
Barrel Size (in.) 1¼"
Apparent Field of View (deg.) 82
Eye Relief (mm) 10
Weight (lb / oz) 0.44 / 7.1
Field Stop (mm) 22.1
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Dynamite in a Small Package
A terrific, compact and light weight lens that has it all and is remarkable in all material regards. One of Als best.
From: kcorson@qwest.net | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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16mm Nagler type 6
Was a little worried spending that much on 1 eyepiece but after viewing with the 16mm I was very pleased. Wonderful FLAT wide field of view.  Cant wait to order the 9mm!!!!!!!!
From: OhioPatternEF@aol.com | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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16mm Nagler type 5
Was a little worried spending that much on 1 eyepiece but after viewing with the 16mm I was very pleased. Wonderful FLAT wide field of view.  Cant wait to order the 9mm!!!!!!!!
From: OhioPatternEF@aol.com | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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Great for binoviewer
I have a pair in my binoviewer and they
gave me the best view of the moon ever.It was like I was doing a space walk over the moons surface.
From: jogiba@hotmail.com | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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my favorite e.p. everything is there.
From: val1239@comcast.net | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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It doesnt get any better
I liked my 9 nag type 6 so much, I went and added a 16 type 5 to my collection...Excellent intermediate eyepiece, good for both planetary or deep sky viewing...I have used this wonderful eyepiece in both a 14 SCT and my TOA-130...It doesnt get any better!  
From: jed_0707@hotmail.com | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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my favorite EP.
yeah, this eye piece is wicked! since i first looked through it, i havent found another that is better. ive tryed a few out, and there is no match. In fact, every EP i try out, that is a televue, it never disappoints. truely wickedness of all wickeds!!  try the 24mm panoptic. its my close 2nd. very nice.
From: smcinnes2@msn.com | Date: 10/16/2009 1:48 PM
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