Takahashi

<p align="center"><img src="/images/takahashi/TAK-LOGO.jpg" alt="TAK-LOGO" /></p> <p style="text-align: left;" align="center"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small; color: #ff0000;"></span></strong></p> <p align="center"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Takahashi - A History of Innovation </span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;"> Takahashi began manufacturing telescopes in 1967 with their </span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">first model, theTS-65.</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">The TS80 built in April of 1972 was the first triplet <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/refractor?pagenumber=7">apochromat</a> Takahashi telescope built. Then in 1973they produced their first <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/equatorial-mounts?manufacturer=takahashi">equatorial mount</a> with a polar telescope.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> In 1977 Takahashi introduced their second triplet fluorite apochromat the TS-90 and the famous JP mount in 1979. The NJP <a href="/Category/459-mounts.aspx">mount</a>, as it is called today, can be converted to Takahashi&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-em-200-temma-2-jr-225x-goto-mount">Temma &ldquo;go to&rdquo; system</a>. This is a testament to its timeless design. </span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> Takahashi developed the camera angle adjuster which is a bearing device that allows the camera or ocular to be rotated 360&deg; without loss of focus. This rotator device is still used today for all Takahashi focuser from the 2&rdquo; to 4&rdquo; focusers and all <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/astrograph?pagenumber=2">astrographs</a>.</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Takahashi also uses a <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-2-compression-ring-adapter-for-mewlon-telescopes">compression ring ocular holder</a> to provide precise centering of the ocular and optics of the telescope.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> In 1983 Takahashi introduced their Epsilon Series of Hyperbolic flat field astrographs with the 130, 160, 200, 250 and 300. Takahashi was able to perfect the process for grinding hyperbolic mirrors for its current Epsilons, like the </span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-epsilon-180ed-hyperbolic-astrograph">Epsilon 180ED</a>,</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> and corrected RC astrographs. This was also the year they introduced the prototype FCT-150 fluorite triplet apochromat and the revolutionary <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-em-200-temma-2m-goto-mount">EM-200 mount</a> which used electric clutches and had a direct read out of R.A. and Dec.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> In 1985, the <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/dall-kirkham?pagenumber=2">Mewlon Series Dall-Kirkham Cassegrain telescopes</a> was the next series in sizes of 180, <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-mewlon-210-cassegrain-ota">Mewlon 210</a>, <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-mewlon-250crs-corrected-mewlon">Mewlon 250</a> and <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-mewlon-300-dall-kirkham-ota">Mewlon 300</a>mm were developed along with the <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-cn-212-cassegrainnewtonian-ota">CN-212</a>, a convertible 212mm classical Cassegrain f/12 and corrected Newtonian convertible telescope. </span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Ever the innovator Takahashi produced the carbon fiber Epsilon-250 in 1992 closely followed by the carbon fiber Epsilon-210 hyperbolic astrographs.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">The current line of Ortho Apochromatic refractors use a design that is absolutely color free, and include the <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-toa-150nfb-double-ed-triplet-ortho-apochromat-refractor">TOA 130</a>mm and <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-toa-150nfb-double-ed-triplet-ortho-apochromat-refractor">TOA 150</a>mm. Coming also is a line of Ortho Astrographs.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> Takahashi manufacturing facilities are located in Urii, Japan with their headquarters located in the Itabahsi prefecture of Tokyo. The facilities include the main assembly and design facility where Takahashi instruments and optics are designed, tested and assembled. The facility where the observatory mounts <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-em-3500-temma-2-400x-observatory-goto-mount">EM-3500</a> and <a href="http://www.buytelescopes.com/takahashi-em-2500-temma-2-400x-goto-observatory-mount">EM-2500</a> are assembled along with the machining shop next door to their warehouse facility. Next to that is the mirror grinding, polishing and testing building.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="/t/TakahashiBackFocus">Takahashi Back Focus Guide</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="/t/TakahashiSystemCharts">Takahashi System Charts</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="/t/PolarisFinderv12">PolarisFinder v1.2 for Takahashi Mounts</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"></span></p>


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Takahashi FC-76D / FC-100D Flattener

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Takahashi Reducer QE 0.73X for FSQ-130ED / FSQ-106ED / FSQ-85ED

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Takahashi TOA-35 0.7x Reducer for  TOA-150, TSA-120 and TSA-102

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Takahashi Mewlon 210 Reducer / Flattener 0.8X

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Takahashi TOA Reducer for N & F Models

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Takahashi 67 Flattener for TOA-150FB

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Takahashi Flattener 1.01X for FSQ-85EDX

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Takahashi TOA-35 0.7x Reducer for TOA-130NS/NFB, TOA-150B

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Takahashi FC-76D Reducer F/5.5

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TAKAHASHI FC/FS MULTI FLATTENER CA RING FC-60, FC-65

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TAKAHASHI FC/FS MULTI FLATTENER CA RING 100

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Takahashi 67 Flattener for TOA-130NFB

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Takahashi 645 Reducer CA 0.72X for CCA-250

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Takahashi 645 Reducer QE 0.72X for FSQ-106EDX4

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