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Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope

Item# ZHUL022
 
4.5

(32 Ratings)

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  • Ideal for stargazing and terrestrial viewing
  • Features brass body, copper mount, and focuser
  • Altazimuth mount
  • 40x magnification, 70mm objective lens
  • Telescope with tripod is 70" tall
  • Telescope is 44" long
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What's Included?

Telescope, Tripod, Accessory Tray

Description

The Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope not only offers amazing views of the heavens, but it makes a stylish accent piece for any office, den, or living room as well. This nautical-style refractor telescope features a brass body, a copper-arc altazimuth mount and focuser, and a rich and durable mahogany tripod. With crystalline optical clarity, 40x magnification, and 1000mm focal length, this stately scope is ideal for both stargazing and long-distance terrestrial viewing. The Zhumell Commodore Brass telescope is sure to make a classic, elegant statement anywhere it's placed.

Supplier Sku:
8040-COMM
Shipping Restrictions:
Ships to most international destinations, APOs, and FPOs.

Dimensions & Specifications

Magnification

40x

Brand

Zhumell

Telescopes Series

Zhumell Brass Nautical Telescopes

Optical Design

Refractor

Aperture

70mm

Focal Length

1000 mm

Focal Ratio

f/12.5

Mount Design

Altazimuth

User Level

For the Enthusiast

Component

1.45 Arc Second Resolving Power , 12.02 Limiting Magnitude

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Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope
 
4.6

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (16)
  • Attractive (14)
  • Accurate (13)
  • Quality lenses (11)
  • Bright (9)

Cons

  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Bird watching (9)
  • Living room (9)
  • Astronomy (7)
  • Bright conditions (5)
  • Office (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (16), Midrange shopper (6), Budget shopper (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

What a cool telescope/show piece!

I got this for my new house that has a nice water view. When I take it on the deck it is so awesome! A couple minor things: its well built but it...Read complete review

I got this for my new house that has a nice water view. When I take it on the deck it is so awesome! A couple minor things: its well built but it can feel a bit wobbly but not enough to make it an issue. Also sometimes the stopper for vertical motion doesnt lock exactly where you have the scope so sometimes u have to go a bit higher. other than than its beautiful! man its nice and the clarity is pretty darn good, better than my binocs. Its a fun piece to have I dont regret it at all! great price too! I feel like a rich guy now :)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Attractive Telescope

Pro - Very attractive. Con - Tripod is poorly designed. The tension screws do not hold well and the legs want to collapse.

Pro - Very attractive. Con - Tripod is poorly designed. The tension screws do not hold well and the legs want to collapse.

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5.0

Beautiful telescope

By Kelsey

from GALLIPOLIS FERRY,WV

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Bright
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Living Room
    • Office

    Comments about Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope:

    This telescope is a beautiful piece! It's quite large so it needs a large space, but it's so beautiful that it will be sure to be the focal point in any setting.

     
    5.0

    Perfect piece of ingenuity.

    By Chad

    from SEATTLE,WA

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Living Room
      • Outdoors

      Comments about Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope:

      I am very happy about this purchase.
      The cost was minimal for this beautiful piece of equipment.
      I will enjoy this for the rest of my life.

      Thank you!

       
      4.0

      A fix for the ghost image problem

      By Paul

      from Lexington, MA

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Bright

      Cons

      • Long And Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Terrestrial Viewing

      Comments about Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope:

      I tested this scope by viewing the moon. There was a lot of ghosting in this scope. I traced the problem to the end cap by the eyepiece which internal to the telescope was a shiny brass curved surface! No tools are needed to unscrew the focus mechanism from the end cap and the end cap from the tube. A bit of sanding, and some black chalkboard paint helped a lot. I went further and added some sticky back flocked paper I had for telescope tube lining. If your scope has an annoying ghost image, it is a quick and easy fix.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      A real bargain but published specs wrong

      By Paul

      from LEXINGTON,MA

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Terrestrial Viewing

        Comments about Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope:

        Because the lens in an achromat it is good that it is a long focal length refractor. The specifications provided are not correct, and even the math is wrong 1000mm f12.5 indicates this is a 80mm objective (not 70). The manual has the specs for another scope. The tripod legs, and alt/az mount are adequate. The scope is beautiful to look at, just wish it had interchangeable eyepieces.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome value!

        By Ramona

        from OMAHA,NE

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Bright
        • Durable
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Living Room
          • Office

          Comments about Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope:

          We are so pleased with this telescope and the price we paid for it. This is a museum quality piece, yet still functional. It was very easy to assemble and was packaged extremely well. It was our first Hayneedle purchase and we will definitely be purchasing through them again!

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          Customer Q & A

          Q1: Can you give me the tube length and height of the tripod for this model as well as the 343 Zhumell Admiral Wood Finish Telescope. I am looking to put in window of great room and need dimensions before I buy. Thank you.

          A: The commodore and the admiral tubes are 40" long and with the tripod at full extension 60" tall

          Q2: Can I use this telescopes to view the mountains?

          A: Yes, you'll be able to use the Zhumell Commodore Brass Telescope for viewing mountain scenes.  It is ideal for both stargazing and terrestrial viewing.

          Q3: Does the Commodore have An internal image-correcting lens provideing right-side-up images, making this telescope suitable for both celestial and terrestrial viewing.....like the Alexander?

          A: The Zhumell Commodore is suitable for both land and sky viewing and the images are right side up.

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