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Vixen A81M achromatic Refractor - optical Tube

The long aperture ratio produces pure-colored, high-contrast images for an achromat.
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CHF 1'349.00


Made in Japan and featuring high-quality optics, the A81M is the perfect telescope for demanding entry-level astronomers who don’t want to compromise on quality

  • Ideal entry-level telescope for demanding observers
  • Portable and easy to use
  • Provides impressive views of the moon and planets
  • 134x more light-sensitive than the human eye
  • High-quality workmanship, made in Japan
  • Large focuser with toothed rack and 2-inch connection
  • Pure-colour, high-contrast images
  • Fully coated lens surfaces
  • Dimensions: 90 mm x 890 mm
  • Weight: 3.5 kg
The A81M is the perfect entry-level telescope for demanding beginner observers.
It is transportable, lightweight, and easy to use.
The A81M is an achromatic refractor with 81 mm objective lenses.
It has a focal length of 910 mm with an aperture ratio of 1:11.2.
The long aperture ratio produces pure-colored, high-contrast images for an achromat.
It is 134x more light-sensitive than the human eye and offers a completely new perspective of the night sky.
With this telescope, you can obtain impressive views of the moon, planets, and bright deep-sky objects.
Weighing less than 3 kg and at less than 1 meter long, the telescope is quick to assemble. It is also very portable and easy to use, including for children.
The telescope is built according to stringent Japanese quality standards and high-quality workmanship.
The large focuser, which is also used on our large SD refractors, allows you to attach heavy cameras without the telescope moving.
The telescope also comes with a folding mirror for making observations in unfavorable conditions, as well as a T2 thread for connecting a DSLR camera.


  • Achromatic refractor
  • Lens aperture: 81 mm
  • Light-gathering power: from 134x
  • Resolution and limiting magnitude: 1.43, 11.3 mag
  • Aperture ratio 1:11.2
  • Focal length: 910 mm
  • Weight with accessories: 3.5 kg
  • Dimensions: 90 mm x 890 mm
  • Made in Japan
  • A81M achromatic refractor
  • Tube clamps
  • Carry handle
  • Dovetail bar
  • Red dot finder
  • Folding mirror

Technical Data

Field of application
  • Deep Sky Observation
  • Lunar observation
  • Lunar photography
  • Planetary observation
  • Planetary photography
Focus Group
  • Beginners
  • Advanced Amateurs
  • Visual enthusiasts
Product Family Refractor telescope
Optical design Achromatic Refractor
Maximum recommended magnification 160
Mirror/Lens diam. 81 mm
Focal length 910 mm
Aperture ratio 11.2
Angular resolution 1.43 arc seconds
Visual limiting magnitude (approx., mag) 11.3
Type of coating Multi-coated
Colour of coating blue
Material OTA Aluminum
Colour white
Type of tripod thread 60 mm
Transportability good
Dust protection caps Dust protection caps for front lens and eyepiece holder
Net weight OTA (incl. accessories) 3.5 kg
Tube diameter 90 mm
Tube length 890 mm