|I used a Creative Webncam because
one was sitting on my desk
|The first step is to open the case.
||Using a small screwdriver pry open the
and discard the focusing ring.
|Unthread the eyepiece from the CCD
and remove the lens.
|Drill out the lens cavity to the same
as the id of the threaded section
of the lens enclosure.
a hole in the bottom of a film canister to accomodate
the lens holder. Cut off the ring at the top of the canister
so it will fit into your eyepiece holder. (1-1/4")
the threaded eyepiece holder into the
bottom of the canister
this assebly about haflway down
|Now screw the lens holder back onto the
|Now slide the cover down the tube and
snap it into place.
your new webcam eyepiece to your
favorite telescope and go have some fun.
Keep the film cannister cover.
Use it to keep your CCD clean and free of dust!