Starscope Monocular – Diplopia And Blurred Vision At Best

4 is an online vendor of a monocular telescope. The compact design adds convenience in the outdoors when your gear is limited to what can into a backpack.

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Contact Us

The Contact Us Page shows the website is owned and operated by ThinkNix Enterprises. It also shows the address 1286 University Ave, #1019, San Diego, CA 92103. A Google search shows the address is a PostalAnnex shipping center.

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A business search via the California Secretary of State website did not render results for ThinkNix Enterprises or Starscope.

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Domain Information

The website was registered on July 6, 2017.

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Alibaba Look-A-Like

The Starscope Monocular is priced at $47.99 per unit. There are several Alibaba look-a-likes starting as low as $6. All share many of the same features, including design, 12x magnification, zoom lens, dual focusing eyepiece, and 50mm objective diameter.

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Not BBB-Accredited

ThinkNix or Starscope are accredited or registered with BBB. In February 2020, the StarScope was available through the Amazon Marketplace, at which time it had a 3.5-star rating. It is no longer available through Amazon.

Afterword – Starscope Monocular Scam

Is the Scarscope Monocular a scam? One thing is for sure, ThinkNix is not a California-registered company. The website utilizes a PostalAnnex address to make itself look legit. The 22% 1-star Amazon customer reviews claimed the Starscope did not work. Several customers referred to the product as “junk.”

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There is not enough evidence to determine if this is a real scam. But, there is enough evidence to safely say it is an overpriced Chinese Alibaba look-a-look. You can get the same EXACT scope on Alibaba for a small fraction ($6) of the ThinkNix price of $47.99.

Buy the Alibaba version and save more than $40. According to the Amazon reviews, the Starscope could not possibly be worth more than a few bucks.

4 thoughts on “Starscope Monocular – Diplopia And Blurred Vision At Best

  1. Why buy the cheap Alibaba version when all you can expect is “Diplopia And Blurred Vision At Best”? Why send your hard-earned money to a a country which persecutes its own people and is intent on taking over the world? If you need one of these devices, why not buy something quality?

    1. We fully agree. We normally do not recommend buying Chinese-made products from Alibaba, AliExpress, eBay, or Amazon. However, if you are determined to buy these products, we recommend buying them from a reputable vendor like Amazon. Why American consumers feel the need to waste their money on these Chinese-made telescopes is beyond our way of thinking. There are so many high-quality brands out there that it is difficult to fathom why anyone would want a telescope manufactured in China. Also, these products are affordable for a reason. This reason is they are junk.

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