Meade 10" f/8 LX600 ACF Telescope with StarLock w/o Tripod
Item #55656
4.0 / 5.0
$5,649.99
The 10" LX600-ACF features a fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system which produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces.
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    • 10" f/8 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 2032mm focal length
    • StarLock automatic guider and AutoStar II GOTO system included
    • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
    • Internal Crayford style focuser with 7:1 reduction and zero image shift
    • Includes 26mm Super plossl, 1.25" diagonal mirror, and 8x50 finderscope, but does not include tripod

    Ready to take your visual and optical astronomy to the next level? The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge of larger imaging sensors and extreme wide angle eyepieces. Includes StarLock for full time guiding at one arc second precision and LightSwitch style auto-alignment, Crayford style zero shift focuser with reduction, AutoStar II GOTO system with over 145,000 object library, and much more.

    Features 10" diameter f/8 ACF optics (focal length 2032mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. The redesigned mirror mounting system achieves zero image shift and includes an internal Crayford style focuser with two speed, 7:1 reduction control that allows for quick and easy adjustments.

    Includes StarLock- the revolutionary new technology that makes target acquisition on your imaging sensor and accurate guiding during exposures completely automatic.

    The 10" LX600-ACF comes equipped with the AutoStar II keypad with 145,000 object library, Meade 1.25" diagonal mirror, 26mm Super Plossl eyepiece and 8x50 viewfinder with quick release bracket. NOTE: Power adapters/cables sold separately. Choose between the Universal AC adapter, or the #607 DC power cord plus external field battery.

    Power supply and tripod not included.

    Designed and manufactured in North America.

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for two years from date of purchase. This warranty is provide by Meade for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact Meade at 800-626-3233.

    Warning

    Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Fainter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Solar, lunar, planetary & Messier objects
    • User level:
      Advanced
    • Optical design:
      Catadioptric
    • Optical diameter:
      254mm
    • Focal length:
      2032mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/8.0
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Eyepieces:
      Super Plossl 26.0mm (1.25")
    • Resolving power:
      115.80arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      36x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      300x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      508x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      14.7
    • Finder scope:
      8x50
    • Focuser:
      Internal
    • Mount type:
      Altazimuth
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar, planetary & long exposure
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive included
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Go-To included
    • Number of objects in database:
      145,000
    • Tracking rates:
      Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    • Motor speeds:
      2x,8x,16x,64x,128x
    • Power requirement:
      12-volt DC (tip positive)
    • PEC:
      Yes
    • GPS:
      Included
    • Backlash compensation:
      Yes
    • Setting circles:
      Electronic, via the hand controller
    • Available ports:
      RS-232, Aux, autoguider
    • Tripod material:
      Aluminum & Steel
    • Additional included accessories:
      Ultra high transmission coatings, StarLock, Optional electronic focuser
    • Other features:
      Anti Vibration pads, Slow Motion Controls, Time Chip
    • Warranty:
      Two year
  • Important Shipping Information

    When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available.

    SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY FOR THIS PRODUCT

    This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states. Delivery is not available to US territories/protectorates or APO/DPO/FPO addresses. Standard delivery is available to Canada. 3 Day, 2nd Day and Next Day delivery is not available.

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