Meade 14" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Item #57089
$5,799.99
14" OTA has a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast, with pinpoint imaging to the edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control.
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    • 14" f/8 Advanced Coma Free Optics- 2845mm focal length
    • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
    • Internal Crayford style focuser with 7:1 reduction and zero image shift
    • Oversized low-expansion borosilicate primary mirror
    • Losmandy wide style mounting rail

    The bare essentials for an unbeatable price.

    We've heard your requests, and we listened. That's why we're proud to offer the f/8 OTA without the accessories for an ultra-low cost.

    Building on Meade's award-winning Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, the 14" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. Features an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed 7:1 reduction control that provides smooth, precise focusing at any magnification. Also features Meade's Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum brightness and contrast, an oversized low-expansion primary mirror for extra aperture and to prevent thermal expansion of the mirror, and diffraction-limited optics.

    Includes precision machined Losmandy-style dovetail rail mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady mounting, and front and rear dust covers. Focal length 2845mm. OTA weight is 63 lbs.

    Designed and manufactured in North America.

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