Yes, really! What ever happened to the Meade LX800 mount? Well it seems that when Meade initially released that product,
it did not live up to their or customer expectations.
So Meade did the right thing; recalled all the mounts, went back to the drawing board, and spent several months working
on the new mount, which they have now released, called the LX850 Mount.
I know they spent many hundreds of hours testing this mount, to ensure that it would live up to expectations,
and so here it is;
The Best part is that they have released it a a low pre-introductory price.
PS Meade has also now made their ACF optical tube assemblies available as a separate item due to customer demand.
Get the latest in astro-imaging technology with the new Meade LX850 Series!
Meade Instruments proudly introduces the new standard in astrophotograhic and visual performance, the Meade LX850 Series. They include StarLock dual imager integrated full time guider, ultra precision pointing and assisted drift alignment, 5.8" 225 tooth polished bronze worm/gear drives with low periodic error, internal cable routing, GPS receiver, AutoStar II GoTo computerized telescope system with over 144,000 object library, heavy-duty adjustable height tripod with anti-vibration pads, universal AC adapter, telescope to computer USB cable and AutoStar Suite software. Here's the line-up...
Meade LX850 130mm f/7 Triplet APO
Meade LX850 10" f/8 ACF Telescope
Meade LX850 12" f/8 ACF Telescope
Meade LX850 14" f/8 ACF Telescope
Get the best out of your astrophotography adventures!
Introducing the new Meade ACF Optical Tube Assemblies!
Building on Meade's award-winning Advanced Coma-Free (ACF) optics, the new Meade ACF telescopes employ 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. Loaded with extras! Check out these fine models...
Meade 10" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Meade 12" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Meade 14" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Meade 16" f/8 ACF Optical Tube Assembly
Available soon... Order yours now for fastest delivery!
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