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Meade LX600 ACF 16in F/8 with Super Giant Field Tripod and Starlock

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Meade LX600 ACF 16in F/8 with Super Giant Field Tripod and Starlock
AUD $39,995.00

Availability: Backorder Available

  • 16" f/8 Advanced Coma Free Optics - 3251mm focal length

  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)

  • Zero Image Shift Microfocuser

  • StarLock automatic guider

  • Super Giant Field Tripod

  • AutoStar II GOTO system

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Meade Instruments is proud to announce the latest addition to our line of industry leading developments, the LX600 with Super Giant Field Tripod. The fast f/8 Advanced Coma Free optical system produces a wider, flatter field with no coma for pinpoint stars out to the edge when using large image sensors and extreme wide-angle eyepieces. The 16" LX600 includes the patented Starlock auto-guiding system for automatic full-time guiding with one arc-second precision under good seeing conditions, zero image-shifter focuser, AutoStar II GOTO system with over 14,000 object library, and much more.

The Meade 16" LX600 has our fast f/8 ACF optics 3251mm focal length) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC™) for maximum image brightness and contrast. The redesigned mirror mounting system achieves zero-image shift when focusing eliminating the need for re-centering your object and includes an internal Crayford-style focuser with two speed, 7:1 reduction control that allows for quick and easy adjustments.

The massive 16" LX600 dual fork mount features 11" main gears and boasts pointing accuracy of one arcminute or better in High Precision Mode. This rock solid platform is sure to exceed the need for the most demanding applications.

The included Super Giant Field Tripod ensures a research grade foundation for this largest of the LX600 models and is remarkably transportable for an instrument of its size and specifications.

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

The 16" LX600 Advanced Coma-Free comes fully equipped with AutoStar II keypad with 14,000 object library, Meade 2" Series 5000 diagonal with enhanced 99% reflectivity, Meade 2" MWA 21mm eyepiece, and 8x50 viewfinder with quick release bracket.

Power panel includes the following ports: 12V input, 12V output, illuminated reticle, handbox, RS-232 x1, StarLock, Aux, and Focuser.

Product carries full 3 year Australian Meade warranty.

Additional Information

Model Number 1608-70-03
Telescope Series Meade LX600
Telescope Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free
Telescope Aperture 16"
Telescope Focal Ratio f/8
Telescope Focal Length (mm) 3251
Optical Coatings UHTC
Includes Telescope Mount? Yes
Telescope Tripod Included? Yes
Diagonal Included? Yes - 2" Star Diagonal
Telescope Eyepiece(s) Included? Yes - 1 Eyepiece Included
Finder Included? Yes - 8 x 50 Finder Included
Telescope Power Adapter Included? Yes - AC Adapter Included
Focuser Style Internal Moving Primary
Focuser Size Internal Focuser with 2" Rear Cell Adapter
Focuser Speed Dual Speed
Telescope Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Objects in Telescope Database 145,000
Telescope Power Source 12V
Telescope Warranty Period 3 year

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