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Meade LX200 12" ACF Telescope

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  • 12" f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Giant Field Tripod
  • AutoStar II GOTO system
  • 3 Years Meade Australia Manufacturer Warranty
  • SKU: MEA-1210-60-03
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    Meade LX200-ACF 12" UHTC Catadioptric Telescope

    Being part of the Meade LX200 Series legacy, the Meade LX200-ACF 12" UHTC Catadioptric Telescope packs many revolutionary features for the finest astroviewing experience. The telescope has a wide 12" aperture (focal length: 3048mm) and premium Advanced Coma Free (ACF) Optics, ensuring that you would be able to get crisp, clear views of the deep space skies. The optics are also enhanced with Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) to increase light transmission to its optimum level. Equipped with Meade's Signature Smart Drive with Permanent Periodic Error correction, the LX200 telescope offers precise star alignment and adjustments in an instant. The integrated AutoStar II GOTO together with Level North Technology System allows you to accurately align your telescopes in a quick manner. With such advanced technology, it is no wonder that the LX200 has been looked highly upon by professional communities.

    Meade LX200-ACF 12" UHTC Catadioptric Telescope Features:
  • 12" f/10 Advanced Coma Free Optics
  • Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC)
  • Giant Field Tripod
  • AutoStar II GOTO system
  • 3 Years Meade Australia Manufacturer Warranty
  • Specification

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    Clear Aperture 12"
    Optical Design Advanced Coma-Free (ACF)
    Optical Coatings UHTC™
    Focal Length 3048mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Resolving Power (Dawes' Limit) 0.38 arc-seconds
    Oversized Primary Mirror Yes
    Mirror Lock Yes
    Viewfinder 8x50mm with cross-hair reticle
    Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000™ Super Plossl
    Focuser Mechanism Single Speed Focuser
    Diagonal 1.25" Diagonal Prism
    Mount Type Heavy-Duty Fork Type; double-tine
    Hand Controller AutoStar® II
    Object Database 145,000 objects
    Pointing Precision (High Precision Mode) 1 arc-minute (+/-)
    Periodic Error Correction Both Axes
    Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC) Yes
    Slow Motion Controls Mechanical & Electronic
    Slew Speeds RA and Dec: 0.01x to 1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 2°/sec, variable in 0.1° increments
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates
    Control Panel 12v DC in, 12v DC out, Power, focuser, Reticle, Handbox port, 2x computer connection ports (RS232), 1 Aux Guide Port
    Tripod Giant Field Tripod
    Power (Optional) 12v DC, 5 amp Meade Universal Power Supply
    Battery (user-supplied) 8 x C cells
    GPS Receiver Yes
    True Level & North Sensors (LNT) Yes
    Time Chip Yes
    Electronic Focuser Optional
    Smart Mount™ Yes
    Smart Drive™ Yes
    Anti-Vibration Pads Optional
    Wedge Optional
    User Level For Advanced
    Telescope Type Advanced Coma-Free
    Aperture Size 304mm
    Focal Length 3048mm
    Focal Ratio f/10
    Highest Practical Magnification 600x
    Finderscope 8x50
    Eyepieces Series 4000 Super Plossl 26mm
    Mount Type Computerized Mount
    Tripod Steel
    Warranty 3 Years Limited Warranty



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