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Meade Instruments is known for its ground breaking and industry-leading innovation astronomy products.  They are continually adding new technology to make their products easier and more enjoyable to use, regardless of ones experience level. 

They offer a wide range of telescopes, telescope accessories, sports optics, microscopes, and weather stations.  With this wide range of products they consistently produce high quality with each item. 

Meade has the right telescope for the beginner all the way up to the serious observer.  The Meade’s refracting telescopes, such as the Meade NG60-SM, are great for beginners who want the entire range of astronomical and terrestrial subjects.  For the exclusive astronomical observer the reflecting telescope are ideal.  The Meade StarNavigator Altazimuth series will fit their needs .  For the extremely serious observer will find Meade’s Advanced Coma Free models LX200-ACF to be just what they dreamed for. 

For the sun observer the Meade offers Coronado PST models.  The Meade Coronado PST is perfect for the entry-level user and for the serious solar enthusiast there is the Meade Coronado Solarmax II series. 

Telescope accessories are available.  Meade produces a variety of telescope filters.  They offer Meade series 4000 filter set, Meade Series 4000 Moon filter, Nebular filters, and many more.  Another important telescope accessory are eyepieces.  The Meade Series 4000 and the Meade Series 5000 are excellent eyepieces. 

Meade also provides high quality spots optics. Meads Wilderness series spotting scopes are premium-quality with powerful light-gathering ability.  They are high quality, waterproof, lightweight and durable. 

Weather stations are another product that Meade manufactures.  Meade Deluxe Professional Weather station and the Meade Professional Weather station are fully function weather stations that records and charts 24 barometric pressure history.   For a more affordable weather station there is the Meade Personal weather station

They have a range of microscope.  From a fun Childrens 28-piece microscope to the Meade Model 9260 a high quality student type microscope. 

Meade Instrument has made a commitment to provide outstanding customer service.  Their Better Business Bureau rating is an “A” which shows that they have kept their commitment to customer service. They are known to be easy to reach and easy to work with. 


 

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26 Lb. Counterweight for LX850

26 lb. stainless steel counterweight for LX850 mount. 07631
$199.00

LX70 Counterweight

Extra counterweight for LX70 German Equatorial Mount. 11.4 pounds, 6” diameter by 1.7 inches wide, with center bore approximately .8 inch (2cm)
$44.95

LX70 Dual Axis Motor Drive

Dual Axis Motor Drive for LX70 German Equatorial Mount. Adds full time RA tracking and motorized movement in both RA and Declination controlled via the included keypad. Speed selectable for 2x, 4x and 8x sidereal. Northern and Southern Hemisphere compatible, with selectable N/S switch. Requires 4 D-Cell batteries, not included.
$159.95

LX70 German Equatorial Mount

German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, steel tripod. Mount weight 9 pounds, tripod weight 12 pounds, Tripod height adjustable from 33 to 46 inches tall. Tripod footprint 38” leg tip to leg tip. Maximum recommended payload 20 pounds, excluding counterweight. Includes “Vixen” style dovetail for OTA mounting. Single 11.4 pound counterweight.
$399.95

LX70 M6 6" Maksutov-Cassegrain on German Equatorial Mount

Aperture: 6”, 1800mm focal length. Focal Ratio: f/12. German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, steel tripod, 8x50 optical viewfinder, 2” diagonal with 1.25” adapter, Plössl 26mm and 9mm (69X and 200X). Optical tube weight is 12 pounds with dovetail. Single 11.4 pound counterweight. Total telescope weight 49 pounds.
$1,099.95

LX70 R5 4.7" Achromat Refractor on German Equatorial Mount

Clear Aperture: 4.7”, 1000mm focal length. Focal Ratio: f/8.3. German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, steel tripod, 6x30 optical viewfinder, 2” rack and pinion focuser and 2” diagonal with 1.25” adapter, Plössl 26mm and 9mm (38X and 111X). Optical tube weight is 11 pounds. Single 11.4 pound counterweight. Total telescope weight 48 pounds.
$699.95

LX70 R6 6" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount

Aperture: 6”, 750mm focal length. Focal Ratio: f/5. German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, steel tripod, 6x30 optical viewfinder, 2” rack and pinion focuser with 1.25” adapter, Plössl 26mm and 9mm (29X and 83X), and extension tube for astrophotography. Optical tube weight is 12 pounds. Single 11.4 pound counterweight. Total telescope weight 49 pounds.
$639.95

LX70 R8 8" Reflector on German Equatorial Mount

Aperture: 8”, 1000mm focal length. Focal Ratio: f/5. German EQ Mount with slow motion controls, steel tripod, 8x50 optical viewfinder, 2” rack and pinion focuser with 1.25” adapter, Plössl 26mm and 9mm (38X and 111X), and extension tube for astrophotography. Optical tube weight is 20 pounds with cradle ring. Two 11.4 pound counterweights. Total telescope weight 69 pounds.
$699.95

Meade 10" ACF F/8 Optical Tube Assembly

Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 10" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field.
$2,499.00

Meade 12 Inch LX200-ACF Advanced Coma Free OTA w/UHTC Coatings w/o Tripod

Meade has created a design with the same coma free pinpoint star images and flatter field that discerning astrophotographers and most professional observatories have come to expect. The LX200-ACF (Advanced Coma Free) is the perfect platform for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast.

$3,899.00

Meade 12" ACF F/8 Optical Tube Assembly

Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 12" OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field.
$3,499.00

Meade 14 Inch LX200-ACF Advanced Coma Free OTA w/UHTC Coatings w/o Tripod

Meade has created a design with the same coma free pinpoint star images and flatter field that discerning astrophotographers and most professional observatories have come to expect. The LX200-ACF (Advanced Coma Free) is the perfect platform for the demanding researcher and imaging enthusiast.

$6,399.00