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Meade: LX80 Telescopes

LX80 Combination Packages

The LX80 brings together an astonishing array of technologically advanced optics and mechanical mount achievements that provide the kind of innovation and quality that only Meade can deliver.

Vixen-style dovetail OTA mounting. The die-cast aluminum, industry-standard dovetail provides compatibility with most OTAs.

Heavy-duty mount. Rock-solid, stable platform with precision worm gear drives on both axes for both visual and astrophotographic requirements.

Sectional counterweight shaft. Allows for selecting the ideal shaft length for counterbalancing or dual-tube configurations.

Multi-mount adjustment. Quickly change between alt-az mode and German Equatorial mode.

Control panel. Includes power connector, handbox port and two auxiliary ports for connecting optional equipment.

Audiostar™ computer-control handbox. Meade’s revolutionary AudioStar computer controller finds and points your telescope to over 30,000 objects in the night sky. With its Astronomer Inside™ digital audio technology, everyone around the telescope can listen and learn about the 500-plus celestial objects contained in its database, including planets, nebulae, star clusters, the Moon and much more.

Fine-tune tripod adjusters. Quickly and easily level your tripod for optimum pointing accuracy.

Stainless-steel tripod legs.Two inch diameter legs provide a stable foundation.