Telescope Engineering Company - TEC

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Telescope Engineering Company began in 1994 as a distributor/subcontractor of optics and optical materials. Our primary products in the beginning were: zero-expansion Sitall blanks from LZOS, large mirrors and optical systems from LOMO and optics for Maksutov telescopes made in Kiev (Ukraine).

We were successful in all of these products and totally brought over to the USA eight systems over 1 meter size. Seven 1-meter systems were installed on Mt. Wilson - a multi-array interferometer project for the search of planets near the closest stars. A few more large Cassegrain systems from 1m to 1.4m were made for Japanese subcontractors and the largest, a 1.4m Cassegrain system, ended up in an observatory in South Africa.

In the late 90's we came to decision for starting our own production of optics and telescopes, at that time we brought to the USA a complete line of equipment for testing glass and optical manufacturing. In the 1998 we started production of optics in Golden, Colorado. We were producing a line of Maksutov telescopes ranging from 6" to 10" diameter and continue to work on special optics for professional observatories. In the beginning of the new century we began working on a new product - Apochromatic refractors, the first APO was made in the year 2000 ( APO200FL) and in 2002 we have started regular production of smaller refractors. The first production model of refractors was the APO140 F7 ED oiled triplet - which was a good choice for introduction to the market; later on we added larger models: APO160, APO180 and APO200. Apochromatic refractors make up the majority of our ongoing present and near future production.


Telescope Engineering APO250VT 10

SKU: APO250VT

Price: $49,000.00

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Telescope Engineering  TEC  APO 180 FL Apo Refractor

SKU: APO180FL

Price: $19,000.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC APO160FL Apo Refractor

SKU: APO160FL

Price: $12,500.00

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Telescope Engineering APO140ED Prime Focus Field Flattener

SKU: TEC-TECFF140

Price: $750.00

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Telescope Engineering 9

SKU: TEC-TEC9D

Price: $75.00

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Telescope Engineering 12

SKU: TEC-TEC12D

Price: $95.00

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Telescope Engineering Transportation Case for APO140 made in Germany

SKU: TEC-TEC140CASE

Price: $460.00

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Telescope Engineering Tube Rings for APO140ED

SKU: TEC-TEC140EDRINGS

Price: $330.00

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Telescope Engineering Tube Rings for APO160FL

SKU: TEC160FLRINGS

Price: $360.00

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Telescope Engineering APO160FL Prime Focus Field Flattener

SKU: FF APO160FL

Price: $750.00

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Telescope Engineering Transportation Case for APO180FL

SKU: TEC 180CASE

Price: $680.00

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Telescope Engineering Company Carry Handle for TEC140

SKU: TEC140 CARRY HANDLE

Price: $56.00

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Telescope Engineering  10x60 VARIO Finder (Baader Planetarium)

SKU: TEC-10X60VARIO

Price: $360.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC140FL Fluorite Apo Refractor

SKU: TEC-TEC140FL

Price: $6,600.00

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Telescope Engineering Finder Bracket / Base for Vario Finder

SKU: TEC-VARIOBRACKET

Price: $160.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC APO 200FL Refractor

SKU: TEC-TEC200FL

Price: $29,600.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC APO160ED Apo Refractor

SKU: TEC-TEC160ED

Price: $8,000.00

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Telescope Engineering APO160ED Prime Focus Field Flattener

SKU: FF APO160ED

Price: $750.00

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Telescope Engineering APO180FL Prime Focus Field Flattener

SKU: FF APO180FL

Price: $750.00

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TEC 1.25

SKU: TEC 1.25 EPT

Price: $600.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC APO 140 f/7 Tripelt Apochromat

SKU: APO140FL

Price: $6,600.00

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Telescope Engineering TEC APO 200FL f/7 Refractor

SKU: APO200FL

Price: $29,600.00

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