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Telescope Engineering TEC APO160ED Apo Refractor


Price: $8,000.00



The APO160ED is next step in size after APO140. This scope is a scaled version of the APO140, it is slightly longer and heavier, and may required larger mount.

The APO 160 has number of features that in a given combination are rarely found in one scope:

  • Precision apochromatic objective with modern coating that makes lenses almost invisible.
  • Retractable Dew Shield.
  • Light weight tube assembly.
  • FeatherTouch 360° rotatable focuser with coarse and fine focusing.
  • Collet type eyepiece holder.

Line of accessories, including:

  • Precision tube rings with adjustable latches
  • Dovetail plate (same width and fit as Losmandy plates)
  • Finder bracket with new principle of finder adjustment with two thumb screws only

Includes optical tube assembly, front cover, plug, tube rings.

Deposit Required: $3,000

Clear aperture 6.3" / 160 mm
Focal Ratio 8
Focal Length 1280 mm
Image scale 2.7 arc min/mm
Field curvatre 490 mm
Resolution (theoretical) .75 arc sec
Focuser Feather Touch 3545
Eyepiece holder 2" Collet type
Focusing range 4.5" / 114 mm
One turn focus travel Coarse 21.5 mm / Fine 2.3 mm
Back focus distance 7" / 180 mm
Focuser load capacity 10 lb
Tube assembly diameter 6.42" / 163 mm
Dew shield diameter 8" / 202 mm
TA length(shortest) 45.5" / 1156 mm
Balance point position OTA weight 26 lb / 12 kg
Lens coatings Broad band 5 layer antireflection coating (BBAR)




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