Meade NEW 14" LX600-ACF (f/8) Advanced Coma-Free Telescope with StarLock

Meade
SKU: MD14LX600A MFR: 1408-70-01

About Meade LX600-ACF (f/8)

The Meade 14" LX600-ACF (f/8) Advanced Coma-Free Telescope with StarLock has 14" diameter f/8 ACF optics (focal length 2845 mm) and Ultra-High Transmission Coatings (UHTC) for maximum image brightness and contrast. The redesigned mirror mounting system achieves zero image shift eliminating the need for a mirror lock and includes an internal Crayford style focuser with two speed, 7:1 reduction control that allows for quick and easy adjustments.

The dual fork mount features 5.75" main gear and pointing accuracy of one arcminute or better in High Precision Mode. This rock solid platform is sure to exceed the need for the most demanding applications. The LX600 features DC-servo motors on each axis with a maximum slew speed of 8 degrees per second, allowing slewing 180 degrees to the opposite side of the sky in under 30 seconds. Fine slewing and photographic guiding speeds can be adjusted from .01x to 1x sidereal, in .01x sidereal increments. Preset slew speeds include 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x; 1 and 2 degrees per second, adjustable in .1 degrees/sec.

Meade LX600-ACF (f/8) Features

  • The Meade 14" LX600 ACF with StarLock is a unique design with an integrated object finding and star tracking system built right into the telescope mount
  • The LX600 ACF with StarLock enables you to pinpoint stars all the way across the field of view with the redesigned f/8 ACF optics
  • The Meade LX600 ACF with StarLock has a completely redesigned mirror mounting system that achieves zero-image shift
  • Featured with the Meade LX600 ACF is the Autostar II Controller that puts over 145,000 objects at your fingertips with the fastest go to performance around
  • The Meade 14" LX600 ACF has large, high quality worm-gear drives in both axes which allows for smooth movements and is especially useful during long exposure astrophotography
  • The Meade 14" LX600 ACF with StarLock by design, communicates directly with the motor drives to lock onto its target with arcsecond precision
  • The Meade 14" LX600 ACF with StarLock is a portable package that is easy to operate and makes taking great astrophotos a snap
  • Detachable OTA for easier assembly and transport.

Meade LX600-ACF (f/8) Specifications

Highest Useful Magnification
711x
Visual Limiting Magnitude
15.3
Focal Length
2845mm
Focal Ratio
f/8
Resolution
0.33 arc seconds
Aperture
14"
Optical Coatings
UHTC coatings
Prisms
1.25" Diagonal Prism
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