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Meade LightBridge 10"(254mm),f/5 (1270mm)Truss-Tube Dobsonian Reflector Telescope.

SKU: MDDB10 MFR: 1005-05-03
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About this item

The LightBridge 10.0"/254 mm Reflector Telescope from Meade is a Dobsonian design that gathers lots of light in a package that is supremely portable.The Light Bridge truss-dobsonians, take down and set up quickly, allowing you to take one of these massive windows on the universe out to your favorite dark sky locations with ease. LightBridge dobs give you high quality Meade optics, premium components, and ultra portability - all for about the same price as an ordinary closed-tube dobsonian. Diffraction Limited Optics. Meade optics consistently outperform telescopes of similar and larger aperture. Consumers know that "Meade Optics Inside" means that what they see through our telescopes will be views that are detailed, crisp and full of contrast. Meade Optical Coatings. Aluminum Coatings with magnesium fluoride over coat provides bright images full of detail. 2" Crayford-Style Dual Speed fine Focuser, with a 10:1 speed reduction and 1.25" Adapter . Smooth precise focusing is achieved with this classic design. Steel RA Roller Bearings. Built-In Primary Mirror Cooling Fan. Bring the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly and efficiently. Advanced Four-Reticle Red Dot Viewfinder. 26mm QX Wide Angle 2" Eyepiece

What's Included With This Item

  • Meade LightBridge 10"(254mm) Reflector Telescope
  • Meade 26mm 2" QX Wide Angle Eyepiece
  • Adapter to Accept 1.25" Eyepieces
  • Red Dot Finder Scope with 4 Reticles
  • AutoStar Suite Software
  • Optical Tubes with Mirror
  • Dual Speed 2" Crayford Focuser with fine focus 10:1 speed reduction
  • Aluminum Trusses
  • Mount Base
  • Built-In Primary Mirror Cooling Fan
  • Steel RA Roller Bearings
  • Meade's 1 year Warranty.

Key Features

  • Compacts into easily-traveled package
  • Built-in eyepiece tray holds one 2" and three 1.25" optics
  • Incorporated primary mirror cooling fan shortens time to thermal equilibrium
  • Open rigid truss design provides greater portability and faster set up and take apart time
  • AutoStar Suite Windows- astronomy software assists the viewing by charting the night sky.
  • 2" Crayford focuser with adapter to accept 1.25" eyepieces
  • Roller bearings on the OTA mount azimuth axis and large diameter aluminum bearings on the altitude axis with a hand adjustable variable tension brake for smooth and stable movement

Technical Specs

Optical Design Newtonian reflector
Optical Lens Diameter 10.0" / 254 mm
Focal Length 50" / 1270 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Maximum Useful Magnification 600x
Mount Type Altazimuth
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter 2" (includes adapter accepting 1.25" eyepieces)
Finderscope Red Dot straight (4 reticles & variable illumination)
Motor No
GO-TO Capability No
PC Compatible Yes
Power Source Cooling fan requires 8 user-supplied "AA" batteries
Weight 65 lbs / 29.48 kg
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