Meade SKU: 07018 | Helix SKU: ME07018
With the option of using a Meade Super Giant Field Tripod, the 16" LX200 Is remarkably transportable for an instrument of its size and specifications. This extremely strong and rigid tripod assembly, incorporating massive 4"-diameter steel tripod legs, results in virtually no compromise whatever in telescope stability versus using a permanently mounted pier. For the 16" LX200 only, including LX200 "Classic", LX200GPS, and LX200-ACF models.
|Assembled Product Dimensions||29" x 29" x 40.5"|
|Assembled Product Weight||123 lbs|
|Experience Level||Intermediate, Advanced|
Meade SKU: 228000 | Helix SKU: ME228000
The LX65 features a newly designed single-arm mount with Meade’s AudioStar® Hand controller. This new mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance. Additionally, the LX65 has the ability to hold two optical tubes, making your experience twice as enjoyable! With its quick and portable setup, you’re ready to start observing in minutes. The LX65 system breaks down into 3 compact pieces and does not require any tools, making it a breeze to transport to your favorite dark sky location!
This versatile scope features two dovetail receivers that allows you to use two optical tubes at once! Attach up to a 7lb OTA on the secondary saddle for a chance to observe your objects both in wide field or close up. This added versatility makes the LX65 great for astronomy outreach or sharing the night sky with others and will be sure to impress anyone with its technology and optics.
The LX65 are smart scopes that know the night sky right out of the box. Enter your site information, find level and North, and Easy Align picks two alignment stars for you and places them right in your viewfinder. Center them to fine tune your alignment and the wonders of the Universe are at your fingertips.
The Meade AudioStar® hand controller features audio files and an internal speaker. This computerized celestial object location system plugs into the telescope's handbox port, allowing a quick telescope alignment. Once aligned with the sky, the AudioStar® is ready to take you to any object in the over 30,000 object database. In addition to GOTO and tracking capability, AudioStar® permits a wide array of fascinating and educational functions such as multiple guided tours, digital positional readouts, the ability to link with a PC using optionally available software and cord, and much more.
|Experience Level||Beginner, Intermediate|
|Dovetail||Vixen-Style on Primary and Secondary Saddles|
|Object Database||30,000 objects|
|Control Panel||Handbox. Aux1 Port. Aux2 Port. 12v Power.|
|Power Source||Eight (8) C-size Batteries or 12v External Power (USER SUPPLIED)|
|Assembled Product Dimensions||33.5" x 39" x 63.5"|
|Assembled Product Weight||MOUNT ASSY: 18.7lbs. TRIPOD: 8.5lbs.|
Meade SKU: 07020 | Helix SKU: ME07020
Meade Standard Field Tripod #07020. Tripod as supplied with all Meade 8-12" LX90-ACF and 8-10" LX200-ACF models. The Standard Field Tripod gives your Meade the rock solid, research-grade foundation needed for demanding applications such as high power observing and astrophotograpy/imaging.
Tripod height is adjustable from 34" to 54", allowing for comfortable viewing from either standing or seated observing positions. Features super strong and exceptionally rigid chromed steel legs for excellent vibration damping. Telescope may be mounted in altitude-azimuth (vertical-horizontal) mode or can be equatorially (polar) aligned using an optionally available Meade Wedge or Ultrawedge. Tripod weight is 25 pounds.
|Assembled Product Dimensions||13" x 12.8" x 37"|
|Assembled Product Weight||25 lbs.|