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Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket

Item # HN-MEAD329

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Brand
Meade
Warranty
1 Year
Telescope Accessories Series
45 Erecting Prisms / Diagonals / Viewfinders
Color
Blue Tube, White Tube

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  • Meade 8x50 Viewfinder
  • Mounting Bracket Included
  • Rear-Focus design
  • As supplied with Meade LX series Telescopes
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Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Great optics (5)
  • Strong construction (5)
  • Good padding (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astronomy (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Reviewed by 6 customers

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    5.0

    Meade 8x50 viewfinder

    By Peter

    from Scottsdale, AZ.

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Padding
    • Great Optics
    • Strong Construction
    • Widely Compatible Adapter

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Terrestrial Viewing

      Comments about Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket:

      Great entry level viewfinder. I had purchased a used Mease telescope but without the original viewfinder. This one was a perfect replacement as it was the one that originally came with a new telescope.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Meade 8x50mm finder scope

      By budman1961

      from Springfield, MO

      About Me Avid Adventurer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Great Optics
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Astrophotography

        Comments about Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket:

        I have one bugaboo, there should be 6 nylon screws to hold the tube inside the rings, this one had 5, plus one steel, spring loaded screw/bolt. It has a nylon tip, so it wont mar the finish.

        I dont know if that was intentional or not, I thought you should know.

        It isn't the deep navy blue like is on the LX200's, it a somewhat lighter blue metallic.

        Andy

        Service and delivery comments:

        I ordered by 10:00 AM, CST on a Tuesday, in my hand on Friday.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        A decent value

        By Stargazer

        from St. Louis, MO

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Optics
        • Nice appearance

        Cons

        • Cheap adjustment screws

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy

        Comments about Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket:

        The viewfinder itself appears to be well made, but the alignment screws are cheap plastic. One of them came pre-stripped and wouldn't tighten. Also, the rubber eyecup was deformed during shipping and is not round anymore. Still, it is a decent product for the price.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        The quality you'd expect from Meade

        By Wiljugl5

        from Fort Wayne, IN

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Optics
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Designed only for Meade

        Best Uses

        • Astronomy
        • Astrophotography

        Comments about Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket:

        Great price. High quality. I bought it to attach to a Celestron scope, so had to make an adaptor plate (not a big deal). I'd reccomend this item to anyone needing a larger finder for their OTA.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        MY LIFE IS COMPLETE

        By Carl

        from Weatogue, CT

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Better than I expected
        • Easy To Use
        • Good Padding
        • Great Optics
        • Strong Construction
        • Widely Compatible Adapter

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Astronomy

          Comments about Meade #828 8x50 Viewfinder with Bracket:

          [...] as I unpacked it , my first sight of it was the beautifull blue color of it. As I took it up in my hands, I was empressed with the weight of it.It felt solid and had the feeling of quality .About the only thing that would have made it perfect would be if the scope had jumped out of the box and put its self on the telescope by its self. But then I would not have had all the fun of doing that myself.

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          • No

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