Meade LX850-ACF 12 Inch f/8 Optical Tube AssemblyItem#: HN-MEAD487
You can now mate the most advanced optical system available on the German Equatorial mount of your choice.
Building on Meade’s award-winning Advanced Coma-Free™ (ACF™) optics, the 12" LX850 OTA employs a fast f/8 optical system with high-contrast baffling that insures crisp, pinpoint imaging to the very edge of the field. These OTAs feature an internal zero image shift Crayford-style focusing system with a two-speed, 7:1 control that provides smooth, precise focusing. The included Losmandy-style dovetail rail is precision machined and mated to the tube with wide-stance radius blocks for rock-steady observing. Included Vixen -style dovetail receiver allows you to mount optional accessories, such as a Meade Series 5000 80mm APO, to the OTA.
The LX800 ACF OTA’s comes standard with -Losmandy-style dovetail mounting rail, Series 5000 2” diagonal, Vixen-style dovetail receiver, 8x50 finderscope and a Series 5000 HD60 25mm eyepiece. A complete system designed to meet the needs to today’s demanding astro-imagers.
Product carries full one year Meade factory limited warranty.
Dimensions & Specifications
0.380 Arc Seconds
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- 10:1 dual speed Crayford focuser
- Sliding dew shield
- 2" Diagonal, Rings, Dovetail and Hard Case included
- Maximum payloads of 90 lbs.
- All new software assited polar alignment
- Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Tripod
- 40,000 object database with 400 user-definable objects
- Flash upgradeable hand control software