Meade LX800 GERMAN EQUATORIAL MOUNT W/STARLOCK 37-0800-00
Item No. 612-15040
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Manuf. No. Meade 37-0800-00
(arrives February 2012)
Meade Instruments LX800 German Equatorial Mount with Starlock, 37-0800-00
This is an ultra-high precision German Equatorial Mount. Accurate to 1 arc second.
It includes Starlock technology allowing for fully automated guiding. An 80mm refractor, attached to the mount's saddle plate, with a built in guide camera locks onto a guide star and focuses automatically!
Computer-assisted polar alignment.
Starlock also automatically programs periodic error correction and corrects for any other errors down to virtually zero ensuring extremely accurate guiding.
The Ultimate Imaging Platform: The Meade LX800
Featuring revolutionary Starlock technology, the Meade LX800 is the quintessential full-package imaging platform. Drawing from 39 years of astronomy innovation and experience, Meade Instruments has put every feature the astrophotographer could want into one amazing bundle.
Precision Machined, Solid German Equatorial Mount
The basis of any great imaging set up, the German Equatorial mount. The Meade LX800 EQ is constructed of machined stainless steel and aircraft grade aluminum. The rigorous machine quality, sturdy tripod and top grade mount materials provide a rock solid foundation. A 1.75 in. stainless steel right accession shaft ensures extra durability. Brass worm gears and 225 tooth aluminum gears ensure a smooth and precise ride.
With a 90 pound instrument load capacity, the Meade LX800 mount has the muscle to easily carry large OTA and heavy imaging systems. The fully computerized GoTo system with included GPS includes a database of over 144,000 object, taking you anywhere you wish to go.