|Article number:||16" f/8 SCT LX600|
Meade’s remarkable LX600 f/8 ACF with StarLock technology takes a giant leap forward by making astro-imaging much easier and making setup and transportation a breeze. The LX600 is a simple to operate, portable package that makes taking great astrophotos as easy as focusing your camera and opening the shutter. The collection of features and technology integrated into the LX600 is unavailable from any other manufacturer and its ease of use cannot be duplicated by just attaching a set of add-ons to another scope.
All LX600-ACF f/8 Advanced Coma-Free Telescopes include StarLock - dual imager and integrated full-time autoguider, Ultra Precision Pointing and Assisted Drift Alignment, bronze worm and aluminum gear drive system with low periodic error, Detachable OTAs for easier assembly and transport, GPS Receiver, Oversized Low-Expansion Borosilicate Primary Mirror, Schott® Borofloat® Glass Corrector Plate, Diffraction Limited Optics, Ultra High Transmission Coatings (UHTC), Internal Crayford-style Zero Image Shift Focusing system with 7:1 focus control, OTA Tube Balance Weight System, AutoStar II handbox with 144,000 object library, Smart Drive with Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC), Patented Level North Technology (LNT) Alignment System, 8x50 Viewfinder, and AutoStar Suite Software.
|Primary Diameter:||406.4mm (16 inch)|
|Focuser:||2-speed 7:1 Ratio Crayford|
|Telescope Weight, Optical Tube/Assembled:||275lbs/350lbs|