- Height Range: 34" to 54"
- Usable in both Alt-Azimuth and Equatorial modes
- Heavy duty construction, high stability
Meade Giant Field TripodThe Meade Giant Field Tripod gives your larger Meade the research-grade foundation needed for the most demanding applications such as extremely high power observing and astrophotograpy or CCD imaging.
Tripod height is adjustable from 34" to 54", allowing comfortable standing or seated observations through the telescope. Features super strong and exceptionally rigid large diameter 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 wedge. Tripod weight is 50 pounds.
- Meade Giant Field Tripod
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Hi is this the tripod I need for a 12" Meade LX200?
Yes, this is the standard tripod for 12" and 14" Meade LX200 telescopes.
What modifications would I need to mount an Orion Atlas mount on this tripod?
You would need a machined interface adapter as the tripod uses a 1/2"-13 threaded rod with a flat top plate, while the bottom of the Atlas mount is anything but flat and uses a metric thread to attach to the pocket in its tripod. Neither Meade or Orion m