The LX65 Mount and Tripod with AudioStar :
This mount with tripod features a newly designed single arm mount with Meade's AudioStar Hand controller. This new mount is compact, yet sturdy, providing a great combination of portability and performance. Additionally, the LX65 has the ability to hold two optical tubes, making your experience twice as enjoyable! With its quick and portable setup, you’re ready to start observing in minutes. The LX65 system breaks down into 3 compact pieces and does not require any tools, making it a breeze to transport to your favorite dark sky location!
This sturdy mount uses AudioStar, a database containing over 30,000 objects for you to observe! With a push of a button, let the AudioStar Astronomer Inside take you on a guided tour of tonight's best objects in the sky! With its built-in speaker, you will be able to learn so much about the objects you’re viewing, it’s like having an astronomer there with you!
Aligning your telescope is simple and straightforward, too. With a simple 2-star alignment procedure, you will be observing the sky in minutes. AudioStar will find two bright objects and once they are centered in your eyepiece, simply press ALIGN and you’re ready to go!
This versatile scope features two dovetail receivers that allow you to use two optical tubes at once. Attach up to a 7-pound Optical Tube Assembly onto the secondary saddle for a chance to observe your objects both in wide field or close up. This added versatility makes the LX65 great for community outreach or sharing the night sky with others and will be sure to impress anyone with its technology and optics.
All LX65 Series Telescopes feature a newly designed single-arm mount with two Vixen-style dovetail saddles; all metal gears with brass worm gears and aluminum main gears; Altitude Clutch Knob for easy tube balancing; AudioStar handbox with an over 30,000 object library and built-in speaker; and Astronomer Inside™ audio content. Includes adjustable height Field Tripod; and AutoStar Suite software. Powered by 8 "C" cell alkaline batteries (not included) or external 12V DC/AC adapter (not included).