Meade LX85 Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

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ME-217000
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  • Meade LX85 Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

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    Meade LX85 Computerized German Equatorial Telescope Mount

    The versatile and portable Meade LX85 German EQ Mount delivers top-notch performance for beginner astronomers and experienced astrophotographers alike! Capable of handling a wide variety of optical tubes and equipment, this reliable mount will carry you through all your night sky journeys!

    The LX85’s vixen-style dovetail receiver is capable of supporting up to 33 lbs. of observing equipment, including an array of different optical tubes, while the sturdy build and low-cog servo motors ensure smooth tracking performance. In addition to handling slight load imbalances, this stable mount’s built-in integer gearing motor drive allows you to track through long exposures using the Smart Drive feature to record Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC).

    With the touch of a button, you will gain access to over 30,000 celestial objects and over four hours of educational content with the included AudioStar® hand controller and AudioStar®’s Astronomer Inside.

    KEY FEATURES

    • Vixen-style Dovetail Receiver- capable of supporting up to 33lbs of observing equipment and ensures smooth tracking performance.
    • Built-in Integer Gearing Motor Drive- handles slight load imbalances with ease. Allows tracking through long exposures using the Smart Drive feature to record permanent periodic error correction (PPEC).
    • Integrated Autoguider Port- readily connect your autoguider camera for an easy and straightforward astro-imaging experience.
    • AudioStar Hand Controller- allows you to view over 30,000 celestial objects and access over four hours of educational content.

    Specifications

    ComputerizedComputerized
    Drive TypeLow Cog 12v DC Servo Motors
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignGerman Equatorial
    Instrument Capacity33 lbs
    Mount Head Weight10.8lbs
    PECYes
    PortsAutoguider
    PortsAUX
    PortsDEC
    PortsHBX
    Power Consumption12v 5a
    Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
    Total Weight34.1 lbs
    Tripod Weight12.4 lbs

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