The Meade LX850 German Equatorial Mount with StarLock dual-image full-time autoguider uses an 80 mm f/5 optic and two camera sensor system to provide computer-assisted polar alignment and then guides the mount in real-time, automatically programs periodic error correction, and achieves a guiding accuracy of up to 1 arcsecond in good seeing.
Constructed of machined stainless steel and aircraft-grade aluminum the Meade LX-850 Mount has a 90-pound instrument load capacity. The rigorous machine's top-grade mount materials provide a rock-solid foundation. A 1.75-inch stainless steel right accession shaft ensures extra durability, while brass worm gears and 225 tooth aluminum gears ensure smooth and precise torque.
Key Features of the Meade LX850 German EQ Mount
AutoStar II GoTo System-Puts over 140,000 celestial objects at your fingertips and delivers the fastest GoTo performance available.
StarLock Technology-Centers your target in the eyepiece and track with arcsecond accuracy so you can concentrate on the beautiful, wide fields of pinpoint stars created by the superb f/8 ACF optical system.
Machined Stainless Steel and Aircraft Grade Aluminum- Boasts a 90-pound instrument capacity.
Anti-vibration pads- Produce smoother imaging and views.
- Telescope to Computer USB Cable and AutoStar Suite Software.