TEC 140mm f/7 APO ED Refractor TelescopeThe 140mm APO ED is TEC's most popular telescope and for good reason. With a generous aperture, superior optics and high quality construction the 140mm is unbeatable in its class.
The TEC 140mm APO ED is also a great choice for both the imaging and visual astronomer. Beautifully clear, high contrast and sharp FPL-53 oil spaced optics serve every astronomer well. The 140mm is also highly portable at only 19 pounds and 34 inches long.
TEC 140mm Features
- Oiled triplet design for ultra efficient use of light combined with FPL-53 lens elements.
- Retractable dew shield for ultra portability.
- Round edged baffles reduce turbulence.
- All telescope components are made and assembled in the USA.
Telescope Engineering Company was started in 1994 as an optical subcontracting company and after 6 years, many Maksutov, zero-expansion Sitall LZOS blanks, and several mammoth optical projects including a 1.4M system for an observatory the began to hone their expertise in on refractor systems.
TEC Optical Expertise and Professional Quality Refractors
Running their production in Golden, Colorado, TEC is operated by an adept team of optical engineers. Special attention is paid to every detail of their telescope design and every component is assembled and made in the USA.
Warranty Information: All TEC product carries a lifetime warranty! If TEC made it or if it came with your telescope, then TEC will guarantee that it is free from defect or fault under normal use. The warranty is also fully transferrable to all future owners.
Important Note: TEC produces all of their telescopes in very closely controlled batches which allows them to maintain a extreme level of quality control. Because they work on one model at a time and each run is done in predetermined quantities, they are able to accurately schedule deliveries. It is highly encouraged that customers put in their order as early as possible as runs often sell out and waiting to place an order could result in a longer waiting period. A 20% deposit is required for the 140mm however the deposit is only required when TEC tells OPT your optics are ready to be installed in a telescope. We will contact you at that time to finalize the order.
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