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Meade LX200-ACF Telescope Specifications

Specifications
8"
10"
12"
14"
16"
Optical Design Advanced Coma Free Advanced Coma Free Advanced Coma Free Advanced Coma Free Advanced Coma Free
Clear Aperture 203mm (8") 254mm (10") 305mm (12") 356mm(14") 406.4mm (16")
Focal Length Focal Ratio 2000mm f/10 (8") 2500mm f/10 (10") 3048mm f/10 (12") 3556mm f/10 (14") 4064mm f/10
Maximum Practical Visual Power 600X (8") 650X (10") 750X (12") 850X (14") 950X (16")
Telescope Mounting heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine heavy-duty fork type; double-tine
Primary Mirror Lock included (progressive tension) All models
Zero Image-Shift Microfocuser optional accessory Order PN: 07080 optional accessory Order PN: 07080 optional accessory Order PN: 07080 optional accessory Order PN: 07080 included (4-speed)
Eyepiece Series 4000 26mm Super Plossl Series 4000 26mm Super Plossl Series 4000 26mm Super Plossl Series 4000 26mm Super Plossl Series 5000 26mm 5-Element Plossl
Viewfinder 8 x 50mm 8 x 50mm 8 x 50mm 8 x 50mm 8 x 50mm
GPS, True-level and North sensors included (16-channel GPS receiver) All models
Pointing Precision, High Precision Mode 1-arc min. All models
AutoStar II Hand Controller included (145,000 object database) All models
Batteries (user-supplied) 8 x C-cells 8 x C-cells 8 x C-cells 8 x C-cells none
Battery Life (approx.) 20 hrs 20 hrs 20 hrs 20 hrs n/a
Slew Speed: RA and Dec: 0.01x to 1.0x sidereal, variable in 0.01x increments; 2x, 8x, 16x, 64x, 128x sidereal; 1°/sec. to 8°/sec., variable in 0.1° increments All models
Tracking Rates sidereal, lunar, or custom-selected from 2000 incremental rates All models
Primary, Secondary Mirrors Pyrex glass Pyrex glass Pyrex glass Pyrex glass Pyrex glass grade-A
Correcting Plate/Lens water white glass water white glass water white glass water white glass water white glass
Total Net Telescope Weight 73 lbs. 90 lbs. 125 lbs. 166 lbs. 318 lbs. (with Field Tripod)
Telescope Shipping Weight (approx.) 94 lbs. 122 lbs. 165 lbs. 225 lbs. 360 lbs.
Field Tripod Height all models: 30" to 44" variable 30" to 44" variable 40" to 50" variable 40" to 50" variable 40" to 50" variable
UHTC Included Included Included Included Included