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Available from Meade Authorized Dealers [click here]  Series 5000™ Ultra Premium Eyepieces
 
 
5 Element Plossl Series 5000   Super Wide Angle Series 5000   Ultra Wide Angle Series 5000
   
  The new Series 5000 Plössl eyepieces represent a milestone in design and engineering. The five and six element designs feature tack sharp optical performance which delivers a 40% improvement in corrections for chromatic aberration and edge-distortions over traditional plössl. They yield the widest possible fields-of-view, consistent with pinpoint edge-of-field sharpness and contrast. Compare their unparalleled 60° apparent field-of-view to any Plössl on the market today. Take a look through the new Meade Series 5000 Plössls and rediscover your favorite celestial objects.     The new Series 5000 Super Wide Angle eyepieces boast a 68° apparent field-of-view and image resolution that is razor sharp from edge-to-edge. Because of its innovative six and seven element design the objects you observe will be rich in detail and contrast with virtually no chromatic aberration. These eyepieces are made of the finest materials available, and are a perfect optical match for Schmidt-Cassegrains, fast Newtonians and Schmidt-Newtonians. First light with the new Series 5000 Super Wide Angle eyepieces will be an event you always remember.     The Representing the ultimate in eyepiece design and technology, the new six and seven element Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle eyepieces deliver extremely high resolution, contrast and full-field sharpness over an astounding 82° apparent field-of-view. Only the highest quality materials were selected to create these extraordinary eyepieces. The designs required several different types of exotic glass in order to achieve the highest level of optical performance. Looking through a Series 5000 Ultra Wide Angle eyepiece is the next best thing to actually being there.
 
Wide 60° apparent field-of-view
Premium grade optical glass
Individually tuned, multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission
Lens edges and all internal metal surfaces are blackened to maximize image contrast
Parfocal - little or no refocusing required when switching eyepieces
Long eye relief
Adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguards
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Super Wide 68° apparent field-of-view
Premium grade optical glass
Individually tuned, multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission
Lens edges and all internal metal surfaces are blackened to maximize image contrast
Parfocal - little or no refocusing required when switching eyepieces
Long eye relief
Adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguards
View Specs & Prices
   
Ultra Wide 82° apparent field-of-view
Premium grade optical glass
Individually tuned, multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission
Lens edges and all internal metal surfaces are blackened to maximize image contrast
Parfocal - little or no refocusing required when switching eyepieces
Long eye relief
Adjustable twist-up rubber eyeguards
View Specs & Prices
 
Series 5000 Eyepiece Sets
5 Element Plossl Set   Super Wide Angle Set   Ultra Wide Angle Set
5 Element Plossl Set   Super Wide Angle Set   Ultra Wide Angle Set
5 Element Plossl Set   Super Wide Angle Set   Ultra Wide Angle Set
 
Includes:
5.5mm 5 Element Plossl Eyepiece
14mm 5 Element Plossl Eyepiece
20mm 5 Element Plossl Eyepiece
32mm 5 Element Plossl Eyepiece
Aluminum Case
$495 value
   
   
Includes:
16mm Super Wide Angle Eyepiece
24mm Super Wide Angle Eyepiece
34mm Super Wide Angle Eyepiece
Aluminum Case
$800 value
   
Includes:
6.7mm Ultra Wide Angle Eyepiece
18mm Ultra Wide Angle Eyepiece
30mm Ultra Wide Angle Eyepiece
Aluminum Case
$1,000 value
  Price: $349     Price: $599     Price: $749
 
Series 5000 TeleXtenders
Series 5000 TeleXtenders The new Series 5000 TeleXtenders are the finest power multipliers sold today. Their advanced 4 element design delivers a flatter field-of-view with sharper edges than even the best 3 element apochromatic Barlows. They feature fully multi-coated lenses with no color fringing. Get all of the benefits from your 2" eyepieces with the new Series 5000 2x 2" TeleXtender (with 1.25" adapter). The 5x TeleXtender is a perfect match for short focal length refractors - particularly for viewing or imaging planets in minute detail.
 
  • Flat field-of-view
  • Premium grade optical glass
  • Individually tuned, multi-layered coatings for maximum light transmission and highest contrast
  • Lens edges and all internal metal surfaces are blackened to maximize image contrast
  • Maintain the comfortable eye relief of longer focal length eyepieces while increasing the magnification
Product Number Magnification Barrel Size Number of Elements Blackened Edges Price
07670 2x 1.25" 4 Yes $159
07676 3x 1.25" 4 Yes $159
07671 5x 1.25" 4 Yes $159
07672 2x 2.00" 4 Yes $229
 
 
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